Six Steps to Writing a Great Cover Letter

Hello everyone. Today’s post continues our journey to career search success…writing a great cover letter. While some may advise that this step to landing your dream job is unnecessary, I emphatically suggest that it is absolutely essential. As a Human Resources professional, I compare submitting your resume in response to a vacancy announcement without an …

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Career Fairs

Following are three (3) upcoming hiring events across the US.  Go get your new job! December 5 – 9, 2016 Massachussetts & New Hampshire Broadcasters Virtual Job Fair To participate, visit www.nahb .org. December 7, 2016 Joyce Brooks Center Enter at Door 36Mahoning County Regional Substitute Teacher Job Fair in Canfield, OH REGISTER | bit.ly… …

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Tell Your Work Story

Hello everyone. Welcome to Installment II of my recommendations for moving seamlessly through your career search process. The post just previous to this one encouraged you to paint a mental picture of your perfect job. I recommended that exercise because once you can envision yourself having attained success, you are much more prepared, and motivated, …

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Plan Your Career Search Journey

Now that you are in the right mindset to launch your career search and you have created a mental picture of what your successful career search looks like, I encourage you to continue your plan for each stage of your journey. Nothing can derail a seemingly-successful search much more quickly than the lack of a …

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Who Is C. B. Okonkwo?

Who Is Cynthia B. Okonkwo? I am a wife and a mom who is a people person by heart. I live in metro-Atlanta and work as a Human Resources professional and have over twenty-four years experience in the field. My experience includes Compensation, Training, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Benefits, and Selection Procedure Development; however, Employee Relations …

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