Using Asana to manage a job search

Keeping track of contacts and activity during a job search can be daunting. Here is a way to use the free version of Asana to help manage a job search

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Ten things to do to get the most out of Networking when job hunting.

Last Updated on 4 months by Christopher G Mendla

There are some networking events in my area that can help with a job search. I am currently actively participating in two of them. Here are ten ideas to help you get the most out of network meetings when job hunting.

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Error uploading a resume to Glassdoor.com – SOLVED

I was trying to upload a new resume to Glassdoor.com . It kept giving me an invalid file type error. 

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Building a Seller Rating on eBay as a hedge against tough times.

Last Updated on 11 months by Christopher G Mendla

Your reputation is critical on eBay. You might want to build your Seller Rating gradually. That way, if you ever need to sell on eBay, you will have a decent rating. You might think that you don’t need to sell but there are two reasons you might.

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Why you should NOT send your resume to every recruiter who sends an email about a position

Last Updated on 11 months by Christopher G Mendla

I received an email today from a recruiter that looked promising. It was for an IT Director position one town over. That would be perfect. BUT the spidey sense tingled a bit. I did some checking before replying with my resume. I’m glad I did because sending it would have been a mistake.

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Day 192 of my Great Job Search

Last Updated on 11 months by Christopher G Mendla

I am now into day 192 of my Great Job Search. The local squirrel population is decreasing rapidly and I might have to purchase another can of Squirrel Helper ™. The robins will be arriving soon. A half dozen or so make a great robin stew.

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14 things you should be doing even if you aren’t currently seeking a job

Last Updated on 11 months by Christopher G Mendla

Complacency can be deadly. Here are 14 things that you should be doing even if you are happy and feel secure in your new job.

Many workers completely abandon any trace of job seeking when they are working. This can be from being complacent or perhaps ‘there just isn’t enough time’ or ‘that isn’t a priority right now’.

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Dr. Phil discusses age discrimination in hiring.

Last Updated on 11 months by Christopher G Mendla

Dr. Phil did a segment on January 18, 2018 about age discrimination in the workplace. A woman who is 59 years old found that she was a victim of age discrimination. Read more for some ideas as to how to work around this.

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Create a resume infographic with vizualize.me

Last Updated on 11 months by Christopher G Mendla

You can turn your resume into an interactive infographic. It is a tool that allows you to make an interactive infographic from your resume

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