Finding a Job After College – 4 Tips

Question: I’m a 23-year-old somewhat recent graduate (2009) from U.C. Berkeley, majored in Cognitive Science. I have spent the last two years working in various jobs, but I wouldn’t say I have started a career yet. The longest I have had a job was for eight months, immediately after I graduated. This position was a…

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Is Freelancing Right for You? Ask Yourself 8 Questions

These days, more and more people are jumping onto the freelance bandwagon. A recent CreditDonkey report showed that 14 million American workers – one in nine – are self-employed. Of those, about 2.4 million are contract (freelance) workers, rather than small business owners. Although many of these freelancers are older workers leveraging their decades of…

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FInd Entry Level Jobs – Using 5 Twitter Accounts

This is a guest post. If you’re a recent graduate, you’ve probably noticed that the odds of finding a great job are stacked against you.  The economy has improved since its collapse in 2008, but landing an entry-level job is still far from easy.  If you hope to land your dream job you’re going to…

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Turning Current Job into a Dream Job

Have you ever met anyone who says they now currently have their dream job? Me neither. “Dream jobs” are always spoken about in terms of the future. “One day, I’ll have my dream job” or “If I could have my dream job, it would be…” are some of the usual phrases employed in regards to…

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How to Maximize Your Job Search Chances After College

As the job market remains tough, college graduates continue to face an uphill battle in finding a good job.  This podcast is a 15 minute coaching call between a recent college graduate and I.  The topic is how to maximize your chances in finding a good job after college. To read more tips, also refer…

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Can Facebook Help Your Job Search?

Can Facebook and other social media sites like Linkedin and Twitter help your job search?  Absolutely!  See the Infographic below on how Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin are helping people’s job search efforts today.  Key statistics from the infographics include 1 in 6 workers use social media to get hired 9 in 10 job seekers has…

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How to Network for a Job

To succeed like an executive, you not only need to know how to excel at your current job, but also need to know when it’s time to leave and how to best find your next job.   Most people has at least 8 to 10 jobs in their lifetime.  Don’t wait until you know you want to leave…

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