How to Successfully Work with External Recruiters to Advance your Job Search?

Creating professional relationships with external recruiters can significantly advance your job search and career. Knowing proper etiquette when dealing with recruiters (those who are external and work for search firms) will create mutual respect and lead to a more rewarding professional relationship. Before we begin our discussion on candidate etiquette when working with recruiters, the … Continue reading “How to Successfully Work with External Recruiters to Advance your Job Search?”

#81 – Career Expert Series – Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles with Brian Howard

For Episode 81 of The CareerMetis Podcast, we will be hearing again from Brian Howard. Brian Howard is a recurring guest on The CareerMetis Podcast and is very knowledgeable about the career management space. He has written a book called Motivated Resumes and LinkedIn Profiles, and Nissar feels that it’s a great resource for anyone entertaining into … Continue reading “#81 – Career Expert Series – Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles with Brian Howard”

#64 – Career Expert Series – Over 50 and Motivated with Brian Howard

For Episode 64 of The CareerMetis Podcast, we will be hearing from a returning guest Brian Howard. Guest Introduction – Brian Howard Brian Howard is becoming a regular guest on the Career Metis Podcast. In past episodes, he’s talks about things such as the Motivated Networker, and how to enhance your job search, but today he’s here … Continue reading “#64 – Career Expert Series – Over 50 and Motivated with Brian Howard”

#37 – Networking Expert Series : Brian Howard on Motivated Networking

Brian Howard, Author of The Motivated Job Search and The Motivated Networker is a returning guest to the Career Metis Podcast. Brian has coached and spoken at length on the topic of networking and has agreed to make a second appearance to share his insights.  Episode Summary  1. Brian Howard expands on a quote from … Continue reading “#37 – Networking Expert Series : Brian Howard on Motivated Networking”

The Advantages of a Self-Motivated Job Search

All too often, job seekers fall into the trap of relying on advertised or posted job openings as their primary strategy for their job search. They start off with enthusiasm and the best of intentions, but after the initial flurry of activity, their efforts degrade and so does their attitude. Sticking with this approach will … Continue reading “The Advantages of a Self-Motivated Job Search”

Strategies For Your LinkedIn Profile When You Are Unemployed

You find yourself unemployed. What do you put on your LinkedIn Profile? Do you announce your availability or would doing so reduce your attractiveness as a candidate? Fortunately, you have several strategic options. As you consider the options that follow, the primary consideration is this: How would a HR recruiter or hiring executive react to … Continue reading “Strategies For Your LinkedIn Profile When You Are Unemployed”

#30 – Career Expert Series – Brian Howard from The Motivated Job Search

For this Episode of The Career Expert Series – we will be learning from Brian Howard from The Motivated Job Search. Brian Howard is an Executive Recruiter for the past 20+ years. He also helps Job seekers with sound and practical advice through his blog- The Motivated Job Search. Brian is also the author of … Continue reading “#30 – Career Expert Series – Brian Howard from The Motivated Job Search”

What is the Monetary Value of Job Interviews?

I learned recently that during an average round of golf at the professional level, the actual amount of time the golf ball is in contact with the club face is less than 2 seconds per round (sometimes less). Eighteen holes of golf with scores between 65 and 75 result in ball contact of a small … Continue reading “What is the Monetary Value of Job Interviews?”