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Success Through TRUST

Simplifying the Job Search Process Through T.R.U.S.T.

Losing your job, especially when you are mid-late career, is one of the most difficult professional challenges a person can face. It’s a very complicated situation that not only impacts one professionally, but personally as well. Yet, as complicated as the job search process is today, your success is dependent on one thing…it starts with…
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November 5, 2020 0

Build a LinkedIn Profile that Attracts Recruiters

LinkedIn is not a passive job seeking tool. You need to be active on it to attract the recruiters and hiring managers you need to get your next job. There are several ways to do this. First, it’s important to know that recruiters pay a significant amount of money to be able to do special…
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September 24, 2020 0

Is There Discrimination in Recruiting?

Fact:  There is ageism, racism, and sexism in the workplace and in the recruiting process Fact:  There are good, decent, honorable people in the recruiting process who are just looking for the best candidate regardless of “what” they are. Let’s face it, there are small-minded people who, through their ignorance, limit the potential growth of themselves and their companies. They go…
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September 14, 2020 0

Key Elements of a Great Resume

Although “who you know” will most likely be the way you get your next opportunity, your resume remains a key document to your success. It needs to be attention-grabbing, and it needs to keep the interest of the reader and it must contain key search words and phrases to get through the Applicant Tracking System…
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August 28, 2020 0

Break Down Your Job Search into Steps

Have you ever sat down at your desk to do something and you just couldn’t focus on the task at hand? Maybe the work seemed too daunting. Or maybe you didn’t know where to begin. Or maybe you just had a feeling of being overwhelmed by the magnitude and importance of what you needed to…
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August 10, 2020 0

Career Transition in the Covid-19 World and Beyond

U.S. jobless claims have passed the 40 million mark. An astounding number. Many of the unemployed didn’t see it coming before the Covid crisis hit and it should be a lesson to us all. Everyone always needs to be managing their career. This doesn’t mean becoming a “political animal” and it doesn’t mean focusing on…
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August 6, 2020 0

The Hidden Job Market

The “Hidden Job Market” is a term used to describe jobs that aren’t advertised or posted online. Typically, these are higher level jobs. There are several reasons they aren’t made public. Reasons for the Hidden Job Market Some companies go the expedient and the inexpensive route. They don’t want to pay for the posting, and…
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July 31, 2020 0

Break Your Job Search Process into Steps

  Have you ever sat down at your desk to do something and you just couldn’t focus on the task at hand? Maybe the work seemed too daunting. Or maybe you didn’t know where to begin. Or maybe you just had a feeling of being overwhelmed by the magnitude and importance of what you needed…
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July 13, 2020 0

Accelerate Your Job Search

On average, it takes about 6-months to find a job. The length of time increases the higher the level of a job you are looking for. If you’re looking for a position Director level and above, it typically takes 6 – 12 months. And the top spots, president, CEO, can take even longer than that.…
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June 3, 2020 0

Job Loss is Not Easy… Maybe This Will Help

  When I lost my job after nearly 25-years at Johnson & Johnson, at 52-years-old with two kids in college and one in high school, I felt a wide range of emotions… and none of them were good. I was scared, angry and hurt. Frankly, I was as close to clinically depressed as a person…
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May 26, 2020 0