We’ve all done it, that pep-talk in the car before you go into an interview. Why not make your car-talk a positive and effective one? Start when you leave the house, get serious about it when you arrive and park, and finish up as you’re walking into the building. Be prepared. This is a must […]
Networking can be difficult enough, but directly asking your network contacts for help can be daunting even for extroverts! Here’s a few tips on how to ask your contacts for help, and how to ensure you keep building on these valuable relationships for years (and job searches) to come! Put your request in the subject […]
When the weather gets warmer, the flowers begin to bloom, and the soft breezes blow, many of us open our windows and roll up our sleeves (or call a housecleaning service to roll up their sleeves) to clean away a year’s worth of dust and debris from our homes. Starting a fresh new season and […]
Social media management is one of your best tools for career growth. Many of my colleagues focus on LinkedIn as the primary social media platform for job seekers, and it is important. Making use of these top tweeting strategies can extend your social media presence beyond traditional business boundaries and get you noticed. You never […]
How can you prepare for a job interview well enough that you have the holy grail, a no-blank interview where you answer every question without a single blank, frozen silence? Practice and perspective! Practice Rehearse your elevator pitch. Practice introducing yourself and mentioning the characteristics that make you a great match for the job. Research. […]
Networking is an important part of managing your career, but there are some common mistakes to avoid. Here is a brief list of the networking no-no’s that can undermine your efforts to connect and grow your career. Confusing networking with a sales opportunity. You’re there to build connections that will last a career, not sell […]
Why Santa Claus updates his resume every year, even though he’s not actively looking for a new job – at least we hope not!
What makes my resume and coaching services different from others? It’s a deep dive, not a snorkel!
Use keywords to unlock the ATS (Applicant Tracking System) and use your resume to get matched to your dream job!
Warm wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving to my clients, colleagues, and friends in the U.S.! This is the perfect time of year for a simple reminder that giving thanks isn’t just for holidays full of family, friends, and comfort food! It’s important to convey gratitude for those opportunities and favours offered to us by hiring […]