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Thursday’s Thought: Where Are The Risk Takers?

Posted by Kevin Crews - The Career Strategist on April 28, 2011 in Job Tip |

I admit that I have a lot of “out-of-the-box” ideas, and I don’t expect everyone to implement every single idea that I recommend. However, it amazes me how many people elect to ONLY take the SAFE route in their job search (and especially if they have been out of work for an extended period of […]

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Tuesday’s Tip: I’ll Tell You a Secret if You Promise Not to Tell Anyone

Posted by Kevin Crews - The Career Strategist on April 26, 2011 in Job Tip |

There is a “back door” way to send a message to LinkedIn people that you are not 1st, 2nd, or 3rd degree connections with, nor are you in a group that they belong to as well (and it’s free – for the time being; unless you tell our little secret to anyone). Basically, when you […]

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Thursday’s Thought: Asking for Referrals…

Posted by Kevin Crews - The Career Strategist on April 21, 2011 in Job Tip |

As I would coach anyone looking for talent to do, I am going to follow my own advice; and ask for referrals. Corporate Transition Services is growing and we are looking for a Marketing Intern to work with us this summer (and possibly longer if schedule permits). Below is a “real” job description. The program […]

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Tuesday’s Tip: Set Up Google Alerts

Posted by Kevin Crews - The Career Strategist on April 19, 2011 in Job Tip |

Everyone should go out today and “hire” the Internet as their personal assistant. This assistant can play a critical role in helping you find your next job opportunity. The good thing about this new employee is that she is virtually free, reliable (available 24 hours a day; most of the time), accurate (if you visit […]

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Thursday’s Thought: I Might Be Wrong… Nah, Probably Not… But Maybe…

Posted by Kevin Crews - The Career Strategist on April 14, 2011 in Job Tip |

Those of you that have been following me closely know that my stance on the job market recovery is not an optimistic one. I never promote pessimism so I like to think of myself as a realist. I have consistently said that we are in for a very long-term recovery (ie. multiple years away; around […]

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Tuesday’s Tip: Are Your Bullet Points Firing Blanks?

Posted by Kevin Crews - The Career Strategist on April 12, 2011 in Job Tip |

Regarding your resume, absolute worst way to write a bullet point is to copy and paste the job description from your current job. This guarantees that you will be put in the pile of all other rejected resumes; as a recruiter, I know that at least 50% of you do this! You have to differentiate […]

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