The Importance of Writing a Thank You Note
Writing a thank you note has quickly gone out of fashion. It’s, unfortunately, something we’re just not programmed to do anymore. If we’re lucky, we
An Expanded Venture
I’ll never forget the first resume I ever wrote professionally. It was for a man named Jamie who was a delivery driver. Only a few
Dress For Success
I saw a post a few days ago on LinkedIn asking whether or not you should wear a suit to your next job interview. There
Love the Job You’re With
What does this have to do with your job search? Everything! Finding a new position can be a full-time job itself, but if you already have a full-time job, do not let your search interfere with your performance. Whether you are testing the waters or are completely miserable, the worst possible thing you can do during your job search is to mentally check out of your current job.
How to Stay Motivated Through a Job Search in Today’s Economy
Job hunting can be an emotional roller coaster and a drain on your time. It’s easy to get discouraged and lose your motivation. That’s especially true in today’s economy where long-term unemployment, which is defined as 27 or more weeks (6 months or longer), has reached levels that we haven’t seen since 2014.
Translating Military Service to the Civilian Workforce
One of the reasons I first became interested in the career coaching and resume writing business was to help our military veterans successfully transition into
Job Interview Tip: Accept the Water
An in-person job interview is almost like a blind date. The interviewer is judging everything from your timeliness and appearance to how and what you
Timing Isn’t Everything…But It Can Be Something.
As I mentioned in my SABA post, when you apply for a job can be almost as important as your application itself. The numbers obviously
‘Tis the Season to Prepare for Your New Year’s Job Hunt
The holidays are a season of hope, but they should also be a season of preparation if you are thinking of changing jobs in the new year.