Tired of sitting behind your computer submitting mind-numbing job applications and never getting to talk to a real person? Participating in job fairs is a great way to put a human face on what is often a frustrating and lonely process. This article provides some concrete ways to make job fairs a part of your job search strategy.
Unemployed? Underemployed? Miserably employed? If the answer is "yes" then take these six actions to powerfully restart your job search in 2019.
Are you at a major career and life juncture and struggling with the important "what's next?" decision? Are you lost in false choices, choice overload, distractions and soul-sucking busyness, the constant search for validation, and nagging self-doubt? If so, here are five proven strategies to create some breathing room for creative, yet productive decision making. This is learning for the journey.
The nature and quality of our connections to ourselves, others, and the world contribute significantly to our health and well-being - literally and figuratively. Connections also enable us to live meaningful lives of contribution. Here is some practical and research-based advice for the journey.
Frustrated. Isolated. Panicked. Discouraged. These are just some of the emotions experienced by job hunters, especially those who have been on the hunt for a while. In my work with Veterans seeking new or better jobs, I have come to recognize some common elements among those who feel lost and disheartened in pursuit of meaningful work, or in some cases, just a job to cover their financial obligations. Do these sound familiar?