About Jean Juchnowicz

Jean is a certified senior-level human resources executive/consultant, adjunct professor, management trainer, professional speaker, career coach and author.

In the Market for a Sales Position?

By |March 10th, 2019|Career Advice|

In the Market for a Sales Position? Sales job openings are some of the most popular opportunities now. The ability to sell can be a natural ability or a cultivated skill. The most successful sales professionals are typically able to persuade, well-organized, people-oriented, risk-tolerant, collaborative, and industrious. Jeffrey Gitomer is considered the “King of Sales”. [...]

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What’s New with Applicant Tracking Systems?

By |February 10th, 2019|Career Advice|

Applicant tracking software is software for managing applicant sourcing, storing applicant documents, evaluating, messaging, and managing the hiring process from start to finish. The program can be located on a company's server or cloud-based. Back in the very late 1990s, the first programs came out that could hold the applications and resumes; and reports could [...]

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Informational Interviews: Make Connections through Networking

By |December 18th, 2018|Career Advice|

Informational interviews can help a job hunter make connections and learn about a company. These interviews can also help interviewers to learn about applicants in a non-formal method, no expectations method. So what should job hunters do to arrange for these? Reach out to industry professionals. You will have the best luck with professionals you [...]

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Career Coaching: Time for a Change?

By |November 26th, 2018|Career Advice|

Clients looking for career coaching often are not exactly sure what the process will look like and do for them. These clients tend to not understand the difference between coaching and consulting, even though there are some very real differences. Let’s look at this: The International Coach Federation defines the industry as follows: “Coaches honor [...]

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The Top 4 Books for Job Hunters according to Amazon

By |November 26th, 2018|Career Advice|

About to embark on a journey in the world of job hunting? Might I suggest some reading material to get you going? The economy is positive and the economic gurus are reminding us that there are more jobs available now and less unemployment now. This is a good time to advance your career. And a [...]

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All You Need to Know About Smoking and Job Hunting

By |October 1st, 2018|Career Advice|

All You Need to Know Smoking and Job Hunting! If you’re a vaper on a job hunt, you need to know about how tobacco-free workplace policies may affect your career prospects. In most US states, employers are legally allowed to implement no-hire policies for nicotine users by using nicotine testing along with other pre-employment tests. [...]

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These certifications will help your career

By |September 16th, 2018|Career Advice|

Evaluating certifications that can improve your career can be challenging, but these certifications will help your career. It seems like every career has the possibility of achieving a certification. Some important reminders when researching this area are: • Is the sponsoring organization the main organization for the career or the industry? • How long has [...]

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How to Prepare for these Common Job Interview Questions

By |July 28th, 2018|Career Advice|

How to Prepare for these Common Job Interview Questions. Preparing for a job interview can be very daunting. You may be worried about what questions they may ask and how you can best prepare to demonstrate your strongest qualities. Below, I've listed the most common job interview questions with insight into good ways to answer [...]

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How AI Could Effect Your Job Search

By |June 30th, 2018|Career Advice|

How AI Could Effect Your Job Search! As you begin your job search, you may find recruiters contacting you on Linkedin and other social platforms, asking about your interest in jobs they are filling. Now that Artificial Intelligence is on the rise in job markets around the world, you may wonder how this automation is [...]

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Find Your Fit

By |June 4th, 2018|Career Advice|

Find Your Fit! Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 1789 said “…one thing is certain: death and taxes.” If you are in the job market, you may have noticed or will notice when you get a contingent job offer, that there is another thing that is certain. This certainty is the requirement that [...]

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