How do you keep your job in a time of potential mass layoffs and panic on the street?
While this time is unprecedented in its scope, it's all too familiar to me, as I've been helping clients save their jobs - or find much better ones - during global recessions, natural disasters, reorganizations, downsizing, rightsizing and whatever else they call it.
In the coming weeks and months, as your employer feels the pain from this upcoming market correction, they're going to get rid of anyone they see as not useful. And that's where we start.
In these dark days of bad news followed by more bad news, I think you deserve to hear some unbiased news.
I can't tell you how many times I've worked with clients in a video conference where I almost couldn't see them. How do you think that plays in a job interview?
Many of my clients are describing this lockdown during the pandemic as hellish. Especially if they have young children. I get it. No one likes to be cooped up. We're free-range employees!
Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to take the pressure off and be incredibly productive at the same time, and I share these in the video above.
Are you looking for specific, compelling questions to ask in a job interview, or anytime during a hiring process or an executive search, in order to set yourself apart from other candidates? You've found the right video!
At Career Resume Consulting, I see many professionals in a career search make certain assumptions about how to best go about actively searching for a new job. Many of these are just plain wrong.
This is going to date me, but do you remember that great movie with Alec Baldwin called "Glengarry Glen Ross?" If you do, you will definitely remember the concept of ABC - Always Be Closing.