The Essentials: Job & Career Advice

The unemployment rate hasn’t been this low since the 1960s and the number of job openings is near record highs. At the same time, there are some signs that the job market, which has been growing steadily for years, could be heading for a slowdown soon.

In the latest edition of Korn Ferry Essentials, CEO Gary Burnison breaks down what workers can do now, while the market is decent, to improve their chances at landing a job they really want. It’ll take a little bit more than a good resume (although he’ll show you what’s on a good one). Burnison breaks down how to ask for advice, build a professional network, avoid interview-killing mistakes, and more.

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Can I Pick Your Brain? 

For many people, it’s surprisingly hard to ask for advice correctly.

Networking Your 6 Degrees of Separation

It’s invaluable, but it’s not about you

The 'Best' Worst Job Interview Stories 

Even experienced executives sabotage themselves by what they say and do in an interview,

When Your Career Lands in a Divot

How to overcome traps and hazards, whether they're on the links or in the workplace, according to Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison.

For more information, see KFAdvance.com.

Authors

  • Gary Burnison

    Chief Executive Officer

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