Attitude UP = Job Offers UP

  “Eight-five percent of the reason people get jobs and get ahead in those jobs is because of attitude,” reads a stunning statement written by world-famous motivational speaker and author Zig Ziglar.

Powerful Cover Letters

A poll taken of recruiting and hiring managers uncovered that 75% of the people who review resumes said they read cover letters but only if they know the cover letter has been customized for the company and the position. I have two ALWAYS statements regarding the job search and one is to ALWAYS send a cover letter. My preferred cover …

Do You Need a Job Search Coach?

It has been said that professional golfer Jack Nicklaus had his own golf coach because there was one thing the coach could do that Jack could not: Watch Jack. The value of having a seasoned set of eyes looking at what you’re doing cannot be overstated. That’s especially true when your job search requires different skills: resume writing, web searching, …

Informational Interviews

An Informational Interview is an interview that you schedule and hold with a person who is currently working or has worked in an industry, company, or career you are considering. The purpose is to gather critical information from an insider’s point of view. This post covers the goals, essential rules of engagement and some sample questions.

“Our Church Helps People Thrive at Work”

By Founding and Lead Pastor of Transformation Church in Charlotte NC Metro Area – Dr. Derwin L. Gray – 4x Author of Hero, Limitless Life, Crazy Grace, and The High-Definition Leader “About a year after we launched Transformation Church, one of our families asked for help to pay an overdue utility bill. The husband had been unemployed for two years and was very discouraged. …

Share Your God Stories

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it. — “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off “ God stories are the lifeblood of any ministry and the Crossroads Career ministry is no different. God stories are not to be missed and are crucial for life. They provide encouragement, hope, purpose and inspiration. These …

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Crossroads Career network founder Brian Ray and I met in Atlanta for three days this week to visit ministry leaders, teams, donors, employers and jobseekers. I witnessed great outreach during my visit and had the chance to interact with those providing it. From jobseekers and employers to ministry leaders, I had a chance to see an all-star team at work. …