Hello, My name is Martin Buckland, I am an executive career management practitioner, and I manage the careers of executives like you. The question we ask ourselves today is: Do you have references? Imagine that you get fired tomorrow, terminated for any reason or you're in an active job … [Read more...] about Who should your references be?
How You Get Noticed With The Right Headshot During A Job Search!
So the question today is how to get you notice with your headshot in a job search. First impressions count. We make a Swift split second decision on people. We meet, whether they be online or whether they be in person, your visual appeal, your apparel, you'll look account for a lot when you … [Read more...] about How You Get Noticed With The Right Headshot During A Job Search!
I Don’t See Any Jobs Out There With My Skillset! Now What!
So the question today is there are no jobs for my skill sets. I beg to differ as a career coach who has been through three recessions. I know there are jobs for you right now, but it's just like finding a needle in a haystack in good times, that needle was big. It was like a knitting needle, but … [Read more...] about I Don’t See Any Jobs Out There With My Skillset! Now What!
Are you prepared to have your Cover Letter read?
Are you one of the many people who think cover letters are passe and out, well, you're wrong. You need to be prepared. Just like the Boy Scouts motto, be prepared to have your cover letter read. Yeah. Many people ditch them in the recycle bin or whatever, tear them up. But you need to be prepared … [Read more...] about Are you prepared to have your Cover Letter read?
Should You Stop Your Job Search If Expecting An Offer?
So today's topic is very interesting. Should you stop your job search if you are expecting a job offer? Ramp it Up! To get an offer is the icing on the cake. You're probably pretty excited. I know many of my clients, especially in today's economy, are really excited to get a job offer. But … [Read more...] about Should You Stop Your Job Search If Expecting An Offer?
Toot Your Own Horn! How To Sell Yourself In The 2020 Job Market
So today's topic is about tooting your own horn. You are a Product This may come as a surprise to many people, but you are a product. You’re marketing that product and everything else that you create, your cover letters, your resume, your CV, your LinkedIn profile is the … [Read more...] about Toot Your Own Horn! How To Sell Yourself In The 2020 Job Market