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Career Coaching by Former Fortune 500 Recruiters

How To Handle The First Days On The Job

I am starting a bigger role in a new company. How do I handle messaging, managing my team and the first days on the job in general?

Read my response in my latest post for TheGlassHammer.com

http://www.theglasshammer.com/news/2009/09/30/ask-a-career-coach-how-to-handle-the-first-days-on-the-job/

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3 Tips For Managing Your Emails In the Job Search

An active job search entails lots of email – to prospective employers, to recruiters, to networking targets, to friends who help you along the way. Yet, many jobseekers don’t stop to look at their email habits to see if they are maximizing this powerful but easily overlooked tool:

Read my tips in my latest post for Vault.com Insider Career Advice

http://bit.ly/2yeItu

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Why The Employment Statistics Are Always Wrong

The unemployment rate is not just under 10% or 20-25% for young professionals or declining or stabilizing or any of the things the media reports.  Read the real measurement that matters in my latest post for CNBC.com Executive Careers:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/33023660

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When Is The Best Time To Start A Job Search

I am securely employed at a premier management consulting firm. I know that I want to relocate sometime next year but I can take my time. Now that the market is picking up, is it better to start now, or do I wait in January? When does most hiring take place?

Read my response in my latest post for TheGlassHammer.com

http://www.theglasshammer.com/news/2009/09/23/ask-a-career-coach-when-is-the-best-time-to-start-a-job-search/

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3 Things To Check If You Can’t Find A Job

If you are actively looking for a job and can’t seem to find one, don’t blame the market.  Read what to do instead in my latest post for Vault.com Insider Career Advice:

http://bit.ly/PqbvY

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SixFigureStart on Examiner.com

Read my thoughts on what recruiters think of Exploratory Interviews in Heather Huhman’s recent piece for the Entry Level Careers Examiner:

http://www.examiner.com/x-828-Entry-Level-Careers-Examiner~y2009m9d21-Informational-interviews-Why-you-might-be-turned-down-the-key-to-landing-one-and-some-alternatives

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Why You Didn’t Get That Job

At every workshop, I invariably get a question asking for the “real” reason: the real reason a candidate doesn’t get called back, the real reason a resume gets to the top of the pile, the real reason someone gets hired or not.

Read my response on my latest post for CNBC.com Executive Careers:

http://www.cnbc.com/id/32756733/site/14081545

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SixFigureStart on Wealth Pilgrim Show

Neal Frankle of the Wealth Pilgrim Show interviewed me on how to get his unemployed houseguest a new job.  Here a good review of the SixFigureStart 6-step job search at:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/Wealth-Pilgrim-Show/2009/09/08/Neal-inverviews-Caroline-Ceniza-Levine

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SixFigureStart Answers 25 Jobseekers’ Questions On JobRadio FM

The coaches from SixFigureStart held a job search teleclass last week with 25+ juicy questions from job seekers. Check it out:

http://jobradio.fm/2009/09/10/sixfigurestart-job-search-teleclass/

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Don’t Leave The Interview Without Knowing These 3 Things

A job interview is a two-way street. Employers are checking you out, and you hope they pick you. But you are also checking them out, and you want your next move to be the best one for both of you. So don’t just answer the questions they happen to ask. Read the 3 key items you absolutely need to know in my latest post for Vault.com:

http://bit.ly/TXFPw

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