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On Your Job Search - Work Harder, Not Smarter

Work Smarter, Not Harder at Your Job Search

I was watching “Chefs Table” this weekend, and a now-famous pastry chef was being interviewed about how he found his first job at a renowned restaurant. He said that he was living in Italy, and he called the restaurant and asked for work. The restaurant said, “sure, when do you want to start?” and that…

the veteran is not the problem

The Veteran Is Not The Problem

Often, I hear veterans say that they become discouraged in the job hunt. So much so that they believe that this an actual reflection of who they are. It is important to never take the job search personally. Sure we could all learn more skills, have more training, have more degrees, but who you are…

how to nail your next interview

How To Nail Your Next Interview

Are you actively applying for jobs and want to brush up on your interviewing skills? Here are a 4 tips and tricks of techniques you can use to nail your interview: 1. Use the S.T.A.R. Interview Method The S.T.A.R. Method is a behavioral based interviewing technique that evaluates problem solving skills, past performance, and measurable…

I dare you to love your job

I Dare You To Love Your Job

How many people do you know that truly enjoy their job? Who can you think of that looks forward to Monday? You may be laughing to yourself because there aren’t a lot people who look forward to Mondays. This is because most people are not passionate about what they are doing, the environment they are…

anatomy of a cover letter

The Anatomy of a Cover Letter

Cover letters; they are designed to accompany to every application you submit, and each one you write could mean the difference between being chosen for an interview or passed over. Many clients I work with find cover letters confusing, and are not sure how to write one without sounding redundant to their resume. A cover…

the art of networking

The Art of Networking

When I first started my position as a Business Development Associate, I was a recent University of Southern California graduate and did not have much work experience outside of the internships and positions I held on-campus during my undergraduate career. In addition to adjusting myself to the working culture from previously being a full-time student,…

dollars and sense job search

Dollars and Sense

Money isn’t everything. That being said, it is still money that buys our house, drives our car, orders our dinners and plans our vacations. And for those reasons, money is a vital piece of landing the perfect job. But despite being such an important process in finding and landing a job, salary negotiation is not…

using your network to increase your net worth

Using Your Network to Increase Your Net Worth

You hear this famous saying often, “It is not what you know, but who know.” Yet, when individuals think about wealth, thoughts such as money, investments, and property come to mind. Rarely do people consider their network as a source of developing wealth. However, typically our relationships with people are how we become exposed to…

2018: new year, new job search

2018: New Year, New Job Search

Happy New Year! Are you ready for 2018? Do you have a neat to-do list of how to make yourself a better, more productive individual? What are your 2018 resolutions? Personally, I think New Years resolutions are terrible. Here is why. Resolutions focus on the end result rather than the journey, which can set you…