My job tip is that there are no tips.
It's all about generating value from which you get to retain some for yourself.
I run a free turkey farm for out of work execs where I continually have to pound in that there are no shortcuts. You have to help others before you yourself are helped. The Universe seems to have a magic scale that works it all out.
My favorite tale is when I helped an IBM sales engineer in just being a “good guy” and he later hired me for a great job 15 years later. You can't make this stuff up.
It's the hard grunt work of helping and learning that eventually delivers what you need.
About the Author
Ferdinand J. Reinke blogs about life, technology and job search news.
This article is the fourth entry in the JobMob Guest Blogging Contest.
Completely in sync with his message, Ferdinand added this with his contest entry:
If I should win, please donate it to your favorite charity. I've already won a lot in life. Don't forget. I expect that selflessness will come back 100 fold when the Universe rewards me at the next slot machine I play 🙂