VIDEO: How to Showcase Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

  Want your resume to get noticed? This is a KEY RESUME DIFFERENTIATOR:  having your JOB ACCOMPLISHMENTS  STAND OUT on your resume! You can’t just SAY you have a particular skill or achievement on your resume – you have to PROVE it. You have to “Show” vs. just “Tell”  Have a minute (literally, it’s a 1 minute  quick resume tip video!) to learn how to write accomplishments on your resume? Click below! This video is one of several I’ve posted on my YouTube channel with some great ideas about how to make your resume stand out. Make sure to Subscribe Read More

Does Your Career Align with Your Life?

  Think About It: Does Your Career Align with Your Life? “When I was 17, I read a quote that went something like: ‘If you live each day as if it was your last, someday you’ll most certainly be right.‘ It made an impression on me, and since then, for the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I am about to do today?’ And whenever the answer has been ‘No’ for too many days in a row, I know I need to change something.” ~ Steve Jobs Photo by Laurenz Read More

Interview Insights: Insider’s Overview with an Interview Coach

Drum Roll please! Though I have a long history of teaching and training in person, I’ve just published by first ONLINE COURSE, available**for a limited time** for free on Skillshare CLICK HERE TO ACCESS: Interview Insights: Insider’s Overview with an Interview Coach   Learn from an experienced Interview Coach, Resume Writer & Career Guide My classes more like a conversation than a lecture to keep you interested and engaged I’m all about supporting job seekers that are looking for a mutual match, and finding a JOB YOU LOVE! (You can read what some happy clients and class participants have said about me at Read More

Chronological vs. Functional Style Resumes

  The format, or style of your resume, is a little bit like the outfit you put on – in this case, put on your resume. What you choose to wear each day depends on you purpose, your agenda that day. Even your classic black and white “staples” can be worn in many styles – casual to professional looks – depending where you are going, right? Different looks are better for different situations.   Chronological vs. Functional formats: Similarly, there is not one ‘right’ way to format your resume.  It depends on your situation, what you are trying to accomplish, Read More

Evaluating a Job Offer – Know Your Personal Bottom Lines

Beyond Salary & Benefits   The long awaited job offer has come – and now you have to decide – to take it, or, keep looking. It can be difficult to turn down any offer while job searching, especially if you have family and/or financial pressure. However, I want to encourage you to learn how to evaluate every offer (link to related post) according to your highest needs and desires in your career, and personal life (we know how they inevitably intertwine!) The how & why you might turn down a job offer, even when you really need one can be a Read More