Job search

Guest post: Networking tips for changing careers

So I’ve been either lazy or extremely busy with my new role at Cospace.co. Let’s go with the latter. Thankfully smart people like Steven Burrell have offered to provide guest posts. This post is one that is near and dear to my heart as a recent career changer. Deciding to embark on an entirely new […]

Guest post: A Gen Y Guide to Entering the Workforce

This is a guest post by my friend Kyle Lagunas¬†(@KyleLagunas), a super smart HR software guy. The post is aimed toward the Gen Y population who are out there banging their collective heads against the job search wall, but I would argue that parts of his advice applies to jobseekers in general. Especially points 1 […]

Stories of a jobseeker vol. 3: Learn something

There’s not much positive you can take from a job search, especially one that goes on for an extended period of time. It’s often an endless roller coaster ride of emotions and highs and lows. More often than not, the lows linger if you let them. Your time is most often spent searching for and […]

My problem with LinkedIn: Are we truly connected?

Just a quick post for some research I’m doing. As I go through my job search I’m starting to realize there is one major flaw with LinkedIn: lack of true connections.¬†Think about it. If I were to ask you to introduce me to one of your 1st Connections (assuming you know me personally and would […]

Is honesty the best policy?

This is a post I wrote in December for the Candidate Experience Matters blog. As I continue on the job search journey, this post takes on even more relevance for me. One of the hottest topics when it comes to improving the candidate experience (follow #candexp on Twitter for more) is what to say to […]