Are you thankful…for you?

What are you thankful for?  As I started to reflect on this inevitable question through a Crossroads Career lens, I thought I would take a little different angle on how we might answer that question. Our Crossroads Career approach is grounded on love.  First, loving God completely.  Second, loving ourselves correctly, and third, loving others compassionately. So, this week, are …

First Job? Worst Job? Best Job?

Helping people explore their aptitudes is one of my favorite steps within the Crossroads Career methodology.  Almost every time I’m facilitating or coaching someone, I get to see people discover insights as they realize more clearly who God made them to be. Psalms 139:13-14 states, “For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb.  I praise You because …

5 Ways To Improve Your Job Search With Glassdoor

This month’s blog series is focusing on websites you can use as resources during a job search.  Today’s featured website (and mobile app) is Glassdoor. According to their website, “Unlike other job sites, all of this information is shared by those who know a company best — the employees.” They get their information by gathering anonymous data from current or …

The Super-Secret Strategy to Make the Right Connections on LinkedIn – Part Two

Make the Right Connections on LinkedIn One of the main components of the LinkedIn search engine algorithm are keywords. You want to create and utilize keywords that demonstrate that you are seeking to serve your clients, customers and companies that may employ you. Keywords are attractive and thought-provoking words or phrases that describe what you do best. They draw attention …

The Super-Secret Strategy to Make the Right Connections on LinkedIn – Part One

Have you ever wondered if creating and posting your profile on LinkedIn would be worth the time and effort? I have. Many of my coaching clients rarely have a LinkedIn profile they are happy with if they have one at all. The fact is you should have a profile. Once you have created one, this blog post will help you to make the right …

Is Your Resume Distinctive?

Picture this: You are the job candidate, and you’ve just entered my office. I am the hiring manager. As you came in, you noticed other people sitting in reception waiting to see someone. Based on their dress, demeanor, and some anxious looks, you’ve deduced that they are potentially competitors…other job candidates. As it turns out, you are correct – and …