Career Change

With Fred Coon

July 8, 2003 – So many times, people come to me and tell me that they are “not sure of what they want to be when they grow up.” The changing economic forces surrounding us are […]

The Human Resource Manager

With Fred Coon

June 23, 2003 – The Human Resource Manager*

One day while walking down the street a highly successful Human Resources Manager was tragically hit by a bus and she died. Her soul arrived up in heaven where […]

Range of Emotions

With Fred Coon

June 10, 2003 – You will also experience a wide range of emotions, at times becoming frustrated and angry and, on other occasions, elated and joyful. At no time must you allow yourself to see a half-empty […]

Job Market Confusion

With Fred Coon

May 27, 2003 – As Jack Chapman puts it, “Don’t confuse a job market with a singles bar.” Serious jobs don’t land in your lap if you throw enough stuff against a wall and hope something […]

The Art of Negotiating

by Fred Coon

Everyone wants to make a lot of money, but most people don’t know how to go about getting what they feel they deserve. Employers want to pay you what they want, and not a penny more. […]

Who You Are

With Fred Coon

May 13, 2003 – Who you are, most of the time, is based upon a combination of genetics, experiences and circumstances you’ve found yourself involved in. Unfortunately, because most people are so busy just living, they […]

The Interview, What and What Not to Do

by Fred Coon

After months of sending out resumes, you finally land an interview. Excited doesn’t begin to describe your mood. But wait, now you have to prepare for this interview. Where should you begin? How can you […]

Never Go to a Job Fair Without a Mission

by Fred Coon

April 15, 2003 – Never Go to a Job Fair Without a Mission
A job fair is not a waste of time. You are on a mission. A job fair must be worked properly. Here’s how.

Rule Number One: Your job is not […]

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