How to Use the Pomodoro Technique for your Job Search

Pomodoro technique

It’s easy to get distracted when conducting an active job search. After all, it is hard work and can be very stressful, especially if you are now working from home. There is always something pulling your focus, like a load of laundry or dishes to wash. There are many time management systems to increase productivity … Continued

4 Ways to Help You Find a New Job and Relocate

4 Ways to Help You Find a New Job and Relocate

As a professional resume writer and coach, I have worked with many people who want to relocate for their careers. It can be hard to find a job in a new place, but millions of people do successfully relocate every year, even during COVID-19. Here are 4 ways you can find a new job and … Continued

What Have I Taught You in My First 100 Blogs?

100 blogs

I can’t believe that I’ve been writing these blogs since 2017! I’m certainly not lacking in subject matter, as I have been helping people get jobs for 20 years. So, I have a lot to say about job search and other career-related topics! I have one aim with these blogs: to help you land a … Continued

3 Reasons Why Jobs Are Only Posted for a Couple of Days

Job posting

Have you ever found an interesting online job posting, took a couple of days to respond, and by the time you did, poof, it was gone? Yikes! It can be frustrating! How could that happen that fast? There are a couple of primary reasons why a job posting can disappear quickly: 1) The company might … Continued

The Importance of “Act as If” for a Job Search

The Importance of “Act as If” for a Job Search

Right now, COVID-19 is impacting every part of our economy. Some industries are doing very well; others are just trying to stay afloat. It’s the same situation at home, as child care is currently a significant issue for parents. And nobody knows when this situation might get better. So, as a coach and a resume … Continued

Does Your Personality Match Your Job?

Personality match your job

Many times, a success story involves someone changing careers or finding a new job. But success can also be measured by someone simply making a good career decision in the first place. One time, I was at my dermatologist’s office. I am always curious and regularly ask people how it is that they went into … Continued

Top Two Ways to Focus your Job Search

Focus your job search

If you Google, “how to stay focused on your job search,” you will find lots of different suggestions. It is not a new concept. But you want answers that go beyond the cliché responses. Your lack of motivation and focus can be divided into two categories. Here are two ways to focus your job search: … 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