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 …

Believing More

I was working as the head of IT Infrastructure at a medium size medical device company. Everything was going great. I had an awesome team and great coworkers. This all changed when the company was acquired. About six months after the acquisition, I started looking for new opportunities and found a great one. I wanted to take some time off …

Hope in Transition

Work shapes so much of life, and yet it can be difficult to think about, confusing to develop a good perspective on, and scary to search for a great fit throughout different seasons. Why is this thing we were made for so hard to understand, find joy in, and accomplish faithfully? After graduating from college, I found myself in circumstances …

When Bad Becomes Good: Finding Meaning in the “Negative’ Events

We continue to see stories regarding the fallout caused by COVID-19. Children are out of school. Patrons are forgoing restaurants and are flooding grocery stores. Toilet paper is bought at alarming rates. Millions have been ordered to shelter-in-place. Despite so much uncertainty and with lives indefinitely upended, people and communities have been coming together to support one another. There are …

Get Noticed. Get Hired. Here’s How.

Much has been written about the hiring process taking longer than ever. It’s not unusual to see qualified, smart people unemployed for many months. The purpose of this article isn’t to lament issues created by Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), or broken recruiting processes, it’s to teach you to smash those barriers to bits. Engage with the company you’re targeting. Here’s how. …

The Tech To Get For Your Career!

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We all go through a career transition.  It may not look or feel the same for all of us; however, one thing is true: You will use technology during the time of transition, no matter if you are a technology novice or know-it-all.  In this post, I share three phone apps and computer programs. In my personal experience, these technologies …