Kristi A. – Recruiter, Williamsburg, VA

I was in need of assistance in revamping my resume. I searched for some time for the right person and I came across Jeannine through LinkedIn. After talking with her, I knew she was the right fit for me. Jeannine took the time to learn about me and what I was looking for in my next role. She asked probing questions that dug into not only my previous experience but also into what a dream job meant to me....

Tyler S. – Communication & Education Expert, Chesapeake, VA

"Jeannine is a wizard at creating resumes. I retired from the Navy 9 years ago and had trouble developing my resume to highlight my strengths. She took the time to review what I presented and was able to help rebrand me. I am ecstatic at her ability to tell my story. She is an amazing storyteller and I am more confident that I am going to land the right position because her resume is going to open doors that...

Conrad F. – IT Professional/DEV-SEC-OPS, Washington, D.C.

"The thing I really appreciated about Jeannine, in addition to her superb creativity and skills, was her ability to truly "listen" to my needs, interpret them, use her resourcefulness in creating multiple options (mockups) to choose from, and finish it up with excellent results! It was very evident that Jeannine truly cares for each client individually and loves her tradecraft. Moreover, I found Jeannine to be very patient and flexible while I was deciding on the best option to...

Kelly H. – US Army JAG Retired, Seattle, WA

"I have known Jeannine for years and have seen the way she cares for her clients; always educating and motivating them how to put their best foot forward. So, when I needed career coaching for my transition from a military career to the private sector, she was my first choice. In coaching me, she has been invaluable by teaching me to translate my military experience into private-sector vernacular and being a sounding board as I discuss the options for...

Michelle J. – Author, Virginia Beach, VA

Through the guidance and mentoring of Dr. Jeannine Bennett, I went from being a stay at home mom wishing I had a career to being a published author. Dr. Bennett's belief in my abilities set me on a path of writing my memoir, a dream I thought would never come true! She walked me through every aspect of the writing world and continues to teach and advise. My memoir is a bestseller on Amazon because of all the hard work...

Two Fears to Overcome

Two Fears You Need to Work on to be a Successful Author To be a successful author, there are two fears you need to conquer. Before I jump into what those fears are, let me talk about success.  If you do a quick Internet search, you will surely see success defined in several ways. As an author, success to me is about achieving the desired goal. Today, the desired goal is to make a living writing several books a year. Initially, success...

Writing a Book

So, You Want to Write a Book As a recently published author, I know what it feels like to have the desire to write a book but not know where to start. I envisioned writing a book for years but couldn’t seem to make it happen. I can recall dedicated times sitting in a chair staring at a computer determined to crank out even one paragraph. Hours seemed to creep by slowly with no words to fill the screen. I would start then stop, start...

A Referral is your Ticket to a New Job

The other day a person asked why I always say referrals are better than submitting online applications. Referrals are your ticket to a new job! The biggest reason – Employers love them! Why do employers love job referrals? How about I give you eight reasons! Eight Reasons Referrals Rock According to Kristina Martic, there are eight really big reasons why you should get a referral when applying to a company of interest. Employee referrals: have the highest ROI reduce time to hire reduce cost...

Networking Effectively

As a result of the pandemic, people have been asking how they can effectively network when no real face-to-face events are occurring. Below are 10 tips to help you network effectively using LinkedIn. ☑ Tip 1: Host a Virtual Meetup Start by reaching out to some of your LinkedIn several contacts using an online service like Zoom, Skype, etc. There is no need to present on anything, just focus on bringing people together. Format: Similar to face-to-face meetups where you ask each...

Fabric Face Masks

It is easy to make a reversible, cloth face mask! Watch Melanie as she takes you step-by-step through the process of making a reversible fabric face mask in this easy to follow How-To video. WHAT YOU NEED: Sewing Machine Fabric Fabric Scissors Pinking Sheers Elastic Marking Chalk Embroidery Needle or Other Tool (to thread elastic)   Note: Janome Graceful is a very basic machine, while the Janome DC1050 is more advanced. FACE MASK TEMPLATE: One of the most important items need to make a face mask...