Interview for the Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy: Job Searching, LinkedIn and Best Practices
It was an honor to be interviewed by Christopher Waters for the Office of Women’s Advancement and Advocacy. We had a valuable discussion on job searching, networking, and LinkedIn best practices! We covered: The first thing to do when you begin your job search. The importance of having an updated LinkedIn profile. How to maximize […]
10 Reasons NOT to Apply for Jobs Online
If you’re a job seeker, stop applying to jobs online! Here are 10 reasons why fighting the impulse to apply online could actually help your chances of landing the ultimate offer.
6 Ways You Can Kill Others’ Enthusiasm to Help You
I’ll be honest; I’ve done some of these myself. Not only might you say the same thing, but you might also recognize when you have tried to help others, but they killed your enthusiasm to help them. If you know me, you know that I share the following with total love and support and only […]
Step 3 to a Happy Career: Freedom!
Are the people you deem as successful really free? The answer may surprise you. Freedom, by definition, means unrestrained, able to do as one chooses. Some of the most successful people are severely accountable to many people, and while they may have power to make decisions, they have to make them under heavy constraints with […]
What Career Did You Decide Was “Too Hard to Break Into?”
This week I just wanted to share a brief notice about a trend that is way too prevalent. People decide that their dream career is unobtainable. Just because– not because they did the research, crunched the numbers, interviewed people in that job to see how they got there, or even checked the LinkedIn profiles […]
For Every [Job Search] Problem, There is a Solution
…and root cause. The problems show up as symptoms that cause frustration or pain, however, what’s not so easy to identify is the root cause. It is not for lack of trying, and it is not a lack of intelligence either. When you struggle to find a new job, your insecurities tend to […]
How to Find Out if a Company Has Work-Life Balance without Seeming like a Slacker
Sometimes the next level of fulfillment that my clients are looking for is comprised of more free time to spend with their family. If Glassdoor doesn’t provide clear answers on how flexible a company is willing to be, the only other way to find out is to ask. If you ask another insider, someone not necessarily […]