During the dark and cold winter months, there is no better time to give your home a clean sweep! Pick a room to work on each day for a week and see how much you can declutter. Donate as much to charity as you can; select items can be posted on Craigslist or eBay.
Monthly Archives: January 2012
The last question in most interviews is, “Do you have any questions for us?” If you don’t, at least ask a standard company culture question such as, “What is your favorite part of working here?” or “What opportunities are there for advancement?”
Let everyone know you are job searching. When chatting with your grocery store cashier, barista, or pastor, ask “Do you know anyone hiring for X position?” People want to help others; don’t be shy and give them a chance to help you with a personal referral!
Luckily for us in this golden age of technology we have “an app for that” when it comes to job searching. Indeed, Careerbuilder, and Job Compass all help the savvy job hunter. Don’t lose track of the most recent postings by using your time in line or on the subway wisely!
Celebrate ringing in the New Year with more than just the usual resolutions. If you are currently unemployed, choose a new skill to learn to help your chances of getting a job offer! If you current have a position, commit to something that will help you advance.