Category Archives: Job Search

When You Speak, Be Heard

You want people to listen when you speak. It is important job seekers effectively communicate about themselves when meeting and talking to people. Being heard is critical to your job search and in achieving career success. Your uniqueness ought to be … Continue reading

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Get in the Driver’s Seat – Eliminate Habits Holding You Back from Success

By Arlene O’Reilly Job seekers often know what they need to do for their job search but find ways to avoid taking those steps. Old habits may create the excuse for not attending networking events or for spending more time on … Continue reading

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Occupation Employment Statistics Help Target Your Job Search

By Frances Chaves Data from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) program at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics can help you to target your job search more effectively. OES data shows the areas and industries with the highest employment for … Continue reading

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Communication Skills Are Critical to Your Successful Job Search

By Frances Chaves Good communication skills are critical for job-seekers. According to research, 85 percent of financial success is based on your personality and ability to communicate, negotiate and lead. Only 15 percent is due to technical knowledge. People overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Tips: Best Books for Jobseekers

By Frances Chaves You can learn just about anything from a book — whether it is in print or digital format. Job seeking is no exception. However, there are millions of job searc books out there. Searching online or at … Continue reading

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Greg Stewart: 6 Tips for Successful Networking

By Frances Chaves On April 7, 2014, Greg Stewart shared his six tips on successful business networking with the PSGCNJ General Membership meeting. Business networking is an activity in which groups of like-minded businesspeople recognize, create, or act upon business … Continue reading

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Facebook Faux Pas: How the World’s Most Popular Social Media Works For or Against Your Job Search

By Frances Chaves “Faux pas” — French for false step — is used to describe an embarrassing social mistake. While social media has become an important weapon in the job searcher’s arsenal, using Facebook in the wrong way can cost … Continue reading

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