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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...

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES IN OUR PATH

Obstacles which are overwhelming are things which some of our clients face. To watch and help our clients overcome obstacles and reach their employment goals is amazing!

POTENTIAL

At NEMOJT, one of our tasks is to help people discover their potential – and then help them reach it. Potential is not one bar for everyone; it is not one size fits all. Either way, what happens at NEMOJT is that we spend the time to try and help everyone reach their bar.

THE JOB HUNT

Finding a job – not as simple as wanting a job. It is actually hard work and it takes a lot of effort. Here is the thing to remember, you do not need to do all the work on your own. Often it feels like you are creating the wheel for the first time, but you have people, places and programs at your fingertips.

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"...

JOB SEEKER’S MARATHON

If you are struggling to finish the job seeker’s marathon, now is when you might need some assistance. In racing, they call it finishing strong; let NEMOJT help you finish your job search strong.

JOURNEY TO JOB SUCCESS

The sign above my desk reads “Impact One Person Every Day.” Some days this is not as easy as it sounds. Days which stick out in my memory are those days when the little impact you may have had is obvious.

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...

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