Keep Your Composure Under Interview Pressure

We all know that when we launch an active career search, a major step in the new job acquisition process will be the job interview. I have seen people sabotage their own success by failing to properly prepare. Many people think that interview stress begins once the job seeker receives that coveted invitation to interview …

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Analysis of a Vacancy Announcement

This post is phase two of creating a great cover letter.  It utilizes an actual vacancy announcement to take you step-by-step through the process of analyzing the announcement to determine if your background is a good fit for the position in which you are interested.  Please visit often for new posts as we take you through …

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Career Fairs and Hiring Events – Week of January 6, 2017

Following is information of upcoming job fairs: Arizona Job Fair for Newly Open Hotel: Andaz Scottsdale When: Thursday, January 5th from 10AM-5PM (No appointment necessary) Where: Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa – 6114 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ California Filifera at Hollywood Proper Residence is hiring! When: Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 10am – 4pm Where:  1550 N …

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Keep Your Job Search Organized

In my first post on writing a great cover letter, I promised to share with you how I keep my job search organized.  First, you can probably tell that I do not like a lot of paper so I started out using an Excel spreadsheet which I created.  It became too time-consuming to maintain so …

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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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