Job Search Management

Tips for juggling your next move while you’re working All of us in Colorado are enjoying a very lucrative job market – we are the #2 state in the nation for jobs.  The good news is that if you are looking to make a move you have choices, the bad news is that it’s harder

You’re Fired!

How to move past this and move forward with your career We’d like to think that bad things only happen to bad people but that’s simply not the case.  Getting fired is likely not going to make for a stellar day, but it happens.  Companies change direction, new managers are hired, skill set requirements change,

Expert tips for showing well during the interview

Some simple preparation is the key By the end of this week alone my team will have interviewed, coached and screened over 100 job seekers.  This is how we spend our days – talking with job seeking professionals about how to do their best to get the job.  Unless you spend 40 hours a week

Stop being the runner-up candidate

Close the deal! Often when I receive a phone call from an executive it’s because they have been “on the bench” for a period of time and are frustrated with their job search.  Much of the time it’s because they are spending most of their energy searching on job boards for a new position.  Let

I Want to Move!

Tips for conducting a job search in another market I get to talk with talented professionals every week who are interested in moving to another city but want to do so with a job in hand.  Making the decision to move could be based on the desire to be back in their hometown, to have

Ask the Expert!

New feature added to goldstonepartners.com You have an important interview coming up and need help preparing questions to ask the hiring manager. Maybe you haven’t updated your resume in 10 years. Perhaps you love your job but would like to negotiate a raise in pay. Do any of these sound familiar? If so, you probably

Time for a change?

How to slide into your next career adventure One of the recurring questions I get when I am talking to working professionals is, “How do I navigate a career change?” Great Question!  The first step is to ask yourself if you are really ready to make the change.  Let’s say you’ve been travelling a career

New Year – New Job?

5 things to take care of before you hit the “GO” button Happy New Year!  So, one of your resolutions (or goals) for 2016 is to find a new job and re-energize your career?  Congratulations!  This is a great year for change – the economy is strong, unemployment is low, hiring and growing is on

Never look for a job again!

How-to Guide for sliding seamlessly into each career move I was talking with someone the other day who was unbelievably unhappy and unfulfilled in her current job. She has been with the same company for 13 years and although she’s moved around and been promoted, she feels very stuck.  I asked her why she didn’t

Distracted Job Searching

Are you headed for a Career Crash? I often use driving a car to illustrate the job search process with candidates. Let’s imagine your career is a coast to coast road trip. There are many stops along the way; some occasional side roads, hills to climb, valleys to navigate and even some bad weather here