No matter your job title, you’re the team leader when it comes to your career, your future. You’ve worked hard to get where you are. Now, more than ever, organizations need your dedication and wisdom to survive and grow during and after COVID-19. And you need someone on your side to connect the value you offer with companies who are hiring now. That’s what career … Continue reading How to pick the right job search partner to deliver results during COVID-19
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
If your shoes or clothes no longer fit, you would get a new pair or a new outfit; correct? If a friendship or relationship no longer fits, you would let them go and form new friendships or relationships, correct? When things no longer fit, we normally move on to better fitting shoes, clothes, friendships, or relationships. It should be the same for our jobs as … Continue reading Does your job still Fit? 10 signs that it’s time to move on!
I’m a retired engineering manager turned Mentor Coach for engineers, and I also lead the Engineer in Transition Network Group. One of the ways I help engineers in their job search is looking at their resume from a hiring managers point of view. While everyone is different, there are several recurring themes that jump out. I can’t tell what job they are looking for The … Continue reading Looking at Resumes from a Hiring Manager’s Point of View
I started my own proofreading business ten years ago (2011) because I would find typos EVERYWHERE! I would see typos on TV, billboards, newspapers, magazines, resumes, business documents, websites, etc. It would drive me crazy, so I decided to do something about it and start my own proofreading business to help others present themselves in the best possible way. My proofreading business has now transformed … Continue reading Why Should I Proofread?