So, you’re in a job search. And you’re burned out. You can’t read one more posting, can’t write one more LinkedIn message, read one more company website, or respond to one more email. Here’s some advice: Stop. Do nothing. Go get an … Read more about Nothing is Something
People share that they have applied for hundreds of jobs, but so far have had no success in getting interviews. Then I see samples of resumes. “How can I improve this?” the posters ask. I want to respond (and I often have) in two related … Read more about Hearing Nothing Back? This may help.
I get frustrated when I bake. I can read the recipe. I can see how much flour and how many eggs I need to use. I can measure the salt. I have the right utensils and pans. But I can’t always get the result I was hoping for. Cookies burn. … Read more about You are the Artist Who Creates Your Job Search Tools
I moved to a different state 2.5 years ago. It was a sudden decision. My husband had been out of work for more than half a year, and we began to realize that his prospects would brighten if we relocated. So, he broadened his search, and here we … Read more about Taking the Mystery Out of Networking
Picture this: You are in kindergarten. The class is going on a walk, away from the classroom, and your teacher assigns each student a “buddy,” so no one gets lost. Imagine on your first day in third grade, your teacher pairs you with a current … Read more about Job Search Stalled? Try the Buddy System
Once upon a time not very long ago, I wanted a certain job. I knew there would be competition. I knew I had to stand out. There would be lots of people with my skills interested in the role. So, I did what most people do: I revised my … Read more about Resume Not Working? You Are Overlooking This.