Dusting Off Your 2011 Goals

The month of June marks the halfway point for the year. How are you tracking to your 2011 goals?  Do you have great action and momentum? Or, do you find yourself settling back into your comfort zone? It"s never too late to make a fresh start and ignite your goals for the year.  Here are a few tips for staying focused on your goals: Put your goals in writing. Be specific about your goals and make them measurable. A goal such as "Lose 15 pounds by October 15, 2011" is specific and … [Read more...]

Social Media and Your Job Search

You already use Facebook and other forms of social media to stay connected with friends, so why not leverage it for your job search? Here"s an overview of ways to incorporate social media as part of your job search strategy. LinkedIn: LinkedIn is a "must do" for your job search. Recruiters and hiring managers have started to rely on LinkedIn as a key source for candidate searches.  Create a profile on LinkedIn that details your experience, expertise, and interests. You can search companies … [Read more...]