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
A client came to me with a big problem. She was exhausted by her job. She excelled in every aspect. Her boss appreciated it. However, this meant she was asked to do more and more, without additional compensation and without assistance. Her team … Read more about Your Discomfort May Have a Simple Answer
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.
When I coach people in career transition, I emphasize control. I say that there are things you can control, like your own responses to job postings or answers to interview questions. You can control how you reach out to a contact and how you choose … Read more about As Luck Would Have It, You Just Might Get an Offer
Many career experts compare looking for a job to dating. And it’s true. You are looking for a great relationship and sometimes it takes a while to find it. But I got to thinking: There’s one relationship that often gets overlooked. I’m … Read more about Lacking Motivation to Look for a Job? The solution may be very close by.
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