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30 11, 2015

Top 4 Traits of Successful People

By | November 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’m inspired by people who’ve accomplished great things. Abolitionists, inventors, civil rights leaders, and great sports stars are amongst my favorites. I often wonder what traits set them apart; what is the deciding factor that takes someone from good to great? I find myself watching shows like ‘A Football Life’, ‘Great Inventions’, and biographies of [...]

25 11, 2015

The Not So Glamorous Side of Entrepreneurship

By | November 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As of May 2015, 15.5 million people in the U.S. were self-employed, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics—an increase of roughly 1 million since May 2014. That number is expected to keep growing at a steady rate. By 2020, a separate study estimates that more than 40% of the American workforce, or 60 million [...]

11 11, 2015

Pinpointing the Real Barriers To Employment

By | November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clients come to me with real problems, and most of them stem from not being able to find a job. It breaks my heart to listen to their stories and often times not being able to secure employment causes stress in other areas of their lives. The reasons for unemployment varies depending on each individual [...]

11 11, 2015

My Approach to Resume Writing

By | November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Non-Traditional I take a very non-traditional approach to resume writing. I’ve moved away from some of the archaic practices that many other professionals are still utilizing. For example, the resumes I create speak in 1st person as opposed to 3rd. By writing in 1st person, this allows my clients to sound like an actual human, [...]

11 11, 2015

What Should You Do While Waiting For Your Career Breakthrough?

By | November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

If you are anything like me, your career is a very important aspect of your life. I love seeing results, but I don’t always like the process of getting there. Like so many others, I want immediate results— unfortunately, things don’t usually work that way. You may be waiting for a promotion, the opportunity to [...]

19 10, 2015

Why Helping Clients Is So Personal To Me

By | October 19th, 2015|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

I’ve always been a helper by nature, and as a child I was inspired by people who dedicated their lives to helping others.  As I set off into the world I found that I especially loved helping people reach their career goals. I’ve always been driven to follow my passion, however, for years I struggled [...]

19 10, 2015

The Power of An Effective Job Search

By | October 19th, 2015|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

I like to think of a job search as a puzzle consisting of many important parts, and you must include each part of the puzzle if you are to land the job of your dreams. The puzzle should include all of the “pieces” shown below on the effective job search graph. The problem that I [...]

19 10, 2015

5 Signs You Are Not In the Right Career Field

By | October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I myself have had tons of jobs that I’ve hated. I always knew that cleaning hotel rooms and wearing a huge bounty hat while doing mall security just wasn’t for me. There are people all around the world that are not in the right field, but just in case you’re unsure whether or not you’re [...]

28 09, 2015

Avoid These Causes of Long-term Unemployment

By | September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I always feel really bad when I meet a person who is dealing with long-term unemployment, especially when the person really wants to work and are trying their best to find meaningful employment. The good thing is that I am often able to help these people find employment, and there is no greater joy than [...]

28 09, 2015

How Working with A Professional Resume Writer Can Help You Understand Your Brand

By | September 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Over the years I have had the privilege of helping many people create what I call an application package (Resume, Cover-Letter, and LinkedIn Profile). I didn’t realize it at first, but working with people in this endeavor really has a huge impact on people beginning to understand what it is that they  can bring to [...]