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  • by Raymond Gerson - June 7, 2009
    There is a hidden job market that most job seekers do not know about. The visible job market is only the tip of the iceberg because many of the best jobs are not advertised. When I worked as a self-employed recruiter most of my job search assignments were known only to the employer, a few people in the company and me. The good news for college graduates is that unemployment is much less for them than for those with only a...
  • by Raymond Gerson - June 19, 2007
    This article is an excerpt from the book, How to Create the Job You Want: Six Steps to a Fulfilling Career, by Raymond Gerson. "Raymond Gerson's How to Create the Job You Want offers straightforward, to-the-point gems of practical advice for those who would like to create a fulfilling career. His advice and exercises reflect the hard-earned wisdom of experience." - Dan Millman, author of Way of the Peaceful Warrior and The...
  • by Raymond Gerson - January 19, 2007
    Seven initial steps toward a long-distance job search: Select the geographical area and the destination city in which you want to live. Know the type of work you are seeking so that you can conduct a focused search. Identify the activities that can be accomplished only by visiting the destination area. Identify activities that can be conducted from your present location. Do as much research and preparation as po...
  • by Raymond Gerson - January 19, 2007
    Congratulations. After much thought and research, you have discovered which career is right for you. The thought of it fills you with passion, enthusiasm, and inspiration. This career will give you the opportunity to use your favorite and best talents to make a great contribution. This is the type of work that Joseph Campbell referred to when he said, “Follow your bliss.” Ahead of the Pack You’re ahead of many others...
  • by Raymond Gerson - January 19, 2007
    You will soon graduate and begin your professional career. Naturally, you want to experience career success and fulfillment. What follows are ten steps which will help you get your career off to a great start. These strategies and principles will also help you to be successful throughout your career and to make a significant contribution. Know your talents and skills. You will be most effective in a career which uses...