Archive for the ‘Career Counseling’ Category

How To Tell if You’re a Good Cultural Fit

Are you a good cultural fit for the company you’re interviewing with? And is the company a good cultural fit for you? Career and executive coach Nick Parham helps you understand if the job you’re considering is right for you. This is a recording from a KGO radio interview with Nick that was broadcast April 28, 2014. Among Nick’s tips:

* Decide on your most important values, such as team work and your passions.

* Write your passions down.

* Think about your previous jobs where you were a good cultural fit.

* Research the company you’re considering. Look at the values in their mission statement. Follow them on Twitter.

* Read market analyst reports on companies and their competitors.

 

Career Coach Nick Parham – Discrimination in the Workplace

Career coach Nick Parham offers guidance on how to handle discrimination in the workplace during this KGO 810 AM radio interview. Discrimination in the workplace can be demoralizing both while it’s happening and while it’s being addressed. Listen to Nick Parham’s advice on how to recognize discrimination, what steps to take to protect yourself and how to approach getting help.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Background Checks

In this KGO 810 AM radio interview, career coach Nick Parham shares what to expect companies to look for in background checks during the hiring process. ┬áLearn how your character, history, the internet, and social media can play into a company’s decision on whether or not to hire you.

Career Coach Nick Parham – How to Target Companies for Jobs

Career counselor Nick Parham discusses how to effectively target companies for jobs in this KGO 810 AM radio interview. If you’re looking for the fastest way to find the job you want, look no further, as Nick Parham offers advice on how to be proactive in your job search and application process.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Having Parallel Careers

Career counselor Nick Parham discusses having parallel careers in this KGO 810 AM radio interview. Many people balance two or more careers at once for a multitude of reasons, such as having two sets of interests, needing the added income, gaining experience in alternative fields, transitioning between career paths, and more. Are you an individual that can have multiple careers? Listen to Nick Parham’s advice on having parallel careers below.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Career Planning for the New Year (Part I)

Career coach Nick Parham shares insight on how to start your career planning for 2014, as heard on KGO 810 AM radio. Get clarity on what’s important for you today, personally and professionally, and how to align that with your career to maximize your satisfaction and career path.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Quitting a Bad Job to Look for a Better Job?

When professionals are unhappy in their job, should they quit and focus all of their time and energy in looking for a new one? Hear Career Coach Nick Parham’s take on quitting a bad job to have more time to search and network for a better job in this KGO 810 AM radio interview.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Top Job Interview Mistakes

Career Counselor Nick Parham explains the top job interview mistakes and how to correct them in this brief KGO 810 AM radio interview. Get his insight on ways to conduct yourself in a professional manner to make sure that the interviewer understands who you are and what you can bring to the company. Learn how to properly prepare for and end an interview, correct an interviewer’s mistake and more.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Tips for Older Job Seekers

Career Coach Nick Parham shares tips for older job seekers to make their job search easier in this tough market. Learn how to set yourself apart from the competition and stand out to hiring managers in this KGO 810 AM radio interview.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Counselor Nick Parham shares how to optimize your LinkedIn profile so hiring managers can find you. Listen to this KGO 810 AM radio interview to learn how your LinkedIn profile picture, content and more can make you more appealing to prospective employers.