Welcome to Driving Your Career Starts NOW/The Newsletter, showing you how you can manage your career.
Be in charge of your career. Don't wait for someone else to do it for you. Your career is the treasury that funds your life, so there's no parking allowed: drive it now!
- Joanne Meehl, aka The Job Search Queen - Celebrating 11+ years shortening job searches!
What have you been doing to continue growing in your career? What's your new knowledge? Don't be lulled into thinking that because you have a degree and "experience", you don't need to revisit what you're learning. The opposite is true: knowing the latest in your field, and not just what you learned 20 years ago in MBA school, keeps you competitive.
So take a MOOC class (pronounced "mook", and it stands for Massive Open Online Courses).
MOOCs are popular because they are so...
Joanne's latest blog on SkyWater Search Blog site
SkyWater Search is one of the largest executive recruiting firms in the Minneapolis area and voted one of the best companies in the region to work for. See Joanne's blog entries there, especially this one, about sharing your success stories while in an interview.
Spring (is coming) SPECIAL! Act now:
the Be Easy to Contact
guide free only to newsletter recipients like you for a limited time.(You'll just have to give us your email address.) Scroll about halfway down for that guide. Learn about email signatures, your job search business card, and other immediately-helpful tips.
The photo was taken in 2014 in Door County, Wisconsin. With days getting longer, we yearn to see lilacs again soon....
They interviewed you, then reposted the job. Ouch.
Joanne on LinkedIn: Certainly companies change things during their search for the right candidate, resulting in the reposting of a job. But they also do it when seemingly "perfect for the job" candidates don't measure up in the interview. Read the article
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Next Face2Face Mpls meeting is this Thursday, March 5th!
Cluster networking and*Courage in Your Job Search* featuring sought-after speaker Dave Cornell.
Career Tip from Joanne:
There's no need to end your resume with "References furnished upon request" -- after all, you'll provide them if asked no matter what, right? Save that space for more valuable information.
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