Job Search Advice for Desperate Job Seekers

Written by Roger Clark

Another morning of job hunting lies ahead of you. You pour a cup of coffee and openrepparttar paper torepparttar 144358 employment section. With a mixture of anticipation and desperation you pick up a stub of pencil and prepare to target and identify some possible job opportunities.

There are less ads to circle this morning and despiterepparttar 144359 promising words and vague descriptions you have begun to believe that none of these potential employers will seriously consider you. Perhaps they have family or friends or maybe you'll hear once again "I'm afraid you're overqualified for this position".

After making a few phone calls you try to get into a positive frame of mind. You head outrepparttar 144360 door, a folder of resumes in one hand and a list of addresses atrepparttar 144361 next. You will drop off a few resumes and have plans for an interview this afternoon.

Maybe today will be different...

Are you or a friend looking for work? Have you heard of acquaintances laid off from long-term employment only to find four or five months later that they are still unable to find a job?

If you thinkrepparttar 144362 only way to find a job is to have connections, you may be partly right. With such a demand for employment many jobs never make it torepparttar 144363 paper. How can you compete?


"Leave no stone unturned". Tell friends, family and acquaintances of your job search. These people can give you an 'IN' to their businesses when positions come available.

They may also hear of someone who is hiring and keep you updated on opportunities you may not otherwise have heard about. Their personal referral can also make an impression onrepparttar 144364 employer in your behalf.

Successful Career, Rocky Relationship?

Written by Jo Ball

While you’re soaring withrepparttar eagles at work, things are about as low as they can get onrepparttar 144256 home front. This is a quandary many people before you have had, but withinrepparttar 144257 situation is an opportunity to evaluate life.

Often it takes a relationship breakdown of divorce proportions to force us to stop and take stock ofrepparttar 144258 meaning and direction of our life.

We also know that “love” is one ofrepparttar 144259 pillars of our life. We also know it’s not logical to be working as hard and as long as we do, creating allrepparttar 144260 money and success imaginable only to end up alone and unable to share allrepparttar 144261 fruits withrepparttar 144262 one you loverepparttar 144263 most.

Whatrepparttar 144264 successful career, rocky relationship situation provides you with though is an opportunity to evaluate. Let me explain.

Life is about purpose – life purpose. You, within your life purpose – above everything else, are striving for happiness and in order to help you evaluate your situation I have a few questions for you that takes you right torepparttar 144265 heart ofrepparttar 144266 matter.

Are you happy “with you” in your relationship? Are you happy with your partner inrepparttar 144267 relationship? Do you still wantrepparttar 144268 relationship? Canrepparttar 144269 relationship be salvaged? If so, how?

Are you using work to hide from something at home? Children; in-laws; step-children,repparttar 144270 pain of a family death; something your partner said to you months ago that hurt and you never let go of it? Are there pressures at home that could be worked out with a different strategy i.e. outside help, like coaching or counseling?

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