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4 Tips to Recession-proof Your Career career career advice job search Jul 18, 2022

Chances are, you have heard the warning signs: Economic experts are predicting a Recession very soon, especially in light of current inflation.

 

How will this impact your career? And what can you do about it?

 

1. Watch Your Industry

Depending on your industry, the impact on your...

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Does HR hate job seekers? Jul 11, 2022

If you are a job seeker, it might feel like the HR department hates you.

 After all, they certainly aren’t treating you like a friend!

 Well, HR doesn’t actually hate you, but they do have some procedures in place to keep the relationship a little cool.

 Keep this...

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"Treat your job search like a job" - What does that REALLY mean? best practices business practices job hunting job search advice job search tips networking Jun 13, 2022

I am sure you heard that phrase before – but what does it actually mean?

 If you are like most people, you might assume that it means time – you need to devote up to 40 hours a week to looking for a new job. After all, you need to treat it like a job!

Right?

Wrong!

Treating your...

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When is a promotion a bad thing? career career advice Jun 10, 2022

When is a promotion a bad thing?

 When it doesn’t carry any weight with it.

 Unfortunately, I hear this exact situation all the time. Someone strives throughout their career to gain a meaningful management position, only to discover that when they finally land the role, it is in...

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Challenges Still Exist for LGBTQAI+ in the Workplace business practices Jun 06, 2022

Consider this situation: You are working for a large company that provides B2B services for a wide variety of industries. At your office, your boss insists on leading a Christian prayers session to start the day. All employees are required to participate, even though that might not be their faith...

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Introducing our new Director of Finance, Felix D. Katz ptcs news May 16, 2022

On April 26, 2022, our dedicated team grew by one more. Please welcome our new Director of Finance, Felix D. Katz.

 

 After graduating from FU (Feline University), Mr. Katz began his career as an intern at Enron, where he learned Creative Corporate Finance and CAAT (Commonly Accepted...

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7 Networking Tips for Introverts job search advice job search tips networking Apr 14, 2022

You have probably heard the statistics – many sources such as LinkedIn, Forbes, and the Harvard Business Review claim that 60 – 80% of jobs are found or secured through some form of networking. For people who are shy or naturally more introverted, this sounds like the kiss of death....

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Don’t turn your Great Resignation into the Great Regret best practices job hunting job interview tips job search advice job search tips Mar 30, 2022

You probably have heard of the Great Resignation. But have you heard of the Great Regret?

 

According to a recent poll done by Harris for USA Today (March 2022), one in five workers who quit during the last two years actually regrets changing jobs. Considering that since June 2021, more than...

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Are Cover Letters Obsolete? best practices career job hunting job search job search advice Mar 28, 2022

It's no secret that hiring standards change over time. One of the latest trends is HR's attitude towards cover letters. What used to be a requirement is often not even requested anymore.

Recently, the Personal Touch Career Services surveyed the members of the Mile High SHRM (Society for Human...

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Four Signs that Your Job Search May Be in Trouble career job hunting job search job search advice job search tips resume Mar 18, 2022

Job searching can be lonely business, with very little feedback built into the process. Most of the time, companies don’t even acknowledge receiving your application, let alone letting you know when you won’t be considered for the job. With all of this radio silence, how can you tell...

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The Job Seekers Job Description job hunting job search job search advice job search tips Mar 18, 2022

“You should treat your job search like a job.” Chances are, you have heard that cliché before. But what does it mean? Most people assume that it relates to the number of hours they spend on their job search. They mentally commit 40 hours or more a week to their job search, but...

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Leaving a Job with Grace best practices business practices career advice Mar 18, 2022

Beyond the obvious of not shouting “I quit!” in the boss’s face, there are several things to do to leave a job on good terms:

  1. Make sure everyone knows where your projects stand.
  2. Leave detailed instructions on how to perform your essential tasks, especially if there are not many...
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