Paul Megan Profile and Articles
1). Career Tip: Your Lifestyle Affects Your Job Choice!
Your lifestyle may seriously affect your career or job choice. Did you know that people without spouses or children will represent one of the fastest growing segments of the workplace population?
2). Job Search Alert: Have You Been Googled?
Employers may be using Google to get information about you without your knowing about it.
3). The Executive Resume . . . It Better Be Hot Stuff!
This key document has to position you in the mind of the decision-maker as someone who is ready to step in and hit the ground running.
4). Telecommuting . . . Could This Irresistible Job Option Be Right for You?
Telecommuting is not just for senior level managers and staff. Increasingly, people with lower end job titles and lower end wages are breaking into telecommuting opportunities.
5). You Absolutely Must Have a "Strategic" Resume Format!
To meet the expectations of an employer, here’s how your strategic resume format should look.
6). E-Business Success Secrets Revealed!
There are six requirements essential to e-business success. Keep these in mind as you explore various home-based business opportunities.
7). Non-Traditional Career Advice . . . Start Job-Hopping!
Non-traditional career advice is the solution to your job search dilemma. It makes you get in tune with today’s sophisticated job marketplace.
8). Strategic Job-Hopping . . . How to Get Way Ahead in Your Career!
Proponents of non-traditional career advancement strategies recommend that you make job-hopping a routine part of your career plan. At least if you see yourself on the way to the top!
9). Job Salary: Avoid the 6 Biggest Mistakes!
Before you even go to an interview or first meeting with a decision-maker you MUST avoid the compensation pitfalls that can derail your good intentions.
10). Is Your Digital Resume All It’s Cracked Up To Be?
All we have to do is wait for one or two of those millions of internet users (many of whom are employers) to discover our resume . . . theoretically.
11). Career Counseling Advice: You Gotta Sell Yourself!
You have to sell yourself so people get a powerful snapshot of you . . . one that makes them sit up and pay attention to you!
12). Dead-End Job? 5 Rules to Help You Make the Tough Decisions!
No one likes to get to the point in their career or work history where they recognize they’re up against a dead-end job. But if you’ve come to that conclusion, it’s time to bite the bullet and get on with the rest of your career!
13). Job Interview Questions: OK To Blow Your Own Horn?
You don’t get hired on the basis of a resume. No one will offer you a job until you’ve met face-to-face with the person who could be your next boss.
14). Your Very First Job Search Resume . . . Why Not Make It A Winner!
When you’re ready to prepare your very first resume, here are some general rules that can turn it into a winner!
15). You Won’t Believe What Hiring Managers Say About YOU!
The nerve-wracking part of your job campaign revolves around wondering what happened to your candidacy as a result of the interview.
16). 5 Powerful Job Search Tips for Older Job Seekers!
17). Tell the Truth About Finding a Job . . . Then Check Out the Alternative!
Don’t be too hard on yourself. You’re just a victim of the old-fashioned notions about the best way to find a job.
18). Executive Recruiter Tip: They Don't Work For YOU!
Don’t place a lot of job campaign emphasis on recruiters. They play a very limited role in your search.
19). Executive Recruiters . . . Love 'em or Leave 'em?
You can save yourself a lot of worry and enhance your candidacy when you take the time to learn how to interact with these professionals.
20). You Gotta Be Kidding! A New Job in 14 Days?
Relying on your resume or your work history to get you a job just doesn’t cut it anymore.
21). Job Stress Can Carry Huge Risks . . . How Do You Handle Them?
Five bad things can happen as a result of never turning down the boss or accepting additional work:
22). Face the Facts! . . . Fabulous Resume or Great Job Offer?
If you’re serious about getting a job offer, then you need to start at the other end of the spectrum from the resume in making your job search decisions.
23). Why the Non-Resume Strategy Beats Out a Traditional Resume Every Time!
Traditional job search wisdom requires that your first step into the job market is to write a resume. Unfortunately that doesn’t square up with the way hiring decisions are made.
24). Women's Job Search Alert: 7 ways to watch how you talk!
Effective communication is a critical factor in getting along and getting ahead on the job. Practicing these simple rules can give you a real leg up.
25). Career Education Strategy: Run Your Job Search Like a Business!
Innovative 21st Century job search strategies are exciting career planning alternatives to the old fashioned ways.
26). Different Generations Boost Quality Executive Coaching!
Different age groups within your operation can bring different benefits and skills to the table. Managing those distinctions can make a huge difference.
