September 22, 2014
Welcome back to AH Jobs List! This week, we have over 200 new job postings listed. See the entire list of opportunities by clicking here.
Did you know that of the more than 35,000 subscribers to AH Jobs List, over 70% of them are currently employed?
I consider many of these visitors to my site ‘passive’ job seekers; the professionals who are casually looking to see what kind of new opportunities are available. Perhaps they haven’t committed fully to leaving their jobs, but if the right opportunity came along...
There are a lot of good reasons why you might want to apply for another job:
- You're bored.
- You don’t like the culture of your current company.
- You boss is a jerk.
- You don’t make enough money.
- You don’t have opportunity to grow.
- You are insecure about the company’s future.
- You are stressed to the point of illness (happens more than you think!).
- You are required to work too many hours or don’t like the travel schedule required.
- You have to drive too far a distance to and from work every day.
These are all legitimate reasons to want to look for a new job.
Here’s another little know fact: As a currently employed professional, you are a high value target for recruiters at other companies. Think about it: HR recruiters are looking to find professionals to fill spots in their companies. They look good if they can convince a successful professional working at a competitor or in another successful industry to come work for them.
In addition, currently employed job seekers can typically command more salary than what they are currently making. A 10 -20% salary bump (often even more) is typically recognized as an incentive for a currently employed professional to take the risk of leaving a ‘safe’ position to jump to another job.
Now I don’t mean to sound as if the unemployed job seeker doesn’t have a chance. Anyone who gets a job offer still must meet the requirements of the job skills, background, experience, etc.
But for the currently employed job seekers who are looking to progress their careers, there's a lot of opportunity to consider on AH Jobs List. It’s okay to look – and it's even better to apply!
AH Jobs List Bootcamps are Filling Up!
Since last week's announcement of the fall schedule for AH Jobs List Bootcamp, we have already begun filling up. Remember, we limit the number of participants for each Bootcamp. The first two are almost full and job seekers have begun signing up for the other seminars as well.
The first AH Jobs List Career Bootcamp is October 11, with the last one scheduled for November 25. For the full schedule and to register, CLICK HERE
There are all kinds of job seekers looking for work:
- The mid-career professional who is currently employed but hates their current job and is looking for a new opportunity
- The stay-at-home parent who wants to get back into the work force
- The job seeker who was recently laid off or fired from their job
- The recent college grad trying to get their foot in the door
- The job seeker who was self employed but wants to start working for a company again
- The job seeker who is trying to 'reinvent' him/herself and apply their skills to a different career
- The job seeker who recently relocated and are trying to connect with companies in their new town
No matter the situation, job seekers share one very obvious common thread: Job seeking is HARD!
For many who haven't had to look for a job in a long time, it becomes clear early in their job search that the rules have changed!
New job seekers soon find out that sitting in front of a computer sending out dozens of resumes and cover letters is often met with the sound of silence. You get much encouragement as you get from friends and family, but it's still hard not to take the rejection personally.
The fact is that our careers are a major part of our identities, and we should all look forward to going to work and feel a sense of accomplishment when we leave for home at the end of each day.
Job seeking today is a proactive activity that requires a clear head, a great deal of red-hot confidence, a thick skin and an organized plan. Most importantly, it requires a complete understanding of the most effective job-seeking techniques and strategies that work... skills that differentiate you ultimately result in job interviews and job offers.
Remember that job seeking can be an exciting opportunity of self discovery and a way to map your future to secure the career that you really want.
I've interviewed hundreds of corporate HR professionals, recruiters and successful job seekers. I've studied the profiles of professionals who have successfully reinvented themselves and completely transformed their lives by landing the job in the career they've always desired!
The Career Bootcamp is an intensive four-hour, interactive small-group session that will help get you out of your job-seeking rut and make your mind swim with fresh ideas and a new perspective on how to market and brand your unique skills and experiences to differentiate yourself and get noticed by employers.
Here are some of my goals for Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List Career Bootcamp:
- To help you to get you out of your job-seeking rut!
