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...

COVID19 and Your Future

COVID19 and Your Future: Where Will You Be 30-60-90-120 Days From Now? Do you have extra time right now? Being in lockdown as a result of COVID19 can certainly feel strange, and the temptation to binge on Netflix is compelling. But don't forget about your future. Where will you be 30-60-90-120 days from now? COVID 19 and Your Future What will your career reality be when the world starts up again? Will your career come back strong, or will you find yourself struggling...

Easier is Not Better

Easier is Not Always Better When It Comes to Finding a Job! Online Job Search: How many of you have applied for a job online? There is no doubt that the Internet has made it easy and convenient to apply to several jobs at one time. However, easy is not always better. Did you know that Monster.com proudly promotes that they receive 29 resumes a minute? You can see their stat here: https://www.monster.com/about/. I am not a mathematician, but I do know...

Failing Resume

Most Common Reasons Your Resume is Failing You In today’s modern job market, designing a resume that sets you apart from the competition is a must. Clients tell me they sent out 100s of resumes and receive no callbacks; they are genuinely perplexed and discouraged. Friends, just like technology has changed the way we work, it has also changed how we apply for jobs. The only way to get noticed is to create a resume using proven methods that ensure your...

Career Coach

You Might Need a Career Coach If... YOU MIGHT NEED A CAREER COACH IF... … You are struggling to get noticed in today’s job market. … You are going through a career change or transition. … You are dealing with personal or family issues that are impacting your job search. … You need career marketing and job search management assistance. … You need help with the interview or salary negotiation process. … You just don’t understand the job search process anymore. MODERN JOB SEARCH The modern job search...

Career Change

Make a Career Change in 7 Easy Steps Humans are creatures of habit, but when it comes to our careers, repetition of “the daily grind” can leave us feeling uninspired and stagnant. Throughout our lifetimes, we continuously grow and evolve, acquiring various skills or honing natural talents. You might find that, as you expand and better yourself, you need to also seek other career paths that will allow you to prosper. Whether you are looking to transfer to a different...

Erich D. – USN CAPT/RET – Ithaca, New York

Jeannine is a phenomenal coach and valuable member of the team! I enjoyed working with Dr. Bennett for several years and multiple assignments launching new business ventures in the Indo-Asian-Pacific theater, working complex issues and solving dynamic and challenging problems on a global operational scale. A brilliant communicator, she brings diverse experience, uncompromising integrity, and verve to any organization. Undoubtedly a person I sought out in my transition for her wisdom, clarity, and consultation. Thank you, Jeannine, for your...

Stop Procrastinating

5 Easy Tips for Curbing Procrastination Procrastination Procrastination is an insidious energy drain that will keep you from completing the goals you set for yourself. Are you dreaming about owning your own business? Maybe you want to find a more rewarding job for the New Year? Or are you thinking 2019 will be the year you finally write that novel you’ve been plotting in your mind? Thinking “I have plenty of time. No need to start now” or “I don’t know...