07 Jul Conventional Job Search Advice That Leads to Failure

(below is a transcript from the video) Kevin Kermes: Alright Olivia, I know that after listening to a lot of "experts" out there, we hear a ton of bad career advice, and working with more than 15,000 clients, what's some of the conventional job search advice that you've seen lead to failure? Olivia Gamber: There's a lot, but the biggest one I think that I hear time...

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25 Feb How Most High Performers Self-Sabotage Their Careers

Kevin Kermes: So, where do you see most high performers self-sabotaging their careers? Olivia Gamber: You know, I know we say this a lot but I don't think people quite grasp it, because they'll nod their heads and they continue to do it, even though they think they understand and that is the process of positioning yourself as a commodity. It starts with really the job...

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25 Feb The Biggest Missed Opportunity for Seasoned Professionals with 25+ Years Experience

  You think age discrimination is your biggest hurdle to finding a new job as a seasoned professional? Think again. We all have perceptions of “the job hunt.” There’s the resume, the cover letters, the online application systems, the gate-keepers within HR, the series of stiff interviews where you have to prove yourself, and all that stuff. What many of us don’t realize is that there’s another way...

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24 Feb How Do You Successfully Bounce Back from a Layoff?

Kevin Kermes: How do you successfully bounce back from a layoff? Olivia Gamber: Wow, yeah, this is a big one. This has come up several times this week. I know there's a lot of companies going through some big layoffs right now, so it's really, honestly, it's hard to not take it personal, even though we all know it's not a personal business decision. I think that's the...

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