Interview and Job Search Coaching

AI and Hiring

With all the hubbub about AI in hiring, we should remember it can help in certain areas. From qualifying candidates struggling to understand ATS keywords to assessing true jobseeker skills, it can benefit. AI can posit additional keywords that apply and help a candidate to make it past the scanner! Yes, AI only works as …

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Job Search

Is Your Technology Stopping Your Search in Its Tracks?

Expect everyone to text you? Rarely listen to real voicemail messages? Utilizing voice-to-text or text-to-voice technology to screen your calls (those are some unusual messages)? Well, you are losing out on REAL interviews that could lead to REAL jobs, from REAL companies. While I often write about challenges of the jobseeker, this one is about how …

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Job Application Process

Save Yourself Time When Applying For Jobs

When applying for jobs online you will see many commonly asked questions repeated across applications. Help yourself by creating answers to the repeat questions ahead of time. Each time you see a question restated in another job application, or you think it has the potential to be a recurring question, save it in a Word …

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Work-Life Balance

The Ideal Work-Life Balance: Companies that are Getting It Right!

Thank you to Casandra Andrews and HerMoney.com for my latest interview with their publication. Here is the article in its entirety: Here’s how some companies are helping staff members strike a healthy balance between home life and their jobs. There’s nothing like living through nearly two years of a global health pandemic — with much …

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Forbes Coaches Council

Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs That A Job Isn’t The Right Fit

With the “Great Resignation” in full swing, many are considering just why they might resign from a job and what to watch out for in their current work environment. This Forbes Coaches Council Experts Article details nine warning signs. My suggestion is #2, and the link to the full article is below. 2. Feeling Anxious …

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Forbes Coaches Council

14 Resources For Aspiring Entrepreneurs With Zero Business Experience

This list of book resources will not only help the entrepreneur but the jobseeker. Whether career management, personal branding, leadership, or dealing with change, there is book/resource here for everyone. My resource is #4: 4. The Power Of Habit (Charles Duhigg) The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg …

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Forbes Coaches Council

15 Go-To Tactics To Expand Brand Awareness

While this experts post column is more oriented towards business brand awareness, many of the tips in it can be applied to those in a job search as well. The link to the Forbes Coaches Council / Forbes Online post is below. Here is my contribution (Tip #10): 10. Publish Content Regularly To Get Noticed …

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Employee Benefits

What Benefits Generation Z and Millennial Workers Actually Want?

Both Generation Z and Millennial employees are going to change the way business does business, and how employees are viewed in the workplace, and I believe for the good. Despite what is said by supposed experts, Millennial’s do not hate capitalism, but hate corrupt capitalism. Daily, in very challenging environments, they are working diligently to change it …

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MY BOSS WON’T LET ME WORK FROM HOME ANYMORE… SHOULD I QUIT?

I was recently interviewed for an article with HerMoney.com based on the potential “Great Resignation” of employees who want to remain working from home after 15+ months of doing so. So, I am sharing it here on my blog, Twitter @KarenSilins, my Facebook Business Page APlusCareerandResume, and LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/KarenSilins. Thank you to Casandra Andrews …

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