Tag: job strategy

Can you give me some ideas how I can keep up my morale while I am working towards my next job? (TPOY047)

A job campaign commits us to change and often exposes us to all kinds of negative feedback, not least from ourselves!  These things can undermine our efforts. This microcast suggests some ways we can support ourselves so we… Read More

Being a student, I have run out of people to reach out to – How am I supposed to get a job or find out what I need to know? (TPOY044)

It is common to identify a few people who we can bring ourselves to talk to, to talk to them and when that does not lead to a job, to feel stuck, feeling like we have nowhere to… Read More

I am just graduating from school and am overwhelmed by the job market. What should I do? (TPOY031)

The job market is overwhelming for everyone, especially when coming from the academic world and entering the wider working world with its different culture, rhythm and requirements.  This microcast lays out a few key truths about the job… Read More

How do I mask my age on my resume? (TPOY030)

Age prejudice can be a problem.  Many clients somewhere over 40 ask how they can obscure their age when in the job market.  It is sometimes helpful to downplay our age and sometimes not.  This microcast covers age… Read More

I am so done with my current profession but it is all I know; How can I get a job I want? (TPOY023)

With the double whammy of being tired of our job and it being the only thing we know how to do, it might seem like we should give up.  Yet, much of the current workforce is in exactly… Read More

My job campaign takes me in a million directions; what suggestions do you have for keeping myself organized? (TPOY017)

With building our network, thanking people we have spoken to, responding to ads, keeping track of our mail campaigns, researching organizations we are interviewing with, keeping track of versions of our resume, developing pitches or intros for different… Read More

How can I keep up my morale when my job campaign is so discouraging and seems never-ending? (TPOY016)

There are many reasons why seeking work feels so hopeless.  Besides our increasing insecurity due to the lack of a paycheck, we have lower self-esteem since we are no longer contributing in the way that work allows.  Add… Read More

I am letting my network know that I am available for any & all types of work. What else can I do? (TPOY007)

When we have many capabilities and are not sure where they might be in demand, it seems prudent to advertise our versatility and our flexibility. It turns out that this strategy can cause unintended consequences. This microcast covers… Read More