Posts by Cap'n Tim

Preventing Police and Military Suicides

Transitioning from a career into retirement is laden with hidden dangers. What is desired is not always achievable. While employed, the world of advancement, continuous employment, career choices, and a paycheck are known and dependable. When retired, situations change and needs can become overwhelming. Isolation is the enemy which is hard to avoid for retirees…

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How Your Diet Can Help You Find A Job

There are lots of milestones in finding a job. If you are unemployed, that reality would be your first though everyday. Over a period of time, it can get ¨old¨ meaning you are not as enthusiastic about taking steps to correct the situation and/or becoming discouraged. Maybe unemployment insurance has kicked in and you are…

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The Great American Job Hiring Experience

What is machine analysis?  That is a complex software package companies use that find matching points between your job skills and company job requirements which is a listing of the job skills they expect an employee would have.   Each skill has a weight because some skills are more important than other…How can you beat the machine analysis?  It’s in the matching. 

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How to Resolve Job Pressures

Job forecasts issued by the US Department of Employment show past trends and expected changes in the future for different industries.  The reality for individuals is being either unemployed or stuck in a job you can’t afford to keep.  Individuals in these situations are pressured to either increase their compensation or economize. Let’s look at…

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The Robots are Coming

The questions to ask yourself is whether you are going to be the person replaced by a robot OR are you going to be the one who installs, repairs, maintains, programs, or designs the robot? 

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A Book About You

The subject of the book Finding a Job in Tough Times is YOU.  The best person to learn about yourself is you.  How?  I have had a long and successful career.   I had jobs that vary from menial jobs, career jobs, fun jobs, dream jobs with academic and technological innovation teaching in Electrical Engineering…

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How to Decide on a Career Path

Have you ever wondered whether or not you’re on the correct career path? How are you going to choose the correct work if there are thousands of decisions? You were actually so overwhelmed by your current job that you didn’t spend an hour thinking about what you’d rather do. Your mind morphs into an overly…

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Steps to find a Job

Research your job opportunities The very first step to job hunting is to figure out your skills and search for the job opportunities that fit your skills and interests. Visit websites of the companies that the looking for candidates possessing the same skills and interests like you. Check recruitment and job vacancy websites, social media…

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The Role of Networking in Finding A Job

One should always get ready beforehand and look for perfect ways to assist them get their dream job. Networking is the key to find a job in today’s world. Networking accounts for around 90-95 percent of employment. Most job seekers are now working to create a network of important personalities working in their associated areas…

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How to Find a New Job

Finding a Job in Tough Times by Dr. Tim Johnson, shares with the job seekers the steps towards designing a life which is creative, fulfilling, spontaneous and productive. If job seekers make an effort to complete the given exercises outlined in the book, it will definitely make a difference in their job search outcomes. It…

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