As the sluggish economy heads towards the fiscal cliff, businesses have already reduced their spending and expansion plans, uncertain whether lawmakers can agree on a budget. But times of uncertainty and change can bring with them opportunity.
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While this may seem like a no brainer, a personal web page can be used as a very positive synopsis of your work and life that YOU control. You control the content, you control the message and you control the picture it paints of you. Why is this important? Well in a word…Google.
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What’s the lesson here? I talk to clients everyday, some of whom worry because they’ve taken unconventional career paths. They’re seeking reassurance because their career did not go from point A to point B to point C.
With that in mind, I’m going to offer a couple of reasons why we believe having an on-line or web-based resume (just one of our “technology” offerings) can make your search more productive and even easier, oftentimes leading to your finding a new position faster than would otherwise be the case.
There are a lot of issues to grapple with when your job search was not your own idea. Sometimes there’s resentment and bitterness towards the company that laid you off and oftentimes it’s a blow to the ego. The thing to remember is the company was making a business decision and not to take your lay-off personally. But if you do, you need to work through the hostility and get to a more positive place.