Thursday, August 11, 2011

Life List Item Complete: Help Someone Find A Job

Photo: activerain.com
This is one of those life list items you're glad to put a check mark next to because you've done it, but you want to keep doing even more.

I recently got the chance to help my friend Ron find a new opportunity when he mentioned that he was exhausted with his job. We updated his resume to reflect his current skills and accomplishments, then we talked about the types of work he could envision himself doing. We refined his resume and job search around those things.

I reached out to other professionals in my network and found a great lead that I ran past Ron. We did mock interviews, I gave him a great recommendation (one of many) and voila! Ron is a couple months into his new role and has room to grow and room to breathe.

For my own job searches, I rely on word of mouth quite a lot, though I have had luck with indeed.com in the past.

What tools do you use when changing roles? Have you had luck with Dice, Monster or Craigslist? Or are you a word of mouth networker?

1 comment:

  1. Therefore, slot machine development is adjusted for progressive slots. On the opposite end of the spectrum is the high volatility slot recreation. So, these extremely risky games are exciting for players in search of more danger and better potential rewards. Pure HTML5 gaming content material playable on any device, with multi-language assist, licensed and certified 아벤카지노 in jurisdictions across Europe. Our group of dedicated iGaming professionals strives to create progressive, smoothly operating and fantastically designed slots and table games.

    ReplyDelete

Connect With Me

Main Topics

Drama Fabulous Nerds

Grab My Button

copy and past the code below to add my blog button

Blog Archive

Blog Designer

Blogs made by Cherry Lemon Blogs