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Self-Preservation Techniques For The Unemployed


Looking for work can be difficult, frustrating, anxiety-provoking, and demeaning.There are few situations we encounter in life where we feel so powerless.

Job Hunting Tips: Staying Active


Unemployment is depressing: financial pressures stress you out, looking for work is humiliating, and your fragile self-confidence reels under the blows of indifference and rejection.It becomes harder to get up in the morning, to take care of yourself, to be supportive and loving to those around you, to swing energetically into job search activities.

Freelance Work: The Changing Face of Employment


The world sure is changing, and if you look at job employment you will see what I mean. Let's just go back to our grandparent's generation, even though I'm sure if we went back further we would see very different structures of work in the tribal periods of our history.

How to Get Hired by Being Obvious


If you want a drink of water, do you hire a focus group or pick up the Yellow Pages? No. You go to the kitchen, fill a glass and drink.

3 Cover Letter Secrets Revealed


Writing a cover letter can be like cleaning your garage -- you don't know where to start ..

Little Mistakes That Keep You Unemployed


If your job search is dragging on and on, you might want to look in the mirror. Because the person looking back may be sabotaging your efforts.

How NOT to Write a Resume


You can learn a lot about how to do something right by first learning what NOT to do.Take resumes, for example.

Why You Only Really Need Four Sample Resumes


Any job seeker looking for sample resumes usually doesn't have to look very far.A multitude of sites today are offering free sample resumes on the internet in addition to the avalanche of books that are released each year touting resume examples.

Skills Make Labor More Valuable


As you know by now, if you have been a long time subscriber to our weekly E-zine, I'm a very big proponent of activity, labor and discipline. In fact I devoted one of the five major pieces to the life puzzle (in my book under the same name) to the subject of activity and labor.

Multiple Skills for the 21st Century


(excerpted from The Weekend Seminar - Skills for the 21st Century 1999 Version)I find it's important to not walk into the 21st Century without multiple skills. But what I also find is that if you are already in sales, network marketing or have an entrepreneurial business (or plan to in the future), you can gain the needed skills for the future while you create your income now.

The Recruiting Truth...Time Is Not On Your Side


In today's marketplace things are constantly changing and so are the needs of just about each and every organization. Whether your company is growing organically or inorganically, whether your company is growing domestically or internationally or for one reason or another you just have pain, your organization must be in a position to attract top talent and attract it quickly! But attracting it is only the first part of the equation.

Your Job Search -- a Marketing Campaign?


The successful job search is really just a personal marketing campaign. And the same techniques used in infomercials and junk mail can help you get hired, too.

3 Creative Job Search Tactics


It's a fact: the best jobs attract loads of competition. So it pays to do whatever you can to stand out as a persistent, creative candidate, one that any sane employer would love to hire.

Work Is A Four-Letter Word


I can hear the jokes already and most of them are not politically correct. Let me throw out a word that we often don't attach to work and yet I think it is a word of redemption, of contribution, of achievement, of community, and ultimately, of legacy.

Traveling for An Interview? 10 Tips to Get You From Here to There


You've just been granted an on-site interview in another town. Hurray!This means you'll be traveling to an employer's location so that they can further evaluate you for a specific job position.

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