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Interview Training Gives Career Seekers the Edge

Interview training sessions are extremely helpful and they include comprehensive strategies and discussions of the three types of interviews that are commonly used by professionals in the field. Professional and executive career applicants can go into the interview...

Social Holiday Job Hunting

In the last post we spoke about a more formal approach to holiday job hunting so in this one we will look at ways to incorporate the holiday job hunt into social activities. In addition to using traditional job hunting resources,  make a point of going to parties and...

Kick Your Holiday Job Hunting Into High Gear!

Believe it or not ... The holiday season is prime for job hunting. If you're without a job or unhappy in your current one, it's smart to gear up your search during November and December, rather than get distracted or depressed by the holiday season.  People are in...

Choosing a Career – Exploring the Paths to Success

A person’s career is a very personal choice and reflects his or her personality, creativity, interests, and goals. It is sometimes beneficial if one begins by choosing a career path, instead of a career. Often career counselors conduct career pathing sessions with...

Career Counseling Clarifies Your Career Choices

If you are undecided or confused about career choices, then you might want to consider utilizing the services of a career counselor. The benefits of receiving career counseling are many. First and most obviously, a career counselor can help you gain knowledge about...

Mourning Your Job Loss is a Natural Process

According to the Social Adjustment Scale by Holmes, job loss is the one of the top three stressors in a persons life. People often have feelings similar to those of grieving or mourning and listed below are the stages of grief: 1) Shock 2) Denial 3) Anger 4)...

Most People Buy the Book that has an Interesting Cover Blurb

A cover letter is just that; a blurb to your resume and is extremely important. It highlights your career. The professionals of BBCS Counseling write cover letters that can be easily customized and matched to the position that you are considering. This is achieved...

Going to the Mall can be Helpful to Your Career

When you go to the mall, look at the different types of stores if you are looking at changing your industry, or your career. All retail stores interact with consumer related industries that are corporate, technical or manufacturing. You may like stores in one or more...

Is Your Resume Ready for Prime Time?

September is the start of the 4th quarter, hiring authorities are back from vacation and are planning new programs and hiring new staff for the upcoming new year. Now is the time to polish and forward your resume, ensuring that your career marketing documents are...

Creative Key Words for Career Transition to Another Field

The use of keywords are critical in your resume. Keywords bring up your value immediately to the reader and can be used as "value added skills" to your next employer. Mitch and I use Creative Keywords in certain types of resumes that need  to express our...

Summer Network Tips

The summer holidays coming up as well as weekends at the beach, picnics, sports events, etc. can be a wonderful way to express your new career goals to friends, business associates and family in a relaxed non-threatening environment.  This is what networking is all...