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“The Extreme Job Hunter” Finds Work, 1.5 Years Into His Search!

Success at last for Dan Conway, the self-proclaimed “Extreme Job Hunter.” You might recall reading about Conway in my earlier posting, “What Do Gravy Wrestling, Pizza Box Lids and Batman … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

What do Gravy Wrestling, Pizza Box Lids and Batman have to do with Job Hunting?

When traditional job hunting techniques failed, The Extreme Job Hunter got creative, employing hilarious cover notes, wacky costumes and even Gravy Wrestling, to get noticed.

September 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

From Happiness Gardener to Schmooze Engineer – Fantastic Titles and Unique Perks to Motivate Employees!

Today I tripped across a company that surely knows how to attract and keep their employees motivated. How can I tell? Check out their job titles: Happiness Gardner, Schmooze Engineer, Lounge Manager…

January 17, 2013 · 1 Comment

83 New Year’s Resolutions to Enrich Your Life and Career

New Year’s resolutions for life and career. How to land a job. Succeed in your career. Find new friends and professional groups. Improve work-life balance. Donate to community…

January 3, 2013 · 5 Comments

The “Stay Interview” – HR Best Practices

Ever hear of a “stay interview”? Stay interviews identify how employees are feeling about their job. What drives them. What ideas they have for change, improvement and growth.

December 21, 2012 · 3 Comments

New LinkedIn Profiles for Job Seekers – Here’s the Skinny

So, have you checked out your profile on LinkedIn, lately? It’s all new, all different, and I’m not so sure it’s any better… In fact, many previous features are no … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

13 Ways to Supercharge Your LinkedIn Profile That I Bet You Never Knew!

“13 New Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible” offers tips and techniques for revitalizing your online presence in ways I bet you never knew existed.

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Confused about LinkedIn’s New Skills Endorsement? Finally, Instructions On How to Use It Effectively.

Has LinkedIn’s new Skills Endorsements feature left you confused? Finally, how to instructions. Learn how to endorse others, hide or retract skills and more.

November 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

How to Salvage a New Job When Things Go Awry.

Recently, a friend landed a job, ten months after being laid off. Two weeks later, he developed serious health issues, and wondered if he’d be let go. My advice…

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

All Roads Lead to Roam. My Theory on Life.

They say that ancient Rome was so large, that all roads led to it. My new theory of life, (formulated just this morning), is based on that infamous saying. But … Continue reading

September 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

From Telecommunication Sales to Art; How Giving Back to the Community Launched a Second Career

I went to a street fair last weekend, and set among the usual fare: the face painters, the zeppoles and cotton candy, I found something else that excited me beyond words.

September 10, 2012 · 3 Comments

Become a Certified Chili Judge

Who knew there was such a thing as the International Chili Society (ICS), let alone a Certified Chili Judge?

August 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s All a Matter of Perspective. Literally.

…Who knew that, one day, out-of-focus photography would become elevated to museum status? Makes you wonder if it’s not just artwork and photos that need to be looked at from a new vantage point…

August 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Great Online Resources for Job Seekers

My top five, free online resources for job hunters. Best newsletters and sites for job postings, salary compensation, interview tips, career advice and more. With so many great online resources available to us, virtually at our fingertips, where do you turn to for the best of the best?

August 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

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