Top Tips:  Tip #1 – Don’t let your network forget!

As we enter into February, we are planning to share some of our Ministry Partner’s “Top Tips” for the unemployed or unfulfilled.  If you’re like many people who find themselves in one of those categories, you’ve probably learned there are a vast array of resources available to support you.  But, the unfortunate offset to “vast array of resources” is many …

Which way do I go? Get a Guide!

Have you ever visited a new city, state, or country and had the benefit of being led by a Guide?  I’ve enjoyed that benefit…and particularly when contrasted to my past self-exploration mistakes, the Guide not only saved me a significant amount of time, my experience with them increased my appreciation for the location I was visiting!   Getting Advice Your …

Think Strategic Partnerships in Your Job Search

A recently published article on Forbes.com highlighted advice and guidance from experienced LinkedIn career experts. One executive recruiter shared, “Always be connecting and networking 365 days a year—not solely when you are looking for a new job. Being curious about others will help you do this naturally.” And that wasn’t the only strong admonition that came from the article regarding …

Crossroads Career Chat Upgrade in 2023

Career guidance can be a valuable resource for job seekers as they navigate the often-complex process of finding a job. With the right guidance and support, job seekers can identify their strengths and interests, discover new career opportunities, and develop the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in their chosen field. At Crossroads we have a few ways to do …

Disconnected?  Get Reconnected!

Last night I enjoyed the wonderful opportunity to get reconnected with some friends I hadn’t spoken with in over 5 years. You know that kind of conversation?  Great people you’d like to stay in touch with, but it just hasn’t seemed to work out that way. But within 2 minutes, you feel like you’re reconnected as if you had spoken …

2022 Blessings with 2023 Expectations

As Crossroads Career closes out 2022, Psalms 98:1 resonates with me, “Sing the Lord a new song, for He has done marvelous things….”   And so many things…some planned, but many unforeseen through our human goal-setting and prioritization process!  Grateful for THAT! If you’re like me looking back at 2022, many things were accomplished and yet there are so many …

The Gifts of Crossroads Career: 5 Ways to Get Support in Your Job Search

Don’t Go It Alone. Get Help in Your Job Search. The New York Times published an article in 2019 titled How to Deal with Job Search Depression.” The writer states that “Looking for a new job but having zero luck getting hired can be, to put it lightly, incredibly demoralizing.” And this can be devastating to both the job search …

Gifts from Crossroads Career:  Replace what’s been lost

What is the number one thing I’ve seen people lose during a job transition?   This question, along with many others, are just part of what Crossroads Career is here to answer.  Keep reading, and I’ll get to the answer!  🙂 In the YouVersion Bible app, for the year 2022, they reported that the Bible verse most highlighted and shared through …

The Gifts from Crossroads Career: Hope and Encouragement

It was 2020, the pandemic was in full swing and unemployment had hit its all-time high in years. Unfortunately my husband and I experienced this when we both lost our jobs. After months and months of searching, struggling and praying, we came across a posting for an unemployment group offered through our church. Without hesitation, we both signed up. Little …