Highlights of My 15 Years in Business
On the 15th anniversary of Charésumé, LLC, I am looking back to the amazing highlights and connections I’ve made so far, and I’m also looking forward to even more conscious co-creation!
Cheers to More Connection, Growth, and Sharing in 2020
As we enter a new decade, I’m committed to sharing more valuable content in order to better serve my mission to help people’s professional growth. Plus, I’m putting in work behind-the-scenes to make sure my clients get the best of me. What is your vision for 2020?
Prepare Your Phone Screen Playbook to Get to the Next Level
Phone screenigs are too important to take lightly. Use these tips to help you prepare for your phone screening and position yourself as the best candidate from the very beginning.
5 Job Search Activities That Will Keep Your Momentum Up, Even If You Slow Down
Now that Memorial Day Weekend is passed, we are ready to get into summer mode. We think we’ll be so productive, but let’s be real – we’ve been productive all year and it’s time to have fun. Go ahead! Enjoy! Get to the beach, eat barbeque, drink frosty cocktails, pick up a good book, […]
Can You Get To 10 Out of 10?
I love rating scales because it can instantly bring awareness of gaps as well as increases in confidence, performance, and satisfaction. My clients sign off that their branded content, whether a résumé, LinkedIn profile, biography or cover letter is a 10 out of 10 before it becomes final. When I first start speaking with […]
If You’re Robbing Yourself of Fun and Self-Care During Your Job Search, You’re robbing Yourself of Results (Prescription Within!)
When I was out of work for 10 months after 9/11, I was not only in between jobs but also in between living arrangements. I wasn’t officially a roommate to my boyfriend (now husband) and his roommate since I was not paying rent, and I could not continue to live with my bachelor father, […]
Difference Between Excuses and Obstacles
My oldest daughter, Daisy (8), is very bright and pretty strong for a string bean, so when she gives me excuses as to why things aren’t done, it’s really hard to except them. Usually, I push back telling her that I’m confident that she can solve the problem and get the job done, whatever […]
Shake Off Shame of Unmet 2018 Goals Before You Set New Goals
If you have any amount of ambition, you set goals. Setting goals can be formal and structured, even coached, or it can be just a daydream that becomes an intention. If you do the former, then you have a written record of your 2018 goals. If the latter, take a bit of time right […]
A Power Mantra for Next-level Professionals
Two weeks ago I was going through my brother’s senior yearbook. Underneath the seniors’ pictures were captions, including favorite phrases. My niece had some trouble properly pronouncing one of my brother’s choices: “Buuuudy.” This was a quote from one of the 80s most unlikely phenomenons, Pauley Shore. It occurred to me that if he knew […]