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 something tragic or terrifying happens in the world, it draws our attention. And sometimes it's hard to stop looking. And looking can turn into worrying And worrying can get consuming And this isn't great when you're looking for a … Read more about Job Searching During Stressful Times
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
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.