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.
Keep Going. Things are Happening. It Just Takes Time
I finally gave in and started watching “Modern Love” on Amazon Prime. It’s a series based on essays published in the New York Times; essays about love. It’s also a podcast featuring celebrities reading some of these essays. I’ve always loved the … Read more about Keep Going. Things are Happening. It Just Takes Time
My Career History is Hard to Explain
“I don’t know if you can help me. I have a difficult background. I just can’t explain it.” I’ve heard this a lot. It comes from people who are not having any luck getting noticed. They are submitting and submitting and submitting resumes, … Read more about My Career History is Hard to Explain
Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
In the 1970s, a tennis coach named W. Timothy Gallwey was helping players improve their games. Over time, his students started to improve—a lot. It was curious. Some of them had not played very long. One woman had not been physically active for … Read more about Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
Moving Past Anxiety-Producing Career Memories
The past. It haunts some of us. Things we did in our youth. Things people said to us. Stuff we shouldn’t have said but can’t take back. I’ll admit that some nights I can’t shut off the video loop in my head. Buddhists preach that living … Read more about Moving Past Anxiety-Producing Career Memories
How do I Figure out What to Do with My Life?
What will you design? This is the question posed on Canva, a platform for designing your own fliers, invitations, banners and other materials. It’s right there on the home page. Canva gives me a lot of options I can use to make great fliers, … Read more about How do I Figure out What to Do with My Life?