Think Strategic Partnerships in Your Job Search

A recently published article on Forbes.com highlighted advice and guidance from experienced LinkedIn career experts. One executive recruiter shared, “Always be connecting and networking 365 days a year—not solely when you are looking for a new job. Being curious about others will help you do this naturally.” And that wasn’t the only strong admonition that came from the article regarding …

Crossroads Career Chat Upgrade in 2023

Career guidance can be a valuable resource for job seekers as they navigate the often-complex process of finding a job. With the right guidance and support, job seekers can identify their strengths and interests, discover new career opportunities, and develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen field. At Crossroads we have a few ways to do …

The Gifts of Crossroads Career: 5 Ways to Get Support in Your Job Search

Don’t Go It Alone. Get Help in Your Job Search. The New York Times published an article in 2019 titled How to Deal with Job Search Depression.” The writer states that “Looking for a new job but having zero luck getting hired can be, to put it lightly, incredibly demoralizing.” And this can be devastating to both the job search …

Marketing Yourself – Media

When you are seeking a new job or networking to enhance your opportunities, you should always put your best foot forward. One of the ways you can do this is through thinking through the elements of a: Complete Communication Package. Last week we talked about the elements of this package, which included identifying your Market, Message, and Media as you …

Why Are You Leaving Your Job?

Sometimes you’re just ready to move on from your current role or company into something new! Whether it’s the company culture, team dynamics, compensation, supervisor, nature of work, or a combination of these; you are just feeling like you need to switch things up a bit and get into something fresh. Any or all of these rationales are fine, but …

Retired or Re-Fired?

During the past 70 years or so, the subject of retirement has gained ground rapidly in America due to health and economic advantages we are now afforded. People are living longer, and many are now able to retire for as many years as they have previously worked. In fact, one of the fastest growing populations segments in America are those …

Reconnect for Success

Maintaining your professional network is important in every season of your career. When things are really good it’s easy to forget how important it is to maintain them, and then we tend to react when things go south by calling on relationships we haven’t maintained. Avoid these pitfalls and make sure that in every season of your career you work at …

A Formula for Joy!

Probably the most popular Christmas tune on the topic of joy is the familiar carol, “Joy to the World,” with its lyrics: Joy to the World! The Lord is comeLet earth receive her King!Let every heart prepare Him roomAnd heaven and nature singAnd heaven and nature singAnd heaven, and heaven and nature sing Since one of the four themes for …

How Crossroads Career Serves Employers

Most people see our mission of helping people hear God calling, maximizing their potential, and getting the right job as being all about the job seeker…and they’re correct! But a significant component of accomplishing that mission ALSO involves the critical constituent of employers. Without them, after all, the job seeker has many less areas to land. At our National Conference …