- To get employers to start responding to your resume and invite you for interviews at the companies where you want to work.
- To help you create a succinct and confident job-seeker brand that comes alive in your resume, your cover letters, your conversations and interviews.
- To teach you the skills, the tips, the tricks and the day-to-day job-seeking routines that successful job seekers use to gain results.
- To help you to snap out of your ‘stinking thinking’; the voices in your head that are playing tricks on your confidence and self esteem. It’s time to jump start that red-hot confidence in yourself!
If you've been struggling to get your job search on track, are looking to progress your career or are simply looking to improve your job-seeking skills, an AH Jobs List Career Bootcamp will teach you the strategies of successful job seekers and get rid of the bad habits that may be sabotaging your job search.
If you're looking for a job, sign up now. These seminars are only offered once every three months and are always sold out. Click here to register or to find out more and if you have any questions, contact me at email@example.com.
FALL 2014 BOOTCAMP SCHEDULE
ALL BOOTCAMPS ARE FROM 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
|Saturday, Oct. 11
Tuesday, Oct. 14
Thursday, Oct. 16
Tuesday, Oct. 28
Thursday, Oct. 30
|Tuesday, Nov. 11
Thursday, Nov. 13
Thursday, Nov. 20
Saturday, Nov. 22
Tuesday, Nov. 25
7600 E. Eastman Avenue
Denver, CO 80231 | Map
Refreshments will be served.
There are only a limited number of spots available for each session so please respond ASAP.
Argosy University to host AH Jobs List Bootcamp
I am honored to announce that AH Jobs List has secured a new partner, Argosy University, where we hold AH Jobs List Career Bootcamps. Argosy's state-of-the art classrooms are a perfect fit for our interactive career seminars.
Argosy University is more than just another educational option for you to consider. It is an institution that offers a foundation built on the rigors of traditional academics while presenting the career possibilities of a professional education. Throughout our history, Argosy University has been able to demonstrate its adaptability to serve the ever evolving needs of our students.
Discover the tradition that began in one of the country's oldest professional schools of psychology. Experience the passion of our faculty and staff. Find the excellence you expect when considering where to get your graduate or undergraduate degree and learn how the entirety of Argosy University is committed to maintaining that standard.
Argosy University, Denver
At Argosy University, Denver, we’re committed to helping students like you strive to achieve your best. To help you towards this goal, our Denver campus offers a variety of educational programs which can help you further your education, your career, and your personal development.
The programs available at Argosy University, Denver are as follows:
Marriage & Family Therapy
At the core of our programs are our professors and the lessons they teach. Our coursework emphasizes interpersonal skills alongside academic learning, and many programs are available in flexible learning formats—such as evening and weekend classes and online courses—that work within your busy schedule. We also provide a variety of student services to help support your academic, career, and personal needs.
If you’re interested in learning more about our Denver campus and our programs, click here to request information. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
Founded in 1996, MicroStar Logistics provides a comprehensive solution designed to eliminate the inefficient and costly method in which kegs have traditionally been owned, tracked and retrieved by breweries. As partners with its brewery clients, MicroStar has mastered the keg management process, allowing its brewing partners to focus on their craft—brewing beer.
MicroStar Logistics is the market-leading provider of keg management and logistics services to the U.S. craft beer industry. We leverage our pool of nearly 2 million kegs to enable our customers to grow and focus on brewing world-class beer. Our pooled-asset model also helps craft brewers take empty keg miles off the road reducing the industry's carbon footprint. We're proud to count industry leaders including Oskar Blues, Stone Brewing, Dogfish Head, Ale Smith and more than 200 other award-winning brewers as customers. The strength of our business model and our company culture have helped us earn our customers' loyalty. In fact, many of the largest and fastest-growing brewers have used our program for more than ten years.
MicroStar Logistics allows brewers to:
- Never run out of kegs again—MicroStar delivers "just-in-time" keg inventory
- Never invest in expensive mobile assets—with MicroStar, you pay for what you use
- Expand into new markets—with MicroStar, you can expand into new markets, with unlimited growth potential
- Sell their Sankey kegs to MicroStar and recoup their investment in cooperage
To learn more, visit www.microstarlogistics.com.
