Companies Still Hiring

With millions of Americans filing for unemployment last week, it may be a surprise to you that many companies are still hiring right now – some are even hiring more than they were pre-pandemic!  Let’s explore some of the companies that are still hiring.  Communication and Distance-Meeting Companies  Zoom, Slack, and Microsoft are all hiring right now in efforts to keep up with the surge in online meetings and schooling.  Childcare  With many working parents now faced with finding childcare as children are out...

Objectives and Goals

You may think that objectives and goals are different words for the same concept, but there is a distinct difference.   Goals include your primary ideal outcome, and they tend to be broader in scope, and not specific in action planning.  Like goals, objectives are also results that you aim to achieve, but they encompass the strategies that you'll use to reach your broader goals. Objectives take into account the resources that you have at your disposal, add a time-specific element, and...

Determine Your Worth

This month at Vision to Purpose, we’re talking all about knowing your worth, and I can’t stress enough how important of a topic this is. There are so many lies and opinions out there that shape our sense of self-worth, and I’m here to tell you which voices you should ignore, and to which you should listen. WHO Does Not Determine Your Worth Before I tell you who determines your worth, I’d like to take a moment to list who does...

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...

Mindset & Job Search

Mindset Is an Important Part of Getting a Job I'll be the first to admit that many factors are entirely out of our control when it comes to the job search. Instead of discussing things we can't change, I want to discuss something that is completely within your control – your MINDSET. Positive vs. Negative Mindset Your mindset is the lens through which you see the world. When you have a positive mindset, you tend to react to situations positively and are...

Work & COVID-19

How to Successfully Transition to Working from Home during COVID-19 Work and COVID19? The current global pandemic of COVID19 is something most of us have never seen the likes of before in our lives. This situation brings with it fear, anxiety, and a healthy dose of cabin fever. Many of us are working from home for the first time. Adding to that already stressful transition, many of us have children home from school and spouses working from home also. While we're...

Rearview Mirror?

Are You Living in the Rearview Mirror? This month at Vision to Purpose, we’re focusing on personal growth. Many wise people before us have observed that personal growth requires self-reflection. Self-reflection allows us to observe and analyze how we’ve done in past situations. However, we’ve noticed that self-reflection can all too easily turn into an unhealthy dwelling on the past. Today, we ask you, “Are you living in the rearview mirror?” meaning, are you focusing so hard on your past that...

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...

Career You Want

Getting the Career You Want Takes Focus We’ve all seen the type of person who sets their mind to an incredible career goal and does it-just like that. They just DO the thing they set out to do, and their career flourishes. Meanwhile, we’re juggling 1,000 different things that all seem equally important, while our dream career waits off in the distance, seemingly unreachable. It’s not a big surprise that success takes focus, so why is it so difficult to have the...

Prepare for Change

3 Things You Must Do to Prepare for a Career Change If you do a quick Google search for "How to prepare for a career change," you'll come up with over 580 million results. That's a lot of advice! So what can I tell you that you haven't heard before? Read on. But first, let's quickly cover the basics. Covering the Basics Maybe you are just now realizing that it's time for a career change – ANY change – but you don't know...