You may personally have memories of taking an assessment in high school and being told that you’d make a good funeral director, salesman, scientist, or any number of other professions for which you had no interest! Despite a similar negative experience with a career assessment — or no experience at all — you may be… [Read More]
There are two paths to achieving “career clarity” — otherwise known as a crystal clear job target. The first is through self-exploration. There are numerous online resources you can use to identify what you want in your next job — or your next career. The second is to enlist the assistance of a professional. You… [Read More]
When you were a child, you probably were asked this question quite often: What do you want to be when you grow up? As you got older, you were expected to know the answer. But with the number of career changes in the average jobseeker’s life, you might find yourself wondering again: What does the… [Read More]
In September 2016, LinkedIn announced a redesign of its desktop (non-app) user interface. The announcement noted, “This is the largest redesign since LinkedIn’s inception.” The design update is expected to bring the desktop experience closer to what users of the LinkedIn mobile app are used to seeing. More important than how LinkedIn will look once… [Read More]
“10 Simple Things To Help Me Help You” When you make the decision to hire a professional résumé writer, you’re not only investing your time and money, but you’re also entrusting me to articulate your personal brand and shape how you’ll position yourself in your job search. I take this responsibility very seriously, and am… [Read More]
Self-improvement, or at least the desire for it, is a shared American hobby. It’s why so many of us—some estimates say 45% of Americans or about 140 million people—make New Year’s resolutions. Have you ever wondered why people don’t make May 1st resolutions? Or September 12th resolutions? Why it is always at the beginning of… [Read More]
In order to get to the top, having a solid foundation and footing is key. This video talks about 3 useful, yet often overlooked, things that a young person can do to help themselves out for later on in the job search.
Growing up in Michigan, our family, like most others, had holiday traditions. My mother was born on Christmas Eve, therefore my younger siblings and I thought it was only appropriate that we too should receive a gift on December 24th. Every year, the giddiness of opening gifts never subsided. It didn’t matter whether it was… [Read More]
If you have ever wondered why you should use a professional résumé writer, the next three minutes could change your life.
Think back to a time when life was simple; no bills, no responsibilities, no cares in the world. If you’re like me, you probably thought back to when you were in high school, a mere 16-year-old. The biggest thing you had to worry about was getting your homework done and when curfew was. Then, one… [Read More]