The number one question I get about job searches when I’m out on the road is how long should I expect to be looking for a new job and how often should I be applying to new jobs. The truth is there is no simple answer to those questions, and the answers are heavily dependent on the type of job and career that you are in.
But there are some rules of thumb that I use to answer this question. My advice has been built on years of experience in recruiting and HR consulting, as well as personal experience looking for jobs.Job Hunting Timeline
Generally, you can expect to look for a new job for one month per every $10,000 you hope to make. This is assuming that you are [...]
Marketing is a very important part of developing your own personal brand…yep… marketing… and every consultant/employee needs to develop a structured marketing plan that is followed closely, and adjusted, as the needs of her career takes shape…
Visibility is one of the top factors contributing to excellent marketing plans and implementations…it’s the prevailing wisdom anyway..Let’s assume that is true and run with it. For my fellow MBAs remember your funnel in marketing-visibility is all the way at the top and it’s what makes a personal brand what it is.How will you get more visibility?
With the recent explosion of reality television and the onslaught of [...]
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