Monthly Archive for July, 2016

: July, 2016

Consider the ‘red flags’ when staying in a job you dislike

A couple of weeks ago while waiting for coffee I overheard a discussion that sounded familiar:  The unpleasant aspects of staying with a job you hate. Most people can relate to that sinking feeling when you have a job that just doesn’t match your interest or see no future growth but you need to keep

Does job-hopping carry a bad stigma?

It depends. In the past, if managers saw your resume full of employers the immediate perception was translated into something must be wrong with you. However with the new norm of changing jobs every three to four years the sensitivity with employers has lessened to a degree. There are still lingering perceptions that you need

Declutter your job search

Searching for a new job can be an exercise in self-discipline as well as establishing a new mindset that accompanies a job change. Which brings me to the subject of clutter as in collecting thoughts that get you off focus during a time when your energy is needed to keep momentum flowing. Experts say when

Find opportunities, bust summer job search myths

Last week a job candidate described her angst in waiting to hear from employers about the status of their applications. Just like the Holidays, job searching through the summer can feel as though your efforts are put on hold until vacations are over and school is back in session. She was on the brink of deciding