About Jean Juchnowicz

Jean is a certified senior-level human resources executive/consultant, adjunct professor, management trainer, professional speaker, resume writer, career coach, and author.

Find Your Fit

By |June 4th, 2018|Career Advice|

Find Your Fit! Benjamin Franklin, in a letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, 1789 said “…one thing is certain: death and taxes.” If you are in the job market, you may have noticed or will notice when you get a contingent job offer, that there is another thing that is certain. This certainty is the requirement that [...]

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How to take time off

By |May 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How to take time off... Ah, holidays and vacations. We need to take this time to enjoy family and friends, and not worry about work. But Americans are known as work worry-warts. Yes, staffing is a worry, fear of layoffs, too much on the work pile, technology addiction, FOMO (fear of missing out) and then [...]

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What You Need to Know About Personal Branding

By |May 19th, 2018|Career Advice|

What You Need to Know About Personal Branding. Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. The personal-branding concept believes that success comes from self-packaging. You are your own Chief Marketing Officer. If you take up the challenge, then you manage your image and how you want to be [...]

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Non-Traditional Places to Network

By |May 6th, 2018|Career Advice|

Non-Traditional Places to Network can lead to a more robust relationship! If you're looking for new places to connect with potential employers, business partners or employees, get out of the house! Network somewhere fun, new or interesting. So where can you go? Let’s look at all the different places you could go:  The dog park [...]

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What is a Realistic Job Preview?

By |April 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What is a Realistic Job Preview? A Realistic Job Preview (RJP) should educate the candidates about the benefits and expected challenges of the job and the company. This process has pros for both the company and the candidates. It enables the company to assess the candidates’ skills beyond the phone interview and initial interview. It [...]

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How to Research a Company Before the Interview

By |April 7th, 2018|Career Advice|

Conducting a job search takes time and requires efforts. You have been applying for jobs and following up. Now you get some good news: You have been contacted for a phone interview or an onsite interview. You now have a limited amount of time to learn about this employer. You need to learn how to [...]

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Know the STAR Interview Method

By |March 24th, 2018|Career Advice|

Are you in the job market searching for a new job? Have you been contacted for an interview? Great! You need to know the S.T.A.R. Interview Method and behavioral interviewing which is a popular method of job interviewing. One method of behavioral interviewing is known as the S.T.A.R method; this is a technique used by [...]

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Networking Your Way to a New Job

By |March 17th, 2018|Career Advice|

Ah, the joys of job hunting. I have heard more than once that job hunting is a full-time job. This may not be exactly true but the point is that job hunting does take concerted efforts of time, actions, and luck. Assuming that your résumé is modern in format and up-to-date, what else can you [...]

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March Interview: Ben Soka on… Your Business Needs a Modern Website with a Fresh Design!

By |March 10th, 2018|Monthly Interviews|

In our March interview, Ben Soka of Zora Creative discusses why Your Business Needs a Modern Website with a Fresh Design! Q: If you are starting a new business, what role does creating a website play? A: A website is where all of the avenues of your marketing efforts lead to. If you have print materials [...]

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Why You May Not Be Getting Contacted for an Interview

By |February 10th, 2018|Career Advice|

Why You May Not Be Getting Contacted for an Interview! I hire people. Well, to be accurate, I am a human resources consultant, and I perform all functions in the human resources field for clients, either full-time in a company or virtually part-time for a company. Briefly, accounting is all about money; marketing is about customers; [...]

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