Think of the first page of your résumé as being like a billboard outside a shop. Does it catch your eye? Does it provide you with all the information you want to know? Does it have a statement that catches your eye? Who is the employer looking for? You create your first page in direct response to the employer’s wish list. Then show them that you are that person through your … [Read more...] about Tips On Successful Résumé Writing
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As you grow older your responsibilities change. Switching from full time to part time work becomes an option for many people. You may make less money, but you may have more time to yourself. With that extra time you could take on leisure pursuits or start a home-based business. The possibilities are limitless. Empowerment for Mature Aged Workers is often found through … [Read more...] about Empowerment for Mature Aged Workers
“This above all, to thine own self be true.” - William Shakespeare Before you start considering what job to apply for, or start thinking about writing a résumé, Do you know what you have to offer? What do you bring to the table? You need to know very clearly what you have to offer as an individual. The following activities in the “Your Guide on the Side” workbook are all … [Read more...] about Transferable Skills
“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. How can you build your confidence? With each step you take you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful” - Mark Victor … [Read more...] about How can you build your confidence?
Fake it ‘til you make it! With the help of those closest to you try to identify the things you do which indicate your lack of confidence. It’s funny how you can consciously change your behavior and act in a way that suggests you are much more confident that you feel, and people will take that new behavior on face value. Pretend you feel confident! Facing your biggest fear … [Read more...] about Facing Your Biggest Fear