Why you can’t start your job search by updating your resume

Career Clarity: Getting Clear & Plotting the Course for Where You’re Headed Next So many job seekers think their resume was the first step in preparing for a new job search – but – they don’t quite know what they wanted to do next. An effective resume **has to be targeted** to a specific job goal. So – if you don’t know what type of work you want to do now, it’s not effective (in time, energy or money) to (pay someone to) work on your resume. Knowing what you want – and don’t want – and having a guide Read More

VIDEO: Career Change – Your Ideal Environment?

  This video is one of several I’ve posted on my YouTube channel with some great ideas about how to get more clear on your next career direction. Not sure where you want to go?  Does this sounds like you? “I’m not sure what I want to do now, but I DO know, I need to get out of this job, it’s killing me, I’m so unhappy here!”   Then you’ll want to get more ideas and check out the excavation exercises to support your career exploration and inspire job changes in this 70-page Career Clarity Guide. Click here to access it on Read More

What Are You Grateful for About Your Work?

  The best kind of attitude is gratitude, right? What about your job, or job search, do you feel grateful for? What are you learning, what’s been valuable for your professionally/personally through the experience?  Where have you experienced kindness, support, recognition? For me, I’ll give a big shout out to supervisors I’ve had, like Darrell & Sondi at the runaway shelter, an early job out of college for me.  They were the first to actively see and develop my potential as a mentor and facilitator, skills I skill use today. I also will also always be grateful for Donna, a more Read More