Grateful for Technology and Jobs

What role does technology play when it comes to your job search? For many people technology is used almost 100% in their job search. Job boards, LinkedIn, and even creating a resume is done on a computer or tablet. In this day and age it is (virtually :)) impossible to look for, apply or get your resume together without utilizing …

How To Write an Ineffective Resume

While the intent of a resume is to gain an interview, many of them are written in a way that doesn’t help that cause! If you’re determined to submit a resume that includes the most common problems, be sure to incorporate these…   Make the Reader Work to Understand your Role On average, a recruiter or hiring manager reviews a resume …

Marketing Yourself: Using LinkedIn to Partner with God in the Marketplace

LinkedIn is a vast universe of opportunity and has experienced rapid growth year over year since its launch in 2003. When I first began coaching professionals to use LinkedIn in 2013, there were 130 million people on the social media platform. As of today, there are over 850 million people in over 200 countries using LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a tremendous …

Marketing Yourself – Media

When you are seeking a new job or networking to enhance your opportunities, you should always put your best foot forward. One of the ways you can do this is through thinking through the elements of a: Complete Communication Package. Last week we talked about the elements of this package, which included identifying your Market, Message, and Media as you …

Remote Work – The First Week!

Congrats!  You’ve landed the new job in a remote environment!  NOW, what do you do?  On one level, like any other new job, you’ll want to take definitive steps to make a good impression, get grounded in what needs to be done, and perform the work expected in a way that’s wildly successful!  We address many of those areas in …

Remote Work – It’s Offer Time!

Over the decades I’ve been involved in reviewing, making, approving, and coaching job offers, I can count on one hand the number of times when the person receiving the offer wasn’t glad to have received it.  They may not have liked the terms of the offer, but most people experience a huge relief in finally having received one! At this …

Remote Work – How to Interview for it

Like many areas of life, fundamentals will take you a long way, but there’s still a need for specificity to fine tune the nuances beyond those fundamentals. For example, John Wooden, probably one of the most famous college basketball coaches of all-time leading UCLA to a record-setting 10 NCAA championships over a 12-year period, is noted for having his players …

Remote Work – is it right for you?

Here we are…just over two years after Covid-19 changed the face of the workplace forever.  Companies that hadn’t ever explored remote work suddenly were forced into the situation of figuring something out or close their doors.   Most figured something out.  Companies that had pushed off remote work considerations as too difficult also came to realize that it wasn’t because …