Job search self-care: How are YOU taking care of YOURSELF during job search?
Job seekers are experiencing a sharp increase in depression and anxiety, as we have all been embroiled in the effects of the pandemic for a full year now. People are wearing REAL thin with un/under-employment. I want to encourage you to consider placing a greater degree of emphasis on self-awareness and self-care. As a result, we can collectively endure this latest lockdown and the ensuing summer slow-down for job search more organically.
8 strategies to enable “self-care” and soften the harsh reality of being under-employed…
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF POST-PANDEMIC CAREER ADVICE, YOU’VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE!
Looking to land your first job, advance your career, or reposition yourself at the senior management level? The post-pandemic job market is harder than ever! CAREERS AF! …New rules, new tools for the post-pandemic gig economy is the new “go-to” for career advice to help you navigate your strongest path in the new normal.
HOW IT WORKS
mediaINTELLIGENCE.ca provides career advice through the entire hiring process. We help you make a solid career plan. We teach you how to position and package yourself with a strong personal brand, support you in job search and help you access the hidden job market. After that, we walk you through how to interview successfully through AI/ATS (and human!) portals and negotiate your job offer to your best advantage. As a result, our career advice and tools are your best option to achieving a career win-win!
It’s a Whole New Job World Out There! Are You Ready?
Whether you’re fresh out of school and looking to break into the job market, or you’re a Boomer wanting to reinvent and reinvigorate your career — or anything in between — there’s a lot of career advice you need to know to make your job search effective. Careers AF!, however, has it all:
Deep insider insight from a 20-year super recruiter and career coach
Step by step career planning, delivered in straight talk
Practical tips, powerful techniques and motivational mindsets to get you moving, and keep you going — until you get exactly the job situation you’re shooting for.
Above all, this is the book for creating the career you want in the 21st century.
About the Author
M. Michelle Nadon is a highly regarded recruitment specialist, career strategist and media instructor. She has provided state-of-the-art recruiting and career advice to the Canadian media, entertainment and cultural sectors for nearly two decades.
As a result, Nadon’s company www.mediaINTELLIGENCE.ca, links today’s businesses with top talent through innovative recruitment models and cutting-edge career enrichment programs. She resides north of Toronto, and spends all of her spare time, goodwill, and company profits on animal rescue and animal advocacy.
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Build Your Professional Brand – Cheatsheet
“Content Style” Resume – Example
“Visual Style” Resume – Example
Cover Letter – Template
Job Search/Business Development – Tracking Sheet
“Are You Shortlist-able?” Exercise
How to Write Your Own Bio – Template
Entry/Onboarding Strategy – How to Start Your New Job Off Right!
How to Write a Recommendation – Template
Media Job Postings Websites – Reference
How to Write Up Your References – Template
Best Times to Post on Social Media – Cheat Sheet
TOOLKIT & CONSULTATION BUNDLE ($54.00) Downloading a copy of the Career Toolkit will surely help you be more competitive in your most-pandemic job search. However, career tools alone won’t answer the bigger questions about your career direction. Book a 1/2 hour consult, and let’s chat about where you’re going, and what you’re doing next, on YOUR terms.
CAREER ACTIVISM: How to Access the Hidden Job Market! ($9.99)
Plan an effective online and offline job search
Get in-front of the decision makers
How to approach hiring managers for consideration
How to make a “strong business case” for your next job offer
Practical cheatsheet on how to get shortlisted for the jobs you want
MASTERING THE INTERVIEW: It Pays to Prepare! ($9.99)
Our career tools help you gain confidence in interview situations
Insiders intel on managing the interview process
How to research job leads
How to master the “screening call” a/o artificial intelligence screenings
How to answer the tough questions, and ask the right questions
Create your business case for hiring managers
NEGOTIATING YOUR SALARY: What are you worth? ($9.99)
Achieve a salary negotiation win-win
Determine your fair market value
Insider’s intel on the negotiation process
How to create a formal compensation package request
SMART START: How to Start Your Own Small Business ($19.99)
Starting your own small business can be an exhilarating and rewarding option, provided you have the right tools and guidance. Our SMART STARTToolkit teaches you how to:
Set up your own shop and brand in a single day
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How to develop a business plan, business leads and sales
Use the power of the internet to market your new venture
There are many critical considerations to Business Planning. SMART START covers all the fundamental areas to consider when launching your own shop:
Business Concept & Operations
Business Best Practices
Legal & Revenue Management
Business Development: Tracking Leads & Converting the Sale