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
I approached my art table the other evening with a strong urge to make something. I knew there was something that needed expression, but nothing emerged in my brain. Instead of abandoning the enterprise, I looked at what I had already been … Read more about Not getting noticed? Think like an artist.
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.
I’m going to say something that might not be popular with my readers: If you are not getting a job offer, it is time to consider that you might be the problem. There, I said it. I felt I had to say something, because I see so much posted … Read more about The Hiring System is Broken (a story we tell ourselves)