Popular Topic(s): Networking
REFERRAL PARTNERS: LESS + MORE = MORE

When it comes to referral partners, it’s natural to think that casting a wide net increases your chances of making a lucrative connection, right? Based on my experience over the last couple of months, I’m  …
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TURNINGPOINT SHEDS LIGHT ON HIRING & JOB SEARCH IN THE COVID ERA

TurningPoint Executive Search CEO & Founder Ken Schmitt was the featured speaker for the University of San Diego Alumni Association and the North County San Diego Torero Club this week. Addressing the impact of COVID-19  …
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2019 Graduates ~ Here’s what you should be doing NOW!

It wasn’t that long ago you were arriving on your college campus, equal parts nervous and excited.  You couldn’t wait to enjoy your first taste of freedom and march one step closer to the “real  …
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NETWORKING ~ MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION

Networking… What is it good for? A lot, actually. Whether you’re looking for a new opportunity or simply trying to meet like-minded individuals in your field, expanding your network is a great way to set  …
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A HOLIDAY JOB SEARCH IS A TERRIBLE IDEA! (OR IS IT?)

It’s time to grab a cup ‘o something warm and snuggle by the fire with our loved ones (Or in our case, hit the beach to catch a break from the blazing San Diego sun.)  …
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THE RESUME THAT WILL GET YOU HIRED

The war for talent rages on. It remains a candidate’s market; yet, there’s fierce competition to nab the hottest jobs.  Every job seeker knows, it’s all about making an impression.  Ideally, your first impression is  …
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Why You’re Failing at Networking…

There is no shortage of advice on how to convert networking opportunities to potential job leads- listen more than you speak, follow-up with every new connection, consistently attend events. However, the challenge for seasoned professionals  …
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FINE-TUNE YOUR JOB SEARCH TO LAND THE JOB YOU WANT

The tide of the job market continues to flow in favor of job seekers. Hiring continues to follow a steady upward trajectory with more than 50% of companies looking to hire in the next year.  …
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Interview Etiquette: 4 Things You Can’t Forget if You Want to Get the Job

Although these interview tips might seem obvious, you’d be amazed by what we’ve seen in our 20 years of recruiting coaching – one should never assume anything! (Next week we’ll be sharing some of our  …
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Your Summer Job Search is Futile… Or is it?

Seasoned recruiters will tell you that you have the highest chance of landing a job in January. The list of reasons is endless – business is picking back up after the typical holiday lull, greatest  …
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