JOB SEARCH BLOG

JOB SEARCH BLOG

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Kyle

If your answer is “yes,” grab a soy, sugar-free vanilla latte and keep scrolling to read my job search blog and latest career tips.

But first, let me quickly introduce myself. I’m Dr. Kyle Elliott, an award-winning career coach and job search expert. I created this blog to share free advice on job searching, resumes, cover letters, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation, and more.

When you’re ready, click here to learn how I help Silicon Valley’s top talent get unstuck, own their fabulousness, and achieve what they never imagined was possible.

7 Ways To Manage Anxiety When Starting A New Job

While starting a new job is incredibly exciting, the change can also trigger feelings of anxiety and nervousness. Fortunately, there are strategies you can deploy to mitigate new job nervousness and cope with career anxiety. In this article, I share 7 techniques you can use to manage anxiety when starting a new role.

7 Ways To Manage Anxiety When Starting A New Job

How To Ask For Feedback After Job Rejection (With Example)

Many job seekers reach out to me confused as to why recruiters won’t provide feedback after rejecting them for a position. The frustration is understandable, especially if you spent considerable time applying for the role and navigating multiple rounds of interviews, only to be denied your dream job. In this article, I share when and how to ask for feedback after a job rejection, then dive into the top reasons recruiters don’t offer feedback.

How To Ask For Feedback After Job Rejection With Example

How To Leave Work At Work: 10 Proven Strategies To Relax

The current hustle culture has many people working long hours and seemingly prioritizing productivity above everything else. And if you do decide to disconnect from work, it can feel difficult to truly unplug and enjoy your downtime. Here are 10 techniques to help you leave work at work and really enjoy your time off, many of which were inspired by my own coaching clients.

How To Leave Work At Work Proven Strategies To Relax

How To Prepare For An Executive Interview: A Comprehensive Guide

The interview process for an executive-level role is often far more complex and lengthy than that for a traditional role. Consequently, your preparation will require more consideration and nuance. In this comprehensive guide, I share how to prepare for an executive interview, common executive interview questions, questions to ask at the end of your interview, and what to include in your thank you email.

How To Prepare For An Executive Interview A Comprehensive Guide

What To Do When You Feel Stuck In Your Career

There are few situations more frustrating than feeling stuck in your career. What should you do if you find yourself in this situation? Are there any strategies you can deploy to gain clarity on moving forward? In this article, I share six strategies worth trying if you’re feeling stuck in your career.

What To Do When You Feel Stuck In Your Career

How To Write An Executive Resume

If you’re writing or updating your resume, you’ll find a plethora of articles on the topic. However, few pieces cater to the specific needs of executives with lengthy careers and impressive accolades. Consequently, as a career coach specializing in senior managers and executives, I frequently get asked questions about the nuances of writing an executive resume. In this article, I share seven tips to write an effective executive resume.

How To Write An Executive Resume

When To Negotiate Your Salary (And When Not To)

Negotiating a salary offer can be intimidating. Yet doing so can pay dividends. When does it make sense to negotiate your salary, and when might you want to accept the first offer you receive from a prospective employer? In this article, I break down four prerequisites for salary negotiation, as well as three times you will want to skip it.

When To Negotiate Your Salary And When Not To

How To Manage Career Anxiety

It’s normal to experience stress or anxiety about your career from time to time. Unfortunately, career anxiety can sometimes become too much to handle. So how do you effectively manage career anxiety? When should you seek out professional help? Here are 10 strategies to effectively cope with anxiety in your career.

8 Ways To Celebrate Landing A New Job

As a career coach, “How will you celebrate?” is one of the first questions I ask clients after they share that they have landed a new job. In this article, I share eight ways to celebrate after giving your two weeks' notice, many of which were inspired by my own coaching clients after they landed jobs they loved.

8 Ways To Celebrate Landing A New Job