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How to Overcome Barriers to Job Search Success

By |March 13th, 2019

By David Rose
You work hard at work. What I mean to say is, you spend a lot of effort, energy, and focus on your job and job-related activities. Even when you try not to, you think about work. It creeps in. A creative solution, a new perspective, an innovative idea, or a lingering frustration […]

Same Scenario, Different Status

By |February 11th, 2019

 By David Rose
A candidate misses an interview with a Hiring Manager. She’s still employed. Her current boss announced a last minute visit, unexpectedly, and she had to cancel the interview. She contacted the Hiring Manager 3 hours before the interview, apologized for the inconvenience, and expressed an interest in rescheduling. She has integrity and […]

Are You Artificially Intelligent?

By |January 2nd, 2019

By David Rose
When technology and innovation like artificial intelligence (AI) change the way people work, there is a fundamental shift in the skills needed for career success. What was once essential, becomes obsolete. So, if you have an expertise that is no longer valued or needed, were you simply artificially intelligent?
More than 2,000 years […]

Qualified Doesn’t Always Mean Interested

By |September 18th, 2018

By David Rose
When participating in an interview process, following directions and completing procedural tasks (e.g. applications, assessments, background verification forms) in a timely manner demonstrate general competence, a commitment to the process, and a validation of interest. While arduous, these hurdles are designed by the company to refine a focus on candidates who are […]

Loathing, Loving, or Just Plain Lazy

By |September 18th, 2018

By David Rose
Loathing and loving a job is common. The back and forth; the flow of day to day business affects how you feel. If there are more good days through the course of the month than bad days, you’re in a good place. If, however, motivating yourself to take on the day seems […]

Pouncing on a Hot Job Market

By |August 9th, 2018

The job market is hot. It’s no secret. Individuals are realizing their power to leverage conditions for a better opportunity. Smart candidates know a job is only one step on their career path.

Understand your motivation.

Smart candidates are motivated by many things. For some, it’s more money. For others, it’s job title or level of […]

There Are No Rules For The Career-Minded

By |June 11th, 2018

Years ago, people wanted to stay with one company for their entire careers. It was a badge of honor. Working for one company meant you could adapt and overcome. You could learn and grow. It signified loyalty which was rewarded by advancement and greater compensation. Follow the rules. Bury your head. Do what you’re […]