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How To Optimize Your Resume For ATS

If I were to give my wife a Butterfinger candy bar and a bunch of weeds for flowers, she probably wouldn’t be very happy with my gift. She loves white truffles and blue hydrangeas; if I gave her these instead she would undoubtedly be overjoyed. Everyone wants someone that knows them personally and takes the extra time [...]

By | March 24th, 2016|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

I’m Getting Interviews But No Job Offers

Being invited to participate in any event makes us feel special—receiving an invite to a job interview is no different, most feel excited by the possibility of a new opportunity. But what happens if you’ve been on multiple interviews and are not receiving any job offers? Reoccurring disappointments have the potential to turn your excitement [...]

By | September 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I Don’t Have Any Accomplishments For My Resume: I Just Did My Job.

The hardest part of producing great resumes for clients is pulling out the details about great things they did on their jobs. About 98% of resumes I receive for review are completely task oriented and not focused on highlighting the person’s accomplishments. Highlighting what you do well is very important to not just having a [...]

By | August 13th, 2015|Resume|0 Comments

7 Reason Why You Might Not Have The Job You Want

I’ve had the pleasure of working with some great people who have enlisted me to assist them in finding either employment or a promotion. Most times there are common themes that prevented these individuals from getting what they wanted. Below you will find the most common themes amongst these people as it relates to finding [...]

By | August 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employers say apply online and leave us alone, but will this really get your foot in the door?

I am old enough to remember when you could walk into a place of business, apply for a job, ask to speak with a manager, and actually speak to them directly about the open position. When I was a kid I was actually interviewed and hired for a job that I walked in and applied [...]

By | October 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Role Of A Career Coach

I like to compare a career coach to a basketball coach. Basketball coaches motivate, teach, push, give advice, recognize strengths and weaknesses hold players accountable, and ultimately get the best out of their players. Career coaches do very similar things with those who they are charged with serving. I don’t take a “cookie cutter” approach [...]

By | July 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips for Introverts to Overcome the Fear of Networking

I have the pleasure of working with clients from a multitude of industries, all with their own unique personality types. Some of my clients have expressed to me that they are naturally introverted and believe that when they are interviewing, networking, or contacting employers, they come across as shy or not as confident as they [...]

By | February 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments