Some things are beyond your control when you’re searching for a job. You wait for companies to call you back, and you compete with other candidates who may have stronger qualifications. However, you can take charge of making your job hunt more efficient. That way you’ll make the process faster and more rewarding, regardless of the state of the economy. The secret is … [Read more...] about 13 Strategies for Making Your Job Search More Efficient
Biofeedback is a tool and process that can be used to manage stress and other ailments. Biofeedback information is gathered using specialized instruments that measure one or more physiological markers including muscle tone, breathing rate, heart rate, blood pressure, brainwaves, skin temperature, and sweat production. We experience biofeedback all of the time. For instance, … [Read more...] about Biofeedback as an Effective Stress Management Tool
Whether last year was the best year of your life or the worst, it can be better this year. The default human emotion is happiness. It’s only when things get in the way of happiness that you fail to experience it. How many people really focus on making each year a happy year? Not many. Luckily, it doesn’t take a lot to have a good year filled with more good memories and … [Read more...] about 12 Ways to Make This Year Happier Than Last
We read stories every day where someone with absolutely no experience learns how to build a complete house - structure, plumbing, electrical, everything - using only YouTube tutorials. Or a rank amateur learns how to strip a 1952 car engine and rebuild it using what they learned from a car restoration program on TV. It seems logical and certainly possible therefore that we … [Read more...] about Self-Coaching: Can It Work?
The line at the DMV moves faster than the hiring process at some companies. First, you fill out questionnaires and take personality tests. Then, you go through four or more interviews, after which they seem to lose your phone number. Many experts agree that companies are taking longer to fill positions, and these extra steps usually add little benefit for either side. As … [Read more...] about A Job Hunter’s Guide to Dealing with a Slow Interview Process