Popular Topic(s): Networking
Holiday Out-Of-Office Email Etiquette Guide

Out-of-office messages serve a pivotal role in upholding professionalism, ensuring consistency, and facilitating effective communication during your absence, particularly during the holiday season. Having a well-crafted out-of-office message not only maintains a polished image but  …
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DEI Hiring: How can Small Businesses Join the Movement

Representation matters. This is one of the many reasons DEI hiring has become a top priority in many organizations in recent years. But what do you do if your organization is beholden to someone else  …
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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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