Tips to Get Hired Over 40

Tips for Job Searching Over 40

So, you are over 40 years old and want to put your best foot forward competing in the job market to get hired. You have a wealth of experience and a great deal to offer your next company. Perhaps you are excited about this new chapter, perhaps a bit nervous. That’s understandable but you must keep in mind, a company can benefit a great deal from your experience. So how …

Why Invest in a LinkedIn Makeover NYC

Why Invest in a LinkedIn Makeover?

An optimized LinkedIn profile goes a long way in your job search. Data shows that over 80% of recruiters use LinkedIn to identify, evaluate and network with potential candidates. That’s a significant number and it continues to increase year over year. There are a number of benefits to a LinkedIn makeover.  It’s critical to have a strong social media presence in order to compete in this competitive job market. Simply …

4 Unconventional Stress Relief Strategies NYC

4 Unconventional Stress Relief Strategies

Stressful situations happen every day and are all around us. There are steps you can take to prevent some of these stressful moments, You cannot eliminate them all. What you do have control over is how you handle these circumstances and if you can take steps toward healthier responses. Therefore coping with every day life stresses can be a challenge, from work stresses to family to financial concerns, it can …

Goal Setting for your New Job NYC

Setting Goals for Your New Job

Starting a new job can be exciting and it can also be a bit overwhelming. You are in a new environment where you have to prove yourself all over again. Typically, you don’t really know anyone in this new company. You want to establish a reputation and do well for the company and yourself. There’s so much to learn about the company, your role and establishing relationships and realistic goals …

The Positive Side of Losing Your Job NYC

The Positive Side of Losing Your Job

Losing your job can be devastating. You’ve dedicated so much of your time and energy into your job. You made personal sacrifices and always performed at your best. It may have been completely unexpected or there could have been some early warning signs. Either way, losing your job is difficult. You wonder what do I do now? I’ve been doing this job spending most of my waking hours at work …

Understanding Your Job Offer NYC

Understanding Your Job Offer

Understanding your job offer and making the right decision for you is the most difficult part of your job search. You finally received a job offer that you are excited about after so many interviews. When a job offer is extended, salary and bonus are the main thing that gets discussed. There are so many other important elements to a job offer that you want to make sure you understand …

How to Develop Executive Presence NYC

How To Develop Executive Presence?

Executive presence is very important if you have aspirations to advance in your career. The way a professional carries themselves, the level of confidence they exhibit and how they speak does impact their ability to establish credibility and to persuade. I have worked with many individuals who wish to improve in that respect. The good news is executive presence can be learned if you make the effort and receive strong …

Why It's Important to rest and re-energize NYC

Why It’s Important to Rest and Re-energize

Imagine having a day all to yourself where you can just rest and re-energize after working so hard. Specifically a day where you have no responsibilities and answer to nobody. At this point, you are probably saying yeah right, good luck with that. We are in the age of 24/7 technology in which we can always be reached, and everything seems to be a priority and we must respond right …

What To Do If You Are In A Career Rut NYC

What To Do If You Feel Stuck In Your Career

You’ve been doing the same thing for years. You feel like you are not learning or growing although you desperately want to and absolutely love learning new things. You can’t remember the last time you had a challenging work assignment. Some of your colleagues appear to have moved on to bigger and better things. They have higher salaries and feel energized by their new jobs but you feel like you …

Hire Professional Resume Writer

Why You Should Leave Resume Writing to the Experts

Do you try to remodel your bathroom yourself or hire an expert? Do you do your own taxes or use an accountant? Why should you try to write your own resume when experts can do it for you? You lose money every day you are out of work. Or you might be in a job that’s paying you less than you deserve. There are all these pitfalls to writing your …