After spending hours perfecting your resume you are now ready to electronically deliver the document to a company on your target list. Knowing you are the ideal candidate for that coveted opening gets your heart pumping. Thinking it is just a matter of time before you wow the hiring manager with concrete examples detailing your skills and experience; your finger reaches for the send button. Wait! What is this requirement about a video? Read more
Career transition is a difficult thing to go through. It tests your self-esteem, your courage, your faith, your self-discipline, and sometimes your endurance. The job has ended. There’s no work to get up for, no place you must drive to, no desk or workstation awaiting your arrival. What do you do? Read more
Brexit is on everyone’s mind these days. To better understand the situation Mullin International sponsored a poll conducted by Hunt Scanlon focused specifically on the impact of Britain’s exit from the European Union on recruiting and staffing. The results should be of concern to anyone looking to fill jobs in the U.K. and provide insights into what recruiting may be like in the coming months and years.
In a previous article in Fortune‘s Most Powerful Women issue, Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook, Inc., shared her well-articulated thoughts on being fully engaged while you are in the workforce. “Don’t leave before you leave” was written “about young women cutting back their career ambition.” This quote has stayed in my mind and remains as relevant today – and not just for young women, but for many currently employed. Allow me to explain … Read more
Job searching in July and August? If the first thought that popped into your head is that you think you might take these two months off because business slows down and hiring managers could be on vacation, I encourage you to re-think your position. While I am all for taking time off to rejuvenate, relax and refresh your mind and body, renewing your career search efforts in the next two months could be just what the job doctor ordered. Read more
I heard that to fly a plane you only have to know how to do three things. Aviate, navigate and communicate. That’s all. Those are the key elements of a pilot’s job.
They Replaced Horses. That was the lead in this column by Eduardo Porter in the New York Times. Thirty-five years ago people debated whether machines, technology, would ever replace humans in the workforce. Many respected economists dismissed the idea until the great economist Wassily Leontief made his analogy regarding equines.
On May 13th, Hunt Scanlon published an interview with Mullin International’s CEO Keith Mullin about how to develop leadership in the workplace. The piece was entitled, Leadership: It Starts and Ends With Trust. Keith makes a number of good points in the interview, but one subject of particular interest is that of trust. In this post I’ll shed some light on why trusted leadership is so valuable to a company, and how it can be developed.
Today the internet provides a lot of tools for the job seeker. You can network, show off your resume and apply to jobs on Linkedin, find free resume templates and find more articles on professional development than anyone could ever have time to read. With all these tools and all this information, do you really need a career coach? This post will look into why a career coach is important for anyone undergoing a job search.
A study at Warwick University found that happy workers are 12 percent more productive than the average worker, and unhappy workers are 10 percent less productive and unhappy. According to Gallup, unhappy employees cost American businesses $300 billion each year.
Creating a positive company culture is incredibly important for a business’ success. It can make your company better in a number of ways: Read more
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