Mom’s Returning to Work After Time Off For Children.

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

It is very important to assess what you have to offer. Not just the skills required for the position, but the “added value” you can bring. An example would be your ability to work with a diversity of people, or coordinate events without missing deadlines, or stay calm in the face of stress. These are [Read More..]

Salary Talk During the Job Interview – What is the best way to respond?

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

Even though you may have gone through a phone screening that involved answering questions about salary, the subject may come again as the interviewer becomes more interested in hiring you. At this point the interviewer wants to know whether they can “afford you.” This is a very tricky part of the interview and could even [Read More..]

Networking For Your Next Job – How’s Your Network Working?

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Seeking a job and networking are a lot like trying to meet new people at any event. I recently moved to San Diego – knowing only my family and no one else in the area. It was like I was starting all over and seeking to find new contacts. One of the things I had [Read More..]

Graduation and the Job Search

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Hooray for you — you’ve achieved your goal – you’ve come to the end of the road and your college days are over. That’s the good news! As difficult as it is to accept – it’s time to stop celebrating that grand moment in your life — the diploma and the graduation —- and get [Read More..]

Three Reasons You Fear The Job Interview

Monday, June 10th, 2013

The Diagnosis Are any of these symptoms familiar? At least some of them? Your heart is beating faster than usual, your hands feel clammy, your mouth is so dry it feels like you have cotton inside – and the butterflies in your stomach are out of control. Are these common feelings when you are going [Read More..]

Job Interview Coaching Works!

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Carole Martin, The Interview Coach By: Lisa, a recent client I’m a RN with my BSN. I’ve actively been seeking employment for a clinical II RN position for approximately two years. Huge roadblock: I’ve been out of the workforce for over a decade. The situation I brought to Carole, The Interview Coach, after sporadic, non-offer [Read More..]