Category Archives: Job Hunt GPS

Job Search Strategy: The First Step Toward Your Dream Job

When the right choice for you is to take a step in a direction rather than a giant leap into the unknown or pursue roles to get a foothold in a company so you can later move into your dream position, here are some things to consider. Continue reading

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Job Search Marathon or Sprint?

What’s different about job searching now than was true in 2019 is the focus on customizing materials and not sending out one-size-fits-all applications because we don’t want one-size-fits-all jobs. That said, here are some things I think will help provide context for the journey ahead.. Continue reading

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Years of Experience: What To Consider

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux There’s a saying, well, actually there’s a song that said something about ‘don’t take it personal.’ If I could sing I would put it to the words ‘don’t take it literal…’ I keep thinking and talking … Continue reading

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What Can You Negotiate?

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux In my discussions with different people the question came up, what can you negotiate when salary is not a factor? Either the money meets the market demands or has already been deemed non-negotiable. While there may … Continue reading

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What NOT to Say in a Job Interview

What should you NOT say in a job interview? The first thing that comes to my mind is nothing. You should not say nothing. If somebody asks you a question and you’re not sure of the answer or all the … Continue reading

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How to Respond When a Company Isn’t Hiring

How should you respond when a recruiter or hiring manager says they currently don’t have the budget for new staff? Or do they say they just hired for the role? That could be a go-to line but there are a … Continue reading

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3 Key Job Interview Questions to Prepare For

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux As you prepare for your next job interview it can be overwhelming to think through all the possible questions that could be asked, especially if you are progressing past the first round. As a ProTip, here … Continue reading

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Target Junior Roles NOT Junior Goals

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux What should you be considering when targeting junior-level roles? Even if you are going after junior level roles it is important to be proactive about what you want and what you expect. What I mean by … Continue reading

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Why Specifics Matter

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux I understand wanting to be vague.  On one hand I believe that when we say what we want, it calls it from the universe.  On the other hand, specifics are what sets people apart and THAT … Continue reading

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How to Love Writing Your Cover Letter (at Least Tolerate it)

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux When I ask about the cover letter portion of an application, most everyone I talk to resists it for the same reason: “I hate selling myself!” This is because those who say this to me are … Continue reading

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