Are you the right fit? Check out others’ views!

As we’ve offered in the previous two blogs about finding the “right” workplace cultural fit for you, we have identified eight clues to assist you in increasing your odds by doing the necessary discovery work to find out more about the organization you’ve targeted.   Clue #3 – Check out others’ views! As with many areas of life, we can …

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 …

Pursuing That First Job as A New College Graduate

You’re coming up on graduation from college. Congratulations!  It’s a great accomplishment to gain the tangible proof of all your hard work: a diploma. The hope is, all that hard work will land you a career where you’ll thrive, be fulfilled, and not the least of which… pay your bills! So, what’s the best way to FIND that job, and …

What Are Employers Looking For?

“I fit the qualifications listed in the job description almost EXACTLY, but I still got declined for an interview!”  “Wow, the recruiter and I hit it off so well!! Why didn’t I move forward in the process?” The interview with the hiring manager went great, but now I haven’t heard anything for two weeks!” If you are like many people …

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 …

Underemployed: When The Work Isn’t Enough

Underemployment is defined as not having enough paid work or not making full use of your skills and abilities. Being underemployed is one of the sources of burnout, our blog focus for this month. When you say “underemployed,” the first scenario seems to be the one that comes to mind for most: not making enough money. For anyone who has experienced the …

Networking: Don’t Just Rely on the Stats

There’s a reason the adage, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” exists…because it’s absolutely true!  To further reinforce this adage, in the movie “Jerry Maguire”, Dicky Fox (Jerry Maguire’s boss) states, “This business is all about personal relationships!” The stats bear out these quotes when it comes to a job search.  “Today, some estimates suggest that up to 70% of …