17 01, 2017

My Career Advice To Young People

By | January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The career advice I received when I was younger was not very good at all. The message was basically “go to college, get a job, and you will have a happy life and career”. Fortunately, I found my path and I am happy with my career; but with better guidance I would have reached my goals much [...]

8 12, 2016

What Message Does Your Resume Give?

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

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 [...]

30 11, 2016

Are You Employable?

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

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 [...]

21 10, 2016

How To Spot The Imposter Resume Writer/Career Coach

By | October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I often speak to people who have worked with self-proclaimed Resume Writers and Career Coaches. They usually say they are not happy with the services they were provided but just wanted to mention that they did pay for a resume or career coaching. I feel compelled to apologize since as a Certified Professional Resume Writer [...]

5 10, 2016

Your Thoughts Determine Your Destiny

By | October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“I’m not good enough” “No one will ever give me a chance” “All we do is work, weekends are way too short” Do these sound like statements you have mad lately? No matter what negative things come out of your mouth, before you say them, they first occur in your mind. I didn’t realize just [...]

22 09, 2016

6 Ways To Get Experience When You Have None

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

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 [...]

15 09, 2016

Do You Own Your Career?

By | September 15th, 2016|Career Coching, Job Search|0 Comments

Long boring days, lack of challenges, uninspired, don’t know the next steps? Does this sound like your work week?  If it does, then it’s time that you take ownership of your career. According to a  report by the Conference Board, a New York-based nonprofit research group, 52.3% of Americans reported being unhappy at work. The [...]

8 09, 2016

Ways Your Job Can Help & Hurt Your Business

By | September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I’ve met many people who work a full-time job while also maintaining a business on the side. Most of these individuals have dreams of turning their side business into a full-time endeavor. Unfortunately, in many cases, a consistent income is needed to provide for themselves and their families, so quitting their job is out of [...]

2 08, 2016

Is It Time To Leave Your Job?

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

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 [...]

16 06, 2016

How To Take Desperation Out of Your Job Search

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

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 [...]