Something You Should Know about Job Hunting

Finding The Hidden Job Market

December 25, 2015


Interview with Donald Asher, author of the book Cracking The Hidden Job Market: How to Find Opportunity in Any Economy




Mike Carruthers:
In this job market you need every advantage and you first need to know where the jobs are.


Donald Asher:
I checked all of the research; I went back almost 30 years and somewhere between 55% and 80% of jobs go to someone who did not respond to a posted opening. And that’s the hidden job market it’s invisible to your typical job seeker.

Donald Asher

Better Ways To Find A Job

October 13, 2015


Interview with Pam Lassiter, author of the book The New Job Security, Revised: The 5 Best Strategies for Taking Control of Your Career




Mike Carruthers:
When you’re looking for a new job…


Pam Lassiter:
You do 2 things (usually). You’ll go to the Internet and look for any job posting you can and punch reply and you’ll tell all of your friends that you’re looking for a job. Neither one of those are really great uses of your time.

Pam Lassiter

Your Next Job

September 30, 2015


Interview with Paul B. Brown, author of the book Own Your Future: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy




Mike Carruthers:
You probably agree that finding a new job is hard work and that may have something to do with how you approach it.


Paul B. Brown:
Somewhere out there is the perfect job for me all I have to do is find it. Oh gosh is that hard!

Paul B. Brown

Job Search Ideas

September 18, 2015


Interview with Peter Studner, author of the book Super Job Search IV




Mike Carruthers:
When you need a new job it’s easy to look to the internet which can be helpful when finding job openings.


Peter Studner:
But on the other hand it’s also a detriment to the candidate because they send too much time at home sending out tons of resumes when they really should be getting out and meeting people and practicing on their interviewing.


Peter Studner

Making Connections To Help Your Career

August 17, 2015


Interview with Casey Hawley, author of the book 10 Make-or-Break Career Moments: Navigate, Negotiate, and Communicate for Success




Mike Carruthers:
In the quest to further your career or just get a new job the conventional advice is to get out there and network, but there’s more to it than that.


Casey Hawley:
Especially if you’re in the job market today, you’re trying to think, “How can I market, me, me, me.” But really the way to be most winsome is to think about the other person.


Casey Hawley

Finding Your Perfect Career

July 1, 2015


Interview with Marianna Olszewski, author of the book Live It, Love It, Earn It: A Woman's Guide to Financial Freedom




Mike Carruthers:
If you’re still not exactly certain what the perfect job or career is for you, here’s some advice…


Marianna Olszewski:
We all have talents and if we follow those talents the money will come, I promise you, I promise you, I promise you.


Marianna Olszewski

Job Interview Strategies

May 7, 2015


Interview with Aimee Tittlemier, author of the book Don't Fluck It Up: The Perfect YOU for the Job Interview




Mike Carruthers:
In a job interview you want to stand out and one way to do that is at the very end.


Aimee Tittlemier:
After the meat of an interview the interviewer is going to ask the inevitable question do you have any questions? Yes, the answer to this question is always yes!

Aimee Tittlemier

How To Ace A Job Interview

January 8, 2015


Interview with Jim Hayhurst, author of the book Where Have I Gone Right: The Right Mountain Guide to Getting the Job and Life You Want




Mike Carruthers: 
Sooner or later you'll likely have to go on a job
interview, and the fact is most job interviews get off to a lousy start.


Jim Hayhurst: 
Typically, you end up with people walking in and answering
the first question in an interview, which the first
question is always, "Tell me about yourself. Who are

Jim Hayhurst Sr.

When Inexperience Is A Good Thing

November 10, 2014


Interview with Liz Wiseman, author of the book Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work




Mike Carruthers:
When it comes to a job or career it’s experience that matters. Or does it?


Liz Wiseman:
I think that advice has been accurate for a lot of years but the world of work has changed a lot in the last few years.

Liz Wiseman

Personal Branding For Your Career Part 2

October 21, 2014


Interview with Catherine Kaputa, author of the book Women Who Brand: How Smart Women Promote Themselves and Get Ahead




Mike Carruthers:
People have been talking about personal branding for a long time but the definition of the term has changed.


Catherine Kaputa:
You know in the early days personal branding was your image and reputation and it was kind of more your visual kind of interest. And I think today it’s expanded it’s really everything you do to market yourself to be more successful.

Catherine Kaputa

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