The job search process is a full-time job! I am sure you heard this before or experienced it yourself. When you use the same resume to apply for 50 jobs, you are in reactive job search mode. The reactive job search makes the employer choose your career. A proactive job search targets the roles and companies you want. You tailor your resume to each job … Continue reading 5 Ways to Start Your Targeted Job Search Today
When you walk into a diner (remember walking into diners?) you usually don’t know what you want. The laminated menus are a ridiculous 134 pages long, so you know you’ll have plenty of options. After 10 minutes or so, you make a decision. You choose a burger. Maybe it’s amazing, maybe it’s dry. Or you’re vegan, so you get a salad. Came with that vegan feta you love. Nice surprise! … Continue reading When You Don’t Know What You Want
The past year (2020) has been a rollercoaster ride for everyone, especially working professionals. The pandemic has made many think differently about their current profession and look more into their future career goals. I have seen some very interesting trends while writing resumes over the past year. At the end of 2020, I was bombarded with professionals who worked in the hospitality or retail industries. … Continue reading Learn more about recent resume trends and what you can do to succeed at writing YOUR resume.
Some people love to network, others do not. And especially now in the time of Covid, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, people are worried that it might not be ‘appropriate’ to network, especially if you are looking for a job, or want to pivot your career. But if you think about it, the worst thing you can do if you have not talked … Continue reading Networking for Better Job Search Results
We all can admit this past year and even now has been and is an interesting time. The dynamics of the life you and I had grown accustomed to prior to the pandemic went into a tailspin. However, I will say although various transitions took place, there were still some positive aspects that also changed the dynamics of what life looked like during the pandemic. … Continue reading Career tips: If you are changing careers during this pandemic.