27). Virtual Video Interview . . . Are You Ready for This?
Recently marketed software allows organizations to eliminate the need for an initial interview and the staff time required to conduct it. Here’s how the virtual video interview works.
28). Business Career Advice: Stop Feeling Guilty about Time Off!
Taking a break can help you feel less burned out. It can help you organize your life goals. Most people don’t realize that taking time off--guilt free--isn’t as difficult as it might seem.
29). Career Path Confusion? . . . How to Choose the Right One!
When dissatisfaction and maybe disillusionment set in, we begin to think about changing our career path. But how . . . without slipping into the same dilemma all over again?
30). Heading Up the Corporate Ladder? . . . Now Is Your Time!
Low unemployment and rapid job growth are just two of the factors that make TODAY a great time for professionals looking for promotions into management.
31). What Would You Do To Guarantee A Quick Job Search?
If you want to excel, if you want a superior job with more money, if you want to select your next job rather than settle for it, you must understand and embrace the dynamics of today’s job marketplace.
32). Job Search Tip for Women: Break the glass ceiling!
“If a woman is not heard, she’s going to be seen as passive and be marginalized. It’s critical that women feel recognized and valued.”
33). Changing Jobs? Check Out The Amazing “Non-Interview” Strategy!
The poor results from following a traditional job search methodology caught our attention many years ago when we realized that the job market follows the same rules as the business market.
34). Job Change Can Be Scary--Unless You Have a Success Plan!
It can be a very exciting time when you approach job change in an enlightened way.
35). Job Hunting Online . . . Is It a Waste of Time?
Monster boasts 15 million resumes in its active database. Just guess how many resumes pop up anytime an employer does a search. What are the odds that the right person will ever see your resume? Infinitesimal!
36). Employment Opportunity: "Job Mercenary" Without Knowing It?
What you communicate to an employer below the radar is often more telling that what you say out loud.
37). Amazing Job Search Success Secret . . . Right in Your Backyard!
Discover a little used strategy that can generate untold job search dividends if you put it to use conscientiously.
38). Fabulous News! World’s Hottest Job Market for Grads!
The best jobs will go to the creme of the 2006 crop. And the competition will be fierce, not only for the plum assignments but for the average ones as well.
39). How to By-Pass Scary Interviews and Lock Up a Job!
What if I could show you a remarkable strategy that allows you to bypass those scary interviews and lock up a high-paying job without worrying about competition?
40). Job Search Tip: Master the FOUR BEES!
If you go into today's demanding job marketplace without preparation,you're not going to make it. The FOUR BEES can help.
41). Resume Shooting You in the Foot? . . . Take this FREE test!
No one is going to hire you on the basis of your resume. An employer has to get to know you before making a decision. So, how does your resume stack up?
42). Job Interview Question: Prepare for the ONE essential!
There’s only ONE essential that will finally make the difference in terms of your candidacy. It overshadows everything else that may happen in the interview.
43). Internet Job Search? . . . Don’t Hold Your Breath!
The conclusion reached by job search experts is straightforward: Relying on a digital job search is an all but hopeless strategy.
44). Non-Traditional Job Hunting . . . Not Easy, but Highly Successful!
Most of us would like to be entertaining job offers in a matter of days, not months. And we’d like to have a say in what the job looks like. And, maybe we’d like to have two or three job offers on our plate.
45). Your Choice . . . An Alternative Job Search Plan or a Crap Shoot!
We’ve all been brainwashed into thinking that the resume is the focus of a job search plan. The better the resume the better the results. The wider the distribution the more interviews. Nothing could be further from the truth.
46). OK. I’ll Bite! What Does It REALLY Take for Successful Job Placement!
If you were working on your job placement in the last century you’d probably have some luck. Those were that days when you could count on the numbers eventually working for you.
47). Don’t Interview! . . . There’s A Much Better Way!
Your biggest mistake is to allow the interview to turn into a Q & A session.
48). 2006 Grads in the Job Market . . . Don’t Mess This Up!
Your success as one of the 2006 grads will not depend on your resume. It will depend on how well you prepare to meet face-to-face with the person who could be your next boss.
49). Hot Jobs Alert: Watch Out For Automated Interviewing!
New job search systems can handle thousands of interviews a day, filter out unqualified applicants and rank the rest for hiring managers to review at their convenience.
50). Don’t Make a Move Until You’ve Discovered Your Career Options!
If making a job or career move is the answer to your sense of restlessness or your need for advancement, then this is the time to explore all your options.
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