COACHING CLAIMANTS: In job search “NO” simply means “not today.”

When I listen to my disability and work comp claimants use the phrase “rejection letter” to describe an email they received explaining that they were not chosen for a job, I often have the following conversation with them. First, I tell them to understand that they were not “rejected”. I explain to them that: ·        “NO”…

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How to turn rejection into opportunity!

When you are in a job search, it is important to remember that most companies’ hiring timelines won’t match your timeline exactly.  As a result, it is important to not fall into the trap of focusing only on jobs that are open today.  Instead, put on your sales hat and focus on jobs that will…

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Where did all the job seekers go?

For many job seekers, the holiday season is a time for… resting and taking some time off.  WHAT!? Unfortunately, what many job seekers don’t understand is that simply because there are fewer jobs OPEN and posted in December doesn’t mean that employers aren’t thinking about their hiring needs for next year—and where they are going…

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COACHING CLAIMANTS-Effective Holiday Networking.

  Your next job might be standing right next to you! Holiday parties and gatherings give you the chance to cross paths with people that you don’t see on a regular basis during the year. If you are in a job search, this is a golden opportunity to establish contacts that could help you find your…

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