Thursday, March 12th, 2009

I really like what Clark Howard says in his article on, What To Do If You’re Laid Off.  I want to share it with you.

What I learned from the article:  I had never heard of LaidOffCamp — love it! 

One thing Clark forgot to mention:  LinkedIn.  Maybe because he’s assuming everyone already knows about it and knows how to use it.  But that’s not the case.  I have career coaching clients who are networking on LinkedIn for the first time after our first session.  LinkedIn is critical to finding TARGETED contacts, possible mentors and EVEN a job that is posted and listed through the many online groups you can join on the site.  

I’ve hosted a free “How to use LinkedIn to find a job” telecass a couple of months ago.  Time for another one?  

Please let me know if you’re interested in that and I’ll set something up with one of my affiliated career coaches — comment below or email me at if you are interested and I’ll set something up….



Hey there friends,

VegasVickie reminded me that I failed to mention another really cool dream job opportunity that’s currently open at the Luxor in Vegas:  WINE MANAGER at the restaurant!  Once again, folks, as I tell my clients, there ARE dream jobs still out there.  Do you know of someone who’s a “foodie” or a wine enthusiast?  This is the perfect job for them.  Spread the word!



I have to say, I’m going to really miss working with Melissa Townsend.  She’s been with me since the beginning of VocationVacations….but by me announcing this really cool available dream job that was passed along to me by “Vegas Vickie”, I fear Melissa’s going to apply, get it and move to Vegas.  This is totally one of Melissa’s dream jobs.  If it’s yours too, you need to know that you’re up against some tough competition with Melissa.  🙂 

As I am always telling my career coaching clients, there ARE jobs out there.  And cool ones to boot.  Here’s the link to apply to be the Luxor’s Exec Casino Host:

Please send this blog link to your friends who may be interested.  And if not this job, check out the other dream jobs available at the LUXOR.  

Please become one of my Career Informers when you know of a newly announced dream job opportunity, please email me at