Category Archives: Work Search/Job Search

Dear Job Seeker: I Don’t Care If You’re Passionate

Yes, I know my HR department (whom I don’t control and to whom I pay insufficient attention) has asked for a dedicated, energetic, goal-oriented leader with a passion for quality. And I know your outplacement consultant has suggested you mirror … Continue reading

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Get Off the Shelf!

Here on the threshold of 2014, let’s imagine you’ve just written a book and it’s ready to bring to market. Your book is a niche product, and unlikely to be picked up by a mass-market publisher, so you self-publish as … Continue reading

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Change One Word – Triple Your Chances of Being Found

One of the cornerstones of The Portable YouTM approach to career and work search is that you must describe and advertise yourself using the same language your potential customer uses. At the simplest level, this doesn’t involve analytics or expensive SEO … Continue reading

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