Were There Red Flags in Your Interview with a Company?

Have you ever left an interview with a feeling that something was not quite right? For the last 20 years, starting as a recruiter and now as a coach and resume writer, I have coached hundreds of people to get ready for their interviews, and then heard back with stories about what happened. These stories … Continued

Do You “Have Your Act Together” to Start Your Job Search?

Start a job search

Have you ever heard the expression “getting your act together?” Do you know how to get your act together when it comes to starting a job search? It was originally from Hollywood, but the concept can be a useful one for your job search. You need to mentally, emotionally, and physically make a clean break … Continued

Do You Have an Avocation AND a Vocation?

Avocation and a vocation

When job hunting, what we do in our spare time can be almost as important as what we do at work. Our careers and jobs can take up much of our life, but we always need some way to blow off some steam and enjoy ourselves. Our passions in life can say a lot about … Continued

Who Helped You Get Your Job? Have You Thanked Them?

Who helped you get your job? Have you thanked them?

You have gone through the entire job search process, and now you have your new job! Have you thanked anyone? What if you didn’t get the job? Did you still thank anyone? You would be surprised at how seldom help is acknowledged after a job search. There are many ways someone might have really made … Continued