Gilbert Gazette

22
Sep

Help for 5 Common Career Mistakes

{Click here to read the original article on RealSimple.com.}

It might seem like a great idea to always be available to your co-workers or to take that side gig, but it could come back to bite you in the… career. Read more

15
Sep

The “Just Right” Reaction When You Mess Up At Work

{Click here to read the original article on Forbes.com.}

You’re tackling a typical day at the office, juggling meetings, phone calls, and that hyperactive inbox of yours, when suddenly it hits you — the worst possible feeling to have at work. Your heart drops, your face goes cold, and your adrenaline kicks in. You’ve just realized you’ve made a mistake. Read more

2
Sep

4 Ways to Handle Interview Questions You Don’t Know How to Answer

{Click here to read the original article on TheMuse.com.}

Preparing for interviews is serious business. But even if you practice, and practice, and practice, you could still get a question you just don’t know how to answer. Whether it’s a technical question on something you’ve never heard of before or just something completely unexpected, a question that stumps you can really throw off the pacing of the conversation and leave you a bit shaken up. Read more

25
Aug

Why a Great Resume is Your First Step to a Successful Job Interview

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

Job search in the new millennium is different and difficult for many job seekers, especially Men & Women of A Certain Age, professionals who are used to being recruited, people at all levels in all professions who have not been involved in a job search or updated and modernized their résumé for at least the past 3-5 years, and especially for those who are still social media challenged.

Whereas it is true employers do not hire a résumé, the vast majority of job seekers are totally unaware of the behind-the-scenes influence a professional or amateur looking résumé has on candidate selection and the subliminal impact it has in an interview. Read more

18
Aug

How I Landed 15 Job Interviews in 30 Minutes

{Click here to read the original article on TheMuse.com.}

At 20, I was gaining valuable experience and building my portfolio, which was going well until my father said “No more unpaid internships.”

In other words, I needed a job – and fast. Read more

11
Aug

Job Search Myths Debunked

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

I have been involved in the Career Services field in various capacities for the past 3 decades and I can tell you that there are a great many myths out there that are just that – myths – an idea that is believed by many people but that is not true. Read more

4
Aug

Want to Improve Your Job Search? Step Away from Your Computer!

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

Your PC and the internet are clearly valuable and critical tools in an effective job search in today's market.

The vast majority of job seekers, however, spend far too much time in front of their computer and not nearly enough time in front of people that can have a much greater impact on their job search than anything they find online. Read more

28
Jul

8 Secrets to Making a Great Impression on Anyone

{Click here to read the original article on The Muse.}

There’s no such thing as second chances when it comes to making a great first impression. Whether you like it or not, it only takes a few seconds for people to make an opinion – and often, it sticks. Read more

21
Jul

Break The Ice: 8 Networking Tips For Introverts

{Click here to read the original article on Entrepreneur.}

Success is largely determined by an ability to play to your strengths. If you happen to be shy or introverted, don’t limit your dreams or count yourself out just because you don’t fit the traditional image of an entrepreneur. There is more than one path to success. Read more

14
Jul

7 Myths About Networking: The Introvert Guide To Surviving Networking

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

Is there anything an introvert hates more than networking?

Probably not. At least, not with the introverts I come in contact with. Read more

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