NEMOJT Blog

JUST ANOTHER FOGGY, OVERCAST DAY

Always Shoot to Under Promise and Over Deliver August 22, 2017 By:  Dave Cook, Career Counselor, NE MN Office of Job Training 2024 - That is the next time there will be a total eclipse (cue Bonnie...

AHHH MAZING

Overcoming Obstacles in Our Path August 31, 2017 By:  Dave Cook, Career Counselor, NE MN Office of Job Training Amazing is a word that is really overused, almost to the point of making it...

POTENTIAL

Reaching Your Bar By: Dave Cook, Career Counselor, NE MN Office of Job Training What is potential? Webster's says it is having or showing the capacity to become or develop into something in the...

GETTING A JOB

No Need to Do It On Your Own Dave Cook, Career Counselor  NE MN Office of Job Training Getting a job - not as simple as wanting a job. It is actually hard work and it takes a lot of effort. Here is...

JOB FAIR BEST PRACTICES

Leaving a Strong First Impression Dave Cook, Career Counselor March 15, 2018 Job fairs are never easy - for either employers or job seekers. Employers are hopeful that they will receive one or two...

SOCIAL MEDIA – THE WILD WEST?

Powerful But Dangerous Dave Cook, Career Counselor  NE MN Office of Job Training  A coworker stumbles on your computer which is open to your Facebook page. They read a few things and post "HACKED"...

LEMON DROP HILL

Don't Quit Now! Dave Cook, Career Counselor Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training June 14, 2018 So, I am fortunate enough to have a radio show on Saturday mornings.  Often, when talking...

Sometimes You Have to Say WOW

Dave Cook, Career Counselor Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training The sign above my desk says "Impact One Person Every Day." Some days this is not as easy as it sounds. Days which stick out in...

Burning Bridges

Make Important Decisions the Right Way Dave Cook, Career Counselor Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training It's all about people. It's about networking and being nice to people and not burning...

Emotional Intelligence

Perceive, Control and Evaluate Emotions Dave Cook, Career Counselor Northeast Minnesota Office of Job Training Do you know how you feel when you anticipate working with a person in any role who has...

Empowerment

Empowering People to Succeed Dave Cook, Career Counselor, NEMOJT Empowerment is a word which is casually tossed around in every day conversations - politics, sports, on the job, church, etc......

Is Your Resume a Sledgehammer Or a Dart?

Remember, Your Resume Is a Tool Dave Cook, Career Counselor, NEMOJT   So, I was working with a person a while ago on their resume - a four page resume which was printed on both sides (hat tip...