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Organize Your Job Search

  My biggest pet peeve when I was a recruiter is that a candidate didn't know the company that was contacting them about a job they applied to.    (Which is a clear indication that you are being considered for the position) My solution is to keep a log of the jobs you applied to. I suggest your job log entail some basic things like: 1. Position(s) you applied to (job title) 2. Name of the company 3. Date you applied 4. Location 5. Any comments or concerns about the position. For instance if Remote, hourly pay, salary, work hours, etc. This is also a way to start formulizing questions for an interview.  6. Job status: phone interview, in person interview, offer, or not being considered, etc Bonus tip: As you are applying, look at the 'About section' of the company. Write down some notes so you can be ready to answer questions about the company.  I can email you a job log if you need one. You can also track on an Excel spreadsheet, Word document, write it in a notebook or if

Implement These 4 Effective Habits For a Better Work/Life Balance

  Going through a pandemic taught us how to adjust quickly. Now as the work is trending to go back to "normal" we still must balance. Work Life Balance implementation is very good for your mental health. You probably have a hard time identifying a period in your past when life proceeded without interruptions. But have you ever thought about this? Those "interruptions" belong there because life is meant to be multi-dimensional. Your life is interesting and fulfilling because of variety. Variety in the professional and personal aspects of your life make every day worth living. Now all you really need to do is learn how to balance it all. Train yourself to balance life's demands by implementing these effective habits:   1.       Prioritize. Although you may be a little hesitant to go through this step, it's vital. ·          Do you find yourself putting greater effort into your career? Perhaps that's where your passion lies right now. It'