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As we head into the new year, you might be asking yourself how you can get unstuck and take purposeful action toward your career goals. One helpful strategy to make this happen is to harness the power of manifestation journaling.
It’s normal to feel sad, mad, or scared after getting rejected for a job, particularly if you’ve been on the hunt for a while. How do you gracefully handle job disappointment? Are there mistakes to avoid after getting rejected from a dream position? In this article, I share intentional steps you can take after getting turned down for a job, as well as missteps to avoid as you prepare to look for your next role.
As an interview coach, job seekers often ask me for the best strategies and techniques to prepare for infamous curveball questions. In this article, I share sample outside-the-box questions, strategies to effectively answer them, and missteps to avoid.
Whether to include a cover letter alongside your resume is arguably one of the greatest debates in the recruiting space. There’s no single right answer when it comes to this age-old question. Yet if you do decide to submit a cover letter, there are several mistakes you want to avoid making.
Job seekers often ask me how to add their resume to their LinkedIn profile. While you might be tempted to copy and paste your resume content into your profile, I caution against it. Here are four reasons to reconsider inserting your resume content into your profile.
Although starting a new job can be incredibly exciting, it can also bring feelings of apprehension as you decide where to prioritize during your first 90 days. In this article, I share four areas to consider prioritizing.
“Why do recruiters ghost?” is a question you’ve likely thought about if you’re searching for a new job, and you’re not alone. Job seekers frequently reach out to me frustrated as to why they haven’t heard back from a recruiter after submitting an application or going on an interview. In this article, I share four explanations as to why recruiters ghost job applicants in the hopes it removes some of the sting of not hearing back.
If you’re on the search for a new job, the concept of “professional networking” is likely to arise, but for many of us, the idea of reaching out to people and asking for help with a search can feel intimidating, particularly if you’re an introvert. What strategies are available to make networking more enjoyable if you’re an introvert? Let’s dive in and find out.
Few people find the process of writing their resumes enjoyable. Yet learning how to effectively write your resume is necessary to land a role in today’s modern job market, so it’s helpful to make the process as stress-free as possible, or perhaps even derive a little enjoyment from it. If you find the process of writing your resume writing challenging, give these strategies a try.
If you landed a new position recently and want to announce it on social media, you’re in the right spot. In this article, I share how to announce a new job on LinkedIn, what to consider before you hit the publish button, and a sample LinkedIn post.