Your Skin In The Game

Date posted: March 26, 2009
Filed under: Interviewing, Networking

Your handshake is your skin in the game.

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The Magic of Story Telling

Date posted: March 23, 2009
Filed under: Communications, Interviewing, Leadership, Media, Networking

Transcript of Podcast on The Magic of Storytelling for Job Search March 16, 2009

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The Magic of Storytelling in a Job Search

Date posted: March 17, 2009
Filed under: Media

Total Picture Radio, March 16th, 2009
Judy Rosemarin was interviewed by Peter Clayton on the subject of job searching in the current market, specifically addressing the question ‘Who Are You?’
Listen to the podcast

Surviving Hard Times: Job Hunt Strategies

Date posted: March 9, 2009
Filed under: Media

Newsday, March 9, 2009
Judy Rosemarin’s presentation at Hofstra University’s Women in Career Transition conference was featured on Newsday’s blog “Surviving Hard Times”.
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Yes, Introverts Can Network!

Date posted: March 9, 2009
Filed under: Networking

So, no job. Or you are scared to death that next week – no job.. If you are an introvert, the pressure may be more intensified, than for others, since the fear of networking is almost can be as frightening as job loss. Well, maybe not quite as scary as having no job, no but scary enough to render some of you ineffective and, perhaps immobile.

If you are like 25% of the population that is NOT energized by lots of contact with people, prefer the comfort of your own internal ideas and thoughts, and crave times to be alone for recharging your energy, you may be an introvert. You may also want to consider new ways to increase your skill base and appetite for becoming a more effective networker. The reason is that about 75% of all positions filled in business are based on contacts and networking. If it has been distasteful to you all these years, you are going to be faced with a major challenge and your job search make take much longer than needed.

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Interviewing Musts

Date posted: March 2, 2009
Filed under: Interviewing

©2009 Judy Rosemarin

Yikes, you say. Interviewing scares me. No need. A job is a need unfulfilled and an interview is a place where at least two people are nervous (you and the interviewer) , breathing the same air, sitting in the same room and trying to figure out if they like each other.

Not very scientific. Correct, because it’s not. Truth? Given two candidates who possess the same skills, bring the same style and have the same color eyes, the choice is always “Do I like you and will you help me?”

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Don't Down-Sell Your Resume

Date posted: March 2, 2009
Filed under: Interviewing

You Can’t Downplay Your Resume And Be An Effective Interviewer
©Judy Rosemarin
Recently, as part of a discussion group, an interesting resume question was posed. Should you downplay your resume in these hard times? I suppose the inference was that as a senior worker, no one wants you and that you should not show up as threatening. Times are tough, scary, uncertain, so play it low, play it small, minimize yourself. Oh dear.

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