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Giving Women Courage in their Career Development

The Voice of Job Seekers - Unemployed, Underemployed, Unappreciated Job Seekers Welcomed!

Women desire to differentiate themselves through making an impact with their ideas. There are innate character traits women have keeping them from speaking up. Gia Ganesh is a  career strategist who help mid-career professionals discover and move into meaningful and fulfilling work.

What are you career development challenges? You can add your voice to the discussion in one of three ways:

  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

 

 

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Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers143.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 9:05am CDT

Second Chance for Job Seekers with Good Hire

The Voice of Job Seekers - Unemployed, Underemployed, Unappreciated Job Seekers Welcomed!

I started noticing then following Good Hire a while ago. I loved their voice on employment  discrimination and the ex-offenders reentering the workforce. If you have been listening to this podcast for awhile, you know I champion the “Ban The Box” campaign—very related to how Good Hire is helping ex-offenders having a second chance. More than 30,000 employers rely on their skilled compliance experts, helpful US-based customer service reps, and customizable technology to build teams based on trust, safety, and fairness.

Matt Monahan is the CEO of Good Hire. l would love to hear your thoughts about this episode in one of three ways:

  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com 

 

For complete show notes go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com! 

Direct download: thevoiceojobseekers142.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 6:18pm CDT

Get Ready for an Agile Job Search

The Voice of Job Seekers - Unemployed, Underemployed, Unappreciated Job Seekers Welcomed!

When I like a job search blog, I like to let you know about it. If you haven’t heard of Career Metis, then I encourage you to listen to this show and then head on over there. The blog founded by Nissar Ahamed is  likely to give your job search a boost.

I found Career Metis a long time ago, but in the last 15-16 months, he has published articles several times a week. Not only about resumes and cover letters, but also the workplace and productivity too. I’d be remiss if I did not mention his new podcast containing more than 20 episodes to date.

I would love to hear what you think about his blog. Share your thoughts with me in one of three ways:

  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message

 

For complete show notes, go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com! 

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers141.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 4:12pm CDT

Branding You in the New Job Search

The Voice of Job Seekers - Unemployed, Underemployed, Unappreciated Job Seekers Welcomed!

This week I decided to share with you my interview on Ryan Rhoten’s “Brand New You” show. I thought it was a great conversation and some  may have missed it, so I am republishing it this week.

Ryan was my guest last spring as we talked about Personal Branding. 

As always, I would love to hear from you in one of three ways:

1) Leave a voice mail or text message at 708-365-9822. Let me know if I can share it on future shows
2) Email me: mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com
3) Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com and press the “Send Voicemail” button to leave a message online

 For the complete show notes and show subscribe in iTunes

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers140.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 7:40pm CDT

This week we will tackle resume for those who are pursuing new opportunities and want to know  the current trends in resume writing. This is also “Update Your Resume” month so I thought this was a good time to publish a show about resumes.

I bring back my friend Melissa Cooley, a certified advance resume writer, who helps me dissect the resume trends and look back at some of the differences since 2009 and today.

Let’s talk about some of your resume challenges. Here’s how:

  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

Melissa has been writing resumes as a business since 2009, and her blog The Job Quest found at MelissaCooley.com is an award-winning blog. Her advice has been featured on Careerbuilder, Monster, and Dice.com.

For show notes go to : http://thevoiceofjobseekers.com/update-your-resume-this-month/

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers137.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 7:22pm CDT

RIP the Resume with Torin Ellis

The Voice of Job Seekers - Unemployed, Underemployed, Unappreciated Job Seekers Welcomed!

It’s time to get your strategy ready for your graduate job search or your next opportunity. Need some guidance. I got you! Torin Ellis, winner of Top Recruiter (toprecruiter.tv) is back with his new book, Rip the Resume: Job Search & Interview Power Prep!

What are some of your resume and interview challenges? Let’s discuss. You can reach me in one of three ways:

  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

 

Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com for complete show notes. 

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers139.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 8:43pm CDT

The Elements of Good Writing for Your Career and Personal Brand

The Voice of Job Seekers - Unemployed, Underemployed, Unappreciated Job Seekers Welcomed!

Some career organizations are celebrating, “ International Update Your Resume Month!” Since resumes are one of many documents needed for your career success, I thought this was a good time for a show on grammar. Emails, business letters of kinds, and social media updates require good grammar.

Today’s guest is Susan Rooks, aka “The Grammar Goddess.” Susan has taught business writing in many countries including the United States and on many other subjects. Susan executes a straight-forward approach to teaching and training others on grammar. She will also tell you she does not know every English grammar rule in existence.

How do you feel about the importance of grammar? Let me know what you think:

  1. Call and leave a voicemail at 708-365-9822, or text your comments to the same number
  2. Go to TheVoiceofJobSeekers.com, press the “Send Voicemail” button on the right side of your screen and leave a message
  3. Send email feedback to mark@thevoiceofjobseekers.com

 For complete show notes go to TheVoiceofJobseekers.com/ 138-good-grammar

 

 

Direct download: thevoiceofjobseekers138.mp3
Category:Career Advice -- posted at: 12:09pm CDT

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