MicroStar Logistics has one position listed on AH Jobs List today:
Business Development Manager
We are looking for a Business Development Manager to help MicroStar expand the number of breweries benefiting from our unique model. This new role would report to the VP of Marketing and Business Development and would be an integral member of our fast-paced and entrepreneurial team.
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Colorado employers are looking for you! Help yourself by posting a Jobseeker Profile!
If you could guarantee that you could get a short profile in front of thousands of local employers, would you do it? With Andrew Hudson's Jobseeker Profiles, you can!
Learn what thousands of local job seekers are finding out: Being proactive in your job search means using every tool available to you to promote yourself.
The simple truth is, a Jobseeker Profile will promote your talents, background, experience and accomplishments to thousands of Colorado employers. Job seekers report to me that their posted profile results in connections, calls, interviews and job offers from employers.
Everything you ever needed to know about posting a Jobseeker Profile you can find by clicking here. It's easy to do and you will be connected to thousands of employers and recruiters.
Nonprofit of the Week
Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.
Why work for AWWA?
Make your future part of the future of water!
You know you want to work for more than just money. At AWWA you’ll find purpose, great benefits, relaxed culture, collaborative colleagues and interesting work. AWWA serves over 50,000 professionals who keep water safe and flowing to the taps of homes and businesses in North America and beyond.
An environment that challenges your skills and makes your contributions meaningful and critical to our business success.
Opportunity to contribute to important projects in a non-profit organization whose work impacts the world and that will value you as an individual as well as an employee.
A great mix of pay, benefits, culture, environment and purpose that will challenge and use your skills in interesting work.
AWWA also offers benefits you will not find elsewhere
Retirement plan. 6% of your salary goes into your 403(b) account every pay period. If you defer 3% of your salary, AWWA matches it up to 3%. Altogether, that’s a potential of 12% of your salary going into your 403(b) retirement account every pay period.
Paid Time Off. Start with two weeks vacation and one week (pro-rated based on date of employment) of personal time off. That’s up to 3 weeks your first year.
Great benefits. AWWA offers health, dental and vision insurance plans, company paid life insurance, EAP and long-term disability - as well as optional short-term disability, voluntary life insurance, pet insurance, and credit union membership.
Corporate mission. AWWA unites the water community to provide safe, sufficient water for all. AWWA is committed to public health, sustainability and excellence. AWWA advances technology, education, science and government policies.
Location. Beautiful building, wildlife, and a relaxing, pleasant south side of Denver location next to Marston Reservoir. Great places to walk and eat lunch and a spacious, free parking lot.
Your co-workers! You’ll look long and far to find a better group of creative minds with whom to work.
AWWA is an equal opportunity employer. AWWA is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by law.
Advertise With Us
AWWA has two positions posted on AH Jobs List today:
Sales Project Manager
The American Water Works Association
Our Sales Project Manager is a member of the Association's Sales team. This role partners with this high performing, results oriented team that works closely with AWWA advertisers and exhibitors.
This position develops, implements, and improves a variety of sales promotions and projects to meet or exceed advertising sales goals. In addition, you'll promote, manage, and maintain the AWWA Career Center, the water industry's most popular online job board.
The American Water Works Association
We're seeking an administrative professional who will provide exceptional service to our volunteers. This Coordinator role in our Engineering & Technical Service department is responsible for providing administrative support to AWWA volunteer committees. Job duties include:
* Coordinate meeting logistics, prepare notebooks, and meeting minutes
* Monitor budget and other AWWA volunteer unit business functions to include:
o Coordinate various volunteer newsletters including but not limited to, writing articles, collecting and editing volunteer submissions, and optimizing electronic delivery process
o Manage AWWA volunteer recognition and award programs
* Manage the organization and execution of water operator competitions
* Coordinate and track workflows related to review processes for AWWA products (publications, videos, and/or policies)
Have a great week,