Narrowing the Search Funnel

I think about careers as a funnel shape.  There are narrow areas of focus (being in school, working in a specific role or industry) and wide areas full of possibilities and uncertainty (coming out of school, recreating our work lives, being laid off).  Some people stay in the narrow part of the funnel their entire[…]

Getting Your Groove Back in a Fear Based Economy

We see it all the time in job search – messages that instill fear as a motivation. “5 Deadly Mistakes to Avoid in an Interview!” “7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make Online and How You Can Avoid Them” It’s this notion that if we don’t’ say the right thing, do exactly the right thing, we will[…]