Where are all the jobs?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018), most jobs are not even advertised. Most jobs, about 80% of available work, are never posted on a job board (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018). Let that sink in…. Most jobs are not advertised!!! So where do you look?...

The secret to success is…

In my own search for career fulfillment and enlightenment, I have come to understand there is one key to growing and reaching the next step of your own professional progression. I can also tell you, that when I reflect back on what got me to this point, it was not...

Part 1: Finding meaningful work

A good friend  and mentor, Aliana Apodaca recently suggested I read, Work with Passion: How to Do What You Love for a Living by Nancy Anderson.  Anderson (2004) stated that even what feels like trivial work, if it has significance and a sense of accomplishment can...

Vision Board Exercises!

I was recently invited to participate in a vision boarding exercise that is similar to the practice of creating a dream board. The idea is that you are creating a visual framework for your goals and dreams.  The exercise requires you to truly reflect on your current...

Job Search Rejection

I love to say, You are The Talent and if things do not work out in the job search you just need to persevere and move forward.  I can however tell you, that being rejected at any phase in your job search is hard. It will be hard. No matter how much you prepare, maybe...

Applying for work you are not 100% qualified for

I recently stumbled across an article about what happens when you job search like a man: https://www.thelily.com/i-job-hunted-like-a-man-heres-what-happened/ At first sight, I was skeptical. What is the difference? Of course I job hunt like a man…but did I? I am not...

Salary negotiations….

I just started reading, Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People by G. Richard Shell. And my mind has been blown, yet again. I have taken various industry assessments which point to my tendency to be overly pragmatic (overly realistic!)....
Creating healthcare job search habit loops

Creating healthcare job search habit loops

I recently talked about creating healthcare job search habit loops. What does that mean? I wish I could claim that forming habits was my idea, but it wasn’t. In my own development, I frequently read self-development books or other conceptual theory type...
Where are all the healthcare jobs? Part 2!

Where are all the healthcare jobs? Part 2!

I previously posted that 80% of employers do not advertise their jobs on career sites.  The good news is that you can create even more time saving tactics to look for work with the 20% of jobs that you can find on a job site.My advice is that you go to the bigger...