Yearly Archives: 2015

Productive Participation in The Interview Dialog

The next time you meet with a potential employer, open the conversation with this simple phrase: “In preparing for this meeting I took some time to…” Then simply highlight the two or three critical things that you did to prepare

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CREATING Your Digital Footprint

Social media is a great place to learn about and create a digital conversation with your market. Potential employers do not want to be talked-to, or worse yet sold-to on these platforms. Your “followers” want to know they have a

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Developing Your “Digital Footprint:” Your LinkedIn Profile

Before you connect to others, you must first set up a profile page on Linkedin. While your page will detail your work history, don’t assume you can copy and paste your resume and be done with it… although that IS

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“Adjusting Your Sails…” Re-Charting Your Course When Faced With ‘the challenging waters of career transition.’

Have you ever had to take a step backward in your career, perhaps accept a lesser position or lower compensation? Or a step backward in the marketplace-deferring a near-term opportunity in favor of a longer-term one? The path forward isn’t

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Are YOU LinkedIn???

 The Careerpilot’s high TECH-HIGH TOUCH philosophy comes into play with the explosive growth of business professionals using social networks to build relationships, meet new contacts, and market themselves.  While the Internet provides many choices, diving into the virtual meet-and-greet can

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Be YOUR OWN BEST ‘COACH’ During Job Search

 Even the implementation of your job search effort can be a great lesson in ‘perfect practice’ almost makes PERFECT!  The job seeker will gain confidence and skills by going through the first eight steps of the Careerpilot’s 12 step approach

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TASK#1 on LinkedIn: Creating Your HIGH-IMPACT Profile

 The Careerpilot’s high TECH-HIGH TOUCH philosophy comes into play with the explosive growth of business professionals using social networks to build relationships, meet new contacts, and market themselves.  While the Internet provides many choices, diving into the virtual meet-and-greet can

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Are You PREPARED to Conduct an Efficient and Productive Job Search?

In my 12 Step approach to effective job search, the first EIGHT are meant to prepare you, and build your confidence, in conducting an efficient and productive job search.  Do not take these prepatory steps lightly as they will dramatically

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What Makes a Resume GREAT???

There is no “template” or formatting of a perfect resume. Let that set in for a moment. Most jobseekers have experienced the Internet’s ‘black hole’ in resume reception and feedback.  Sure, you could listen to any number of ‘experts’ on

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Achieving CareerFIT

Why CareerFIT? I just want another job… The old “round peg in a round role” theory of career planning is dysfunctional.  In the typical professional environment today, job descriptions are changing faster than ever before to keep up with the challenges

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