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Career/Find Your Passion and Other Inspirational Summer Reading Recommendations

  Just in time for the long holiday weekend!  Woo hoooo!  Here are a few great reading suggesstions:   I get asked about how to figure out one’s life purpose and find the work you love A LOT, being a resume writer & coach. Though there are MANY books on the subject, these are my personal fav’s hands down!   Job/Career/Find Your Passion book picks: I Could Do Anything if I Only Knew What it Was – Barbara Sher   Making a Living Without a Job – Barbara Winter (I know, doesn’t sound like a book for job seekers!  But Read More





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Sing, sing a heartsong . . .

  A lot of clients talk to me about figuring out their “passion” or “life purpose” when we talk about their work & career lives, and the assumption I think is that those things are synonymous – purpose & our job.  Yes, sometimes.  But no, not always. Since there are many inspirational posts and quotes done with pretty graphics floating around the web, this conversation happens a lot on the Resume Confidence Facebook page.  And it’s an intriguing, sometimes befuddling, and sometimes inspiring topic, no doubt.  And I definitely believe in finding (or I tend to think it’s a remembering) Read More





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Keep Competitive – Keep Your Skills Updated

  “In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”  ~ Eric Hoffer How many of you that are currently employed are taking advantage of Continuing Education opportunities that may exist in your workplace? Have you asked?   Even if programs aren’t offered by your company directly from Training or HR departments, sometimes you can convince your boss to invest in sending you to a class, workshop, or conference IF you can outline the measureable benefits doing so will bring to your job performance and optimally, the Read More