I am going on a road trip this summer… and what better place to go in the summer than Texas! I hear it’s a lovely time of the year! For years my road trip speaking has consisted of my very favorite presentation, Career Management 2.0 most of the time. Sometimes I’d talk about LinkedIn (since […]Read More »
What To Do If You Hate Your Job
I was chatting with Liz this morning about Project HOPE, which is now in alpha testing. I asked her if she wanted to listen to my audio, and see the feedback from the testers, and she said YES. She then wrote something interesting/funny: “I worked at JibberJobber for several years without reading your blog. When […]Read More »
Getting Started with Programming and Tech With Pluralsight
Just two more days until the $100 off sale at Pluralsight. $199 for a year of full access… killer deal. If you are NOT in a tech role, but have always wanted to learn, I would definitely recommend dropping $199 and having a full twelve months to learn, and play, and dabble. I can’t think […]Read More »
The Nervous Job Seeker: Do It Anyway!
I need to tie up my post from Wednesday (The Job Search Interview Process Is Full of Emotions!) and my post from Thursday (The Job Search Program Better Than Sliced Bread) into my message for today. So I have to reach out to people. Yesterday I emailed 33 JibberJobber users asking them if they wanted […]Read More »
What the Jobs Boom Means for Tech, Working Moms and New Grads
The most recent job numbers are in, and there’s no doubt about it: the market is booming. Despite a slight slowdown, there are still more job openings than unemployed workers, with 7.4 million open jobs signaling strong employer demand.
But what else is happening behind the headlines? Today’s market brings new opportunities for different groups of job seekers, such …Read More »
The Job Search Program Better Than Sliced Bread
A bit of history on this “better than sliced bread” phrase. There was once a time in history that was so horrible where people were so deprived, that they had to buy bread and then cut it into slices themselves. I know. Traumatic. According the Wikipedia, A guy named Otto, living in Iowa, invented the […]Read More »
REPORT: Best Cities for Jobseekers 2019
Choosing where to live and work is a complex decision. Personal preferences are certainly important, such as warm or cold weather, coastal living versus inland and proximity to friends and family.
But there are some considerations, shared by many of us, that can make certain areas seem more desirable than others. Based on these criteria, we dug into Indeed’s job-search …Read More »
The Job Search Interview Process Is Full of Emotions!
I recently had a job interview. I know, I know. I’m not supposed to. I run JibberJobber. I’m the CEO. And I have some big short and long-term goals with JibberJobber. What the heck am I doing in a job interview. Frankly, there is one company that I’m interested in. I’ve said for years it’s […]Read More »
Full Pluralsight for only $199? Nuts!
Pluralsight is normally $299 a year. Since I’m a sucker for a deal I thought I’d share this one with you: Until June 19th, you can get the entire Pluralight course library for 33% off. Go here: http://pluralsight.pxf.io/r193j (that is my affiliate link, feel free to share it :p) Not only do you get full access to […]Read More »
What To Do When Interviewers Doesn’t Know What They Are Hiring For
Last week I was talking to a friend of mine, a senior technical recruiter. We were talking about a scenario like this: You read the job description and think: Yep, that’s me. I master all of those, except one, which I can learn quickly (and is probably not as important as the others) You have […]Read More »