Multiple Jobs?

Is Applying for Multiple Positions at the Same Company a Good Idea or a Bad One? As a career coach, I always cringe when I hear a client is applying for multiple jobs within the same company. Apparently, I am not alone. In a recent article by Lindsay Tigar, Recruiters reveal the qualities that are an instant ‘no’, this very topic was discussed.  According to Lindsay, job seekers applying for several open positions in hopes of increasing their odds of getting...

Stand Out

Tips to Help YOU Stand Out from the Competition! Whether you realize it or not you are constantly in competition with others. Don’t believe me? Here are some examples of what I mean: Job Search: If you are searching for a job, you are competing with others for the same potential job openings. According to Monster.com, 29 resumes are uploaded to their site every minute. If I did the math correctly, that is more than 15 million people a year who...

LinkedIn Profile

How to Drive People to YOUR LinkedIn Profile Do you ever feel like your LinkedIn profile is an undiscovered island just waiting for visitors to arrive, but they never do? Well, I have good news for you my friend, below are four tips to help you change that scenario today! Are you ready? Let's do this! Keyword Optimization: As you know, LinkedIn is a professional site where people are looking for people just like YOU; however, they don't know you or...

LinkedIn URL Update

Finding & Changing YOUR LinkedIn Profile URL Did you know that YOUR LinkedIn profile has a web address that you can share with others? The web address also referred to as your URL is typically displayed as follows:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/firstname-lastname-b430325/ *Numbers are unique to you and can be changed as well. To find your profile's web address follow the guidance below.  Here is my profile as an example. Click the Me icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage and then click View...

What’s YOUR Word?

New Year's Resolution: What's YOUR Word? With the New Year right around the corner I, like you, start planning out what I want to accomplish in 2018.  However, I do not start with a laundry list of resolutions. No, instead, I start with a word.  Yes, just one word to get me through the entire year.  Some of you may recall the blog article I wrote last year called, “New Year's Resolutions: One Word NOT a List.”  Last year, I...

Holiday Job Search

Don’t Put YOUR Job Search on Hold During the Holidays! Top 5 Reasons Why Doing So is a BAD Idea! The thought of taking a break from your job search sounds appealing especially since it is becoming more difficult to set aside dedicated time for the task.  The holiday season is in full swing and I know, it is becoming more challenging for you to juggle tasks both at home and at work. At this point, all you can think...

STUCK in a Job?

Life is Too Short to Feel STUCK in a Job! Four (4) Tips to Help YOU Get UNSTUCK Today! Life is too short to feel trapped or, STUCK, as I like to say.  No one is immune to such a feeling. In fact, it is normal to go through a season in life when things just do not feel quite right.  Take a moment to think about it. Have you ever felt like you just can’t move forward no matter...