Job Hunting – Page 7 – Career Coach MJV
October 6, 2016

Aptitude Testing: is it for you

 Ever wondered what you are really good at? I have. One way to discover your strengths and turn them into a satisfying career is through aptitude […]
September 8, 2016

It’s Not About How Smart You Are . . .

It is how you are smart that really matters, at least according to Howard Gardner, professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard School of Education. […]
September 8, 2016

Has Your Career Gone to the Dogs?

Here are five signs that it is time to retake control of your career: You are paid below market rate; Someone else gets the great assignments; […]
September 8, 2016

Face to Face with the Next Step

There is a cartoon that I have carried around for years. In it a furry creature is standing on the second of three steps.  Because he […]
August 8, 2016

Your Performance Review: Sabotage or Springboard

Not long ago a woman contacted me the day after she had the worst performance appraisal of her career. Feeling blindsided by unwarranted criticism and unrecognized […]
August 8, 2016

Wake Up Excited About Work! Five Secrets to Getting the Most Satisfaction from Your Career

Imagine waking up every morning eager to go to work! Unfortunately for the vast majority of workers this seems like the impossible dream. And yet, there […]
August 8, 2016

The Power of Employee Referrals

If you have been reading this column for long you know the value I place on networking. Fully 75 percent to 85 percent of jobs are […]
August 8, 2016

The New Cover Letter

Today’s cover letter is often an e-note. Short, sweet and to-the-point, it is easy to read on a smartphone. You may choose to write an e-note […]
August 8, 2016

The Gutsy Guide to a Successful Search

What I know about job hunting is that it is the gutsy gal who gets the job.  Most of us aren’t born gutsy, it is an […]
August 8, 2016

Seven Keys for Reducing Job Search Stress

Reducing and managing stress is one of the keys to a successful search. Too much stress and you appear desperate. Not enough and people question your […]
August 8, 2016

Lost Your Job? Ten Ways to Bounce Back!

Whether you’ve been right-sized, downsized, underutilized, or just plain fired, looking for work is a life-changing experience that rocks your world. Regain your equilibrium with these […]
August 8, 2016

Job Hunting: A Mental Game

Job seekers are amazed to discover just how much of the job search is mental. No matter how clear the path, or how much we know […]