You are Created for Good Works

Annually, the Crossroads Career Board of Directors gather together at a retreat to pray, fellowship, and strategically plan for the upcoming year. In 2019, we met in Minnesota to do precisely that…

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.

Being Thankful in Your Job Search

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A guest post from Crossroads Career ministry leader Harry Urschel of The Wise Job Search. What? Many of you read this and think that’s nuts… right? Being thankful in the process of having to look for a new source of income for your family? Being thankful while hoping that your career progression hasn’t been set back years? Being thankful while …

Top 6 Free Career Resources for Veterans

Honoring Veterans

This Veteran’s Day we honor all those who have served our nation. As is true of anyone in a transition, the more than 200,000 military personnel annually entering “the real world” of civilian life need help. The Crossroads Career mission is to educate, equip, and encourage people who are seeking jobs, careers, or God’s calling. Our belief is that everyone is …

Fear-Free Job Search Help

Fear Free Job Search

For many of us, job search is about the scariest thing in the world. The fear of failure hangs in the air, whether it is writing a resume, networking with people you don’t know or interviewing with someone who is judge and jury. May I suggest we approach job search like you are going trick-or-treating on Halloween? Dress The Part  …

Help 65,900 Unemployed

Last night at the Billy Graham headquarters in Charlotte NC, Crossroads Career founder and volunteer director, Brian Ray, cast vision before 200 business and ministry leaders to come together to help the 65,900 people who are unemployed and looking for jobs in the area. The Barnabas Group Charlotte, a local membership of Christian business leaders, hosted the dinner meeting… Presenting 10 …

Best Ever Top-10 Job Websites

This past Monday I got a call from one of my friends with good news and bad news. Good news–New baby on the way and due in November. Bad news–His career development plan has to shift from “education” to “get job now.” What to do? How to find opportunities? So many job websites! Where to start? Not surprisingly, my #1 favorite …

Unemployed 6 Months? Help!

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Odds are that right now you know at least one person who is suffering unemployment, and there are at least four things you can do to help. For example, yesterday Marty posted this prayer request on our network… “Please pray for employment for my wife and I. I have been unemployed for 6 months, many interviews, no jobs… I trust …

Help Your Career – Volunteer

Why Volunteer? You believe in what an organization is doing. You really like the work. You make new friends. You give your vocation new meaning when you work for a higher purpose. On the practical side, if you are searching for a job or changing careers, volunteering gives you experience, skills and contacts for the next step. From a spiritual …

Celebrating Veterans: Free Resources

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Serving Those Who Served Little did I realize the tremendous opportunities to support veterans, until I recently participated in the launch of SCServes in Charleston, SC! Returning home, I connected with the NCServes network, which had just completed its first year helping 1,224 veterans, transitioning service members and their families.  Of the 2,481 requests, the #1 need was employment. The …