Volume Twelve, Issue Five — May 2016

Ford R. Myers - newslettersYOUR CAREER ADVOCATE is the FREE e-newsletter published by Career Potential, LLC to help
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Feature Article:

Plug Into the Competition and Win

By Ford R. Myers,
President of Career Potential, LLC

One important way that you can improve your odds in the job search is to research and be aware of the competition. There are two kinds of competition in this context: other companies in your field and other professionals in roles similar to yours. Always know who they are and what they’re doing. Endeavor to “know the competition better than they know themselves.” This will greatly enhance your competitiveness on many levels, and it will also allow you to jump on opportunities that others might not yet be aware of!

Here’s an example of how important it is to be “plugged into” your competitors. One of my clients is the President of a small advertising agency. Her client base is solid, her creative work is excellent, and she makes a very good living in this role. But the thing that my client is most proud of is the fact that her firm is the envy of every small-to-medium sized agency in town. Not because of the creative awards my client has won, and not because of how impressive her offices are – although these are certainly noteworthy achievements.

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You’re Invited – Career Success Seminar – May 26, 2016

Date – Thursday, May 26, 2016

Topic: The Job Seeker’s Toolkit

Time: 10:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Radnor Financial Center, Radnor, PA
Investment: $25.00

A carpenter would never show-up at a construction site with only a hammer. A graphic artist would never interview for a design position without showing a complete portfolio. So why is it that most job seekers use only their resume as the cornerstone of their search?

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I post regular articles on LinkedIn and offer a lot of other value there. One of my recent posts was “Use of The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in Outplacement.” To read it, just click here.

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What Clients Are Saying About Career Potential

I thoroughly enjoyed your seminar today and will use the ‘toolkit’ as I proceed with my job search. You have a great book and job search process to follow – real simple and straightforward. Thanks for all the great ideas!N. Hope, Business Conference Planning Executive

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