5 Tips to Survive a Job Hunt / Pandemic / Stress

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Much like one diversifies their financial portfolio to reduce risk, the same should be done for your emotional and mental health. You are most likely a few of the following - an unwavering family member, reliable friend, devoted pet owner, helpful neighbor, a curious hobbyist, loving significant other, loyal sibling, dedicated parent, generous volunteer, studious learner, skilled amateur chef or baker, a handy DIYer, a selfless stranger, and the list goes on.

21 Tips for Job Hunting - A Comprehensive Strategy

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I had always meant to do a post on job searching and so I figured, why not now? AKA – Kiyomi’s 21-Step Job Hunt Strategy 1) Contact everyone you know in a personalized, positive, fun email When I first graduated college and whenever I am seeking new opportunities, I will literally email everyone I know. The goal is to get INFORMATION and ADVICE which almost anyone can provide, not ask for an interview, a favor, or a job. Job hunting is a numbers and timing game.


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7 Smart Strategies To Deal With Unemployment

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In 2020, millions lost their jobs due to the pandemic and the lockdowns enforced worldwide. Matt Walker states in his Ted Talk Sleep is your superpower , that sleep is essential for many reasons like learning and memory, cardiovascular health, immunity, and your overall wellness.

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Answering Reader Mail: I Got Really Sick Before An Interview & Still Went. Did I Make The Right Choice?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Seeing that I gained all this wisdom via experience or by reading, I can’t imagine why anyone would pay for what I consider free advice… In the future (like 20 years from now), I may send out a survey to see if there are services you feel aren’t fitting your needs as an executive assistant, admin person, job hunter, college graduate, young professional, business owner, executive, CEO, or anything else you can imagine to see what type of help people crave.

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Bored to Tears at Work - Help!

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I’m sorry to hear that a job you loved moved cities so you had to find your current role. I’ve had the “dream job” too and was sad when I got laid off. The feeling of no longer having the dream job and thus the almost perfect life is crushing. I spent years seeking that dream job again. During those “in-between” years before I landed another dream job, I also had a job that I was “happy at,” but was no where near as ecstatically happy as I was in my first dream job.

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Networking Key for Vets to Find a Job

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I just have one question for you today: What have you done to help a vet find a job? And then help one of them find a job. In 2008, when Jessie Canella returned home from Iraq where he had been deployed as a Marine, he wasn't sure how to get a job in the civilian world. So he turned to what he had heard was a place to find lots of jobs: online job boards. While in the barber's chair, Canella confided that he was depressed about his job prospects.

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Answering Reader Mail: The Other Assistant Isn't As Qualified - Should I Express My Interest?

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

Her skill set it basically calendar and coffee. I am excellent at my job and could work for any CEO -- but I am limited by the market I am in. So the executive only has to learn and adjust to their job while the assistant is already in the know. Her skill set it basically calendar and coffee. I assume you work with her closely and have a very similar job to her so you have a pretty accurate view of what her day and tasks are like. “Hello!

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

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Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? When I graduated from college, my priorities were: getting a job doing something I loved, having opportunities for advancement and making enough money to pay the rent. They’re paying attention and taking all the opportunities they can to make contacts (for jobs).

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