October 2015


A wonderful autumn to you!

Welcome to the October Driving Your Career Starts NOW/The Newsletter, showing you how you can direct your job search and manage your career.

Wherever you live, you're seeing the change of seasons...fall is here! Football, soccer, pumpkins, and little goblins are in full gear, along with bonfires on chilly nights. Do you like a mug of hot cider with splash of a favorite other beverage, mixed with a cinnamon stick, like I do? 

Look below for my latest writing on coachability. Are you coachable? Being so will enhance your career. More below.

         - Joanne Meehl, aka The Job Search Queen -
Now celebrating 
12+ years 
guiding job searches     
and advising professionals on career management! 

Quick Quiz 

 A job search True or False? "If I'm all things to all people, I'll be showing my flexibility and they'll certainly hire me."

For the answer, go here.


Are You Coachable?

Employers look for something they seldom list as a requirement in job descriptions. 
It's an unwritten requirement of just about every job at every level. I hear it from my recruiter friends, and from hiring managers and team leaders: this is a candidate's special sauce, overriding other things the person may lack.... Continue here

Stuck in your search and just want "that one more job" OR that "first real job"? Contact Joanne

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We're asking readers to take a moment to check and see if your email profile is up to date. We've added some new choices that you might prefer, so take a look! 
And this helps us send YOU the best content for your career and your job search.

Just SCROLL DOWN to the line near the bottom of this newsletter that says *Update Profile/Email Address*, and click, then follow the prompts. Thanks so much!

The October Special is -- 

Here's my October gift for newsletter readers:  
Download the free guide Email Subject Lines That GRAB the Recipient  -- scroll all the way down the Store page for it. 
Make your subject lines in your job search emails SO intriguing that your recipient can't help but click Open!
This guide is free only to newsletter recipients like you for a limited time. (You'll just have to give us your email address.)


Start where you are. Use what you have. 
Do what you can.

             - Arthur Ashe

On the road:
Joanne's in Boston,
speaking to the amazing Acton Networkers,
10.23.15, 10-noon -- 
"The FAVAR Method of Doing Your LinkedIn Profile: Make It An Employer Magnet". More info soon for Boston subscribers.

See Joanne's videos -- all short and content-rich
The Blog:
People say 
they pick up tips when they read the blog.
I give a ton of info in each blog so 
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