Welcome to Between the Trapezes! That space
between two certainties can be unsettling. But taking the
leap across is what brings career success. -- Joanne
Meehl, aka The Job Search Queen
|Rapid Response Resumes
The speed with which you can present a customized and tailored resume, especially for an opportunity you've discovered through networking, can make all the difference in today's job market. The best way to prepare is to have the right key words and phrases ready....
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|Tip of the Month
When using the web for your job search, set time limits for each session. Use your PC if it has a timer feature, or your phone, or even the kitchen timer.
Why do this? It's easy when using the Internet to get lost in your screen. One job posting leads to reading about the company which leads to reading a news story which leads to checking email....
All of these are good things, but not during "prime time" for networking: during the hours of 8am to 8pm, when it's most possible to be WITH people. That's your priority in your search.
You'll never look at the kitchen timer the same way again!
|Stuck or Stalled in Your Search?
Your career funds your life. So are you tired of waiting for
"something" to happen in your career while watching
others land good jobs? Are you
ready to take
action and land where you should be?
Do you want to laugh at the Great Recession?
consider a Quick Consult with the Queen -- Job Search
and Resume Queen, that is!
Here's what one Sales Engineer said about
Consult: "I feel like a Sales Engineer for the first time in 12 months."
Why let more
time go by with no salary or a too-low salary? Find out
right AND what's wrong during a Quick
Consult with the Queen. This
1 1/2 to 2-hour session gives you concrete steps
to follow for getting unstuck. It also gives you practical
insights into what
YOU bring a new employer, knowledge about what
sets you apart from the crowd of other candidates.
The fee is $175 and the results are priceless!
And if you
choose to work with Joanne on these steps,
that fee is applicable to any job search project
does Quick Consults in person, via Skype, or over the
Call Joanne at 612/807-0258 (978/355-4200 in Massachusetts) or email her at Joanne@TheJobSearchQueen.com to
schedule your session.
|For Those of You Who Have Landed That Great Job...
Senior recruiting expert Marni Hockenberg is a business partner to Joanne Meehl Career Services. Marni says: "I'd like to pose a question for those of you who've landed your new job or are currently in a management position: Are you unlocking the business opportunities that good hiring can cultivate?
"At Hockenberg Search, we have a proven track record of providing focused, personalized search services to businesses to help find, recruit and retain top-tier talent. We take pride in partnering with our clients to build a recruiting strategy customized to their respective needs and in sync with their unique business goals. Be the hero at your company - contact Hockenberg Search today to build your team and stay ahead of your competition."
Thought of the Day:
Do one thing every day that scares you.
-- Eleanor Roosevelt
Coming soon: Interview Prep Packages
These include phone interviews (if you don't do well with these, you don't get the face-to-face interview), face-to-face, face-to-face taped, and via Skype. Associate Kelly Colosimo applies her HR and recruiter expertise to YOUR interview skills. Stay tuned!
Job search networking: Next meeting
Face2Face Job Search Networking for Professionals,
Minnesota. Topic: Reaching Your Target Hiring Manager
for all meetings are at the
Upcoming Meetings/Dates link.
What will you
find, if you attend? An upbeat, lively atmosphere,
plenty of new
information about the job search in this very
competitive job market, effective networking,
camaraderie with 60-90 of your peers, great
speakers on current topics, and a chance to sharpen
your focus so that you get noticed by hiring
managers. We guarantee this group will add
energy and power to your job search. All info is at
Ever since a colleague called Joanne Meehl
Resume Queen" years ago, and she then
trademarked the title, Joanne has worked to live up to
the name by constantly keeping her resumes in tune
with what employers will read. Since then, she added
Queen" (now also trademarked), and uses this
title more often,
better reflects the breadth of
We are proud members of:
Ten Things You Don't Want to Hear About Job Search But Need To...
- Assn of Career Professionals Int'l
- Career Management Alliance
- Chapman Private Practice Alliance
- Business Networking International