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What Message Does Your Resume Give?

Your resume is not just a list of work experiences and things you’ve learned over the years. Your resume should tell other things about you as well. Unfortunately, if you are not careful, your resume can provide an inaccurate picture of who you are and keep you from great opportunities. Be sure of the message [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

Are You Employable?

I don’t have to tell you that things have changed since the days when people could obtain a position offering a good living and benefits without much education. I live in Michigan where the auto industry has always had an impact on our way of life. You will be hard pressed to find anyone here [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Career Coching, career management, Employment, Job Search|0 Comments

6 Ways To Get Experience When You Have None

I’ve worked with people seeking employment for the last eight years. As you might imagine, I’ve encountered my fair share of frustrated people. One of the most common complaints is how to obtain entry-level experience in a field where positions require 2-3 years of experience. This can be a very frustrating conundrum indeed. Here’s a [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search|0 Comments

Is It Time To Leave Your Job?

We have all probably had a job that we hated going to everyday. But how do you know when it’s time to look for something else? Here are 5 signs it may be time to for a change. Your Values Don’t Align – When the company’s culture doesn’t align with your values, it’s definitely time [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

How To Take Desperation Out of Your Job Search

Shockingly, a common theme I see when speaking to many people looking for employment is desperation. It’s not unusual to hear “I don’t really have a preference; I just want a job”. They may have begun their search with an idea of the types of activities they wanted to do on a regular basis, or [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

Career Coaching: A Life Changing Experience

Career coaching is defined by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as “partnering” with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” The key is the focus is on empowering the client to get the most out of their personal and professional potential. This requires that the [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search|2 Comments

What Drives You?

Darius Harris MS, CPRW Owner Career SkyRocket LLC| Certified Professional Resume Writer| Career Coach Edit postView stats What Drives You? What drives you is very important to your career. Are you driven to help people? Do you like to teach? Maybe you love to create, or enjoy writing. Defining the source of where your energy [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

Finding the Perfect Job For You

Have you ever been in the midst of an active job search, but couldn’t find a good match for what you were looking for? Perhaps you’re seeking mid-level to executive positions, demanding a higher salary, or the market in your area seems to be dried up. Sometimes it can be as simple as you just [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Helping Clients Is So Personal To Me

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 [...]

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

The Power of An Effective Job Search

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 [...]

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