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Default invites from LinkedIn members stink: 6 approaches to sending an invite

I estimate that I ignore 90% of invites from LinkedIn members, simply because they don’t include a personalized note. In fact, if I accepted all invites I’d probably have 10,000 connections in my LinkedIn network. 743 more words

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CrAzY Dreams...

If you know me, you know that the start of this blog, probably should not be now. Not AFTER I have “chased my dreams” and moved 1,200 miles away from home… But, hey, it feels right. 693 more words

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The West 

I was relying on my Mothers newest business venture to save me from my current circumstances but as of yesterday that dream is lost and I don’t know what to pin my hopes on now. 286 more words

The 6 Principles of a successful job search

Every day at work I see the frustration on job seekers’ faces. The job seekers are not outwardly emotional, but I know they’re struggling with a very difficult situation. 720 more words

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A Simple Request

A simple request from a charity worker: I’ve been trying to eat a sandwich for 45 minutes.

I am paid staff for a charity organisation and although I am grateful for the pay I receive, the treatment in this job role deserves higher monetary compensation. 299 more words

4 elements of the unique job seekers' holiday networking newsletter

And why it’s important to send one.

Like me, you may receive holiday newsletters from friends and relatives who you see infrequently. You may look forward to receiving these yearly letters or dread them because they carry on for pages about personal information best saved for a therapist. 766 more words

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3 places where introverts need to get away to recharge their batteries

Last year my family celebrated our daughter’s graduation from high school with a small celebration. We were near a lake and the temperature was in the 90’s. 659 more words

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