Sometimes you just don’t have the money to work with a career counselor one-on-one. Or you may be one of those that wants to go faster, learn quicker, or study at a pace that works for you. The following resources can jumpstart your career search. While they are not tailored to professionals with disabilities, you can apply these principles in any job hunt.
self-paced career coaching
J.T. O’Donnell at WorkItDaily is a great site for career guidance for both the young and old. She gathers coaches from multiple industries to help the job seeker update their skills and multiply their opportunities to find their dream job. Those who follow her advice may cut the job search time in half.
Here are two central videos on navigating the online application process. Do you know it’s actually harder to get an interview from an online application today? Watch her video:
Here’s a great video on creating the disruptive cover letter:
You can follow her on LinkedIn as well.
Liz Ryan at the Human Workplace focuses the job seeker on how to connect your skills with the “pain” your employer is experiencing without your skills. She reports:
The Human Workplace is a publishing firm, a think tank and a coaching and consulting business. The Human Workplace is also an idea, a mindset and a set of practices for employers, educators, entrepreneurs, career coaches and developers, HR folks, students and other leaders.
She often writes for Forbes and Inc.com. Here’s a great video about networking during the job search. She say many of us do it incorrectly…