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3 Examples of How Your Perception of Self Can Shape Your Career

3 Examples of How Your Perception of Self Can Shape Your Career

https://youtu.be/UCHKSD8Ki5o We all perceive ourselves in certain ways on a resume, but who we are as individuals can have a surprising impact on our careers.  Generally, I think there can be three to four years of lag time between how we perceived ourselves in...

3 Ways You Can Analyze the Verbs in a Job Posting

3 Ways You Can Analyze the Verbs in a Job Posting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0S50RyLPnY If you think a job posting looks interesting, how do you analyze it to confirm it will be a good fit for you? As a career and job search coach, I have a little trick that can help you figure that out. Have you ever tried...

3 Ways You Can Analyze Nouns in a Job Posting

3 Ways You Can Analyze Nouns in a Job Posting

https://youtu.be/71hd8-0Kv9s How do you decide if a job might be a good fit for you? Job descriptions are often written by people who aren't, well, professional writers. As such, they often lack information that you need to determine if it's a job that you should...

4 Reasons Why a Focused Job Search Will Be the Most Successful

4 Reasons Why a Focused Job Search Will Be the Most Successful

https://youtu.be/i_Vm5g0Kthw If you are starting an active job search, it’s always easier to know what type of job you want right from the start.  The key to a focused job search is to incorporate the things you value in your personal life to be part of your...

3 Ways Your Resume Can Help You Get a Job

3 Ways Your Resume Can Help You Get a Job

https://youtu.be/x7GGjrA6Ad0 Are you concerned that your current resume will not help you find a new job? You might feel that it lacks a writing strategy, details about your experience, accomplishments or doesn’t represent how you want to be perceived? The bottom line...

What Are 3 Things You Can Do Today About Your Career and Job Search?

What Are 3 Things You Can Do Today About Your Career and Job Search?

After more than 20 years of helping people find jobs and manage their careers, I know better than to underestimate the stress a job search can add to your life. https://youtu.be/ErDN_rTvOTk If you're currently unemployed, then you're likely going to be in financial...

What is a Professional Bio?

What is a Professional Bio?

https://youtu.be/B2UIgR1IW1g A professional bio (sometimes called executive bios) can be written for different purposes when a resume is not appropriate. Maybe you are looking for new clients or investors. Perhaps you are on the “leadership” team, so a company...

SUCCESS STORY – Transition from Executive to Consultant

SUCCESS STORY – Transition from Executive to Consultant

https://youtu.be/jUp0OxGblrM Do you love a single part of your current job but aren’t a big fan of your other responsibilities? This situation is a trap that many talented people find themselves in. Their current job might make good use of their talents and passion,...

What Can You Do with a Degree in Sociology?

What Can You Do with a Degree in Sociology?

https://youtu.be/B0PKmsn2bho A while back, I did career coaching with a young woman who just finished her college degree in sociology. Her parents were appalled because they believed she would not be able to get a job with that type of degree.  When we searched on...

Why the Resume Writing Process is Important

Why the Resume Writing Process is Important

https://youtu.be/s1mX_HumonA Almost everyone understands the value of having an excellent resume. It is a specific tool to help you find a new job! Whether you are writing your own or working with a professional resume writer, there is a process of getting to the...

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