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Mind the Gap! Bridging the Gap Between Grads and Employers

Recent-graduate

College students and recent grads, you do not have it easy. The job market is competitive and some potential employers can give off that “you’re lucky to be considered for a job right out of school” attitude. Chances are everyone is asking what makes you different or what sets you apart from your competitors. The reality is, you’ve only just begun to…

Getting Un-Stuck: “Fear of Being Found Out”

This is for the job seeker who has an aspect of their life they may have wanted to keep separate from the career path they are currently pursuing.  I think there is a misconception that potential employers want their ideal candidates to live, eat & breathe everything about the position without any glimpse of non-related skills or interests.  Allow me to use…

We All Have To Do What? Career Advice you Might Not Like!

In today’s economy, you have to hustle!  Yes, as the song goes.  “Do The Hustle.” and yes, I know it’s a hassle (at least sometimes)  but times have changed and there’s been a huge shift in what you need to do to manage and expand your career prospects. You know this already. The issue is that we all need to get with…

Three Things You Could Do Online Today Instead of Shopping

As you probably noticed, today is CyberMonday, the biggest shopping day of the year for online retailers. {Sigh, I guess it is important to keep our economy going. If you can contribute to it, that is great!) But if you’re currently in the market for a new job or a career change, there are much better ways you could be spending your…

How to Incorporate your Personal Story in a Professional Interview

Being able to “tell your story” in a compelling and engaging way can help your career more than you realize. There are many benefits to learning how to share your “career story” and this guest post provides a great introduction to getting you started. This is a guest post by Melanie Foster. As humans, we are naturally drawn to storytelling. Stories convey…

5 Ways Business Marketing Tips are the answer to your Job Search & Career Success

I attended a very inspiring conference today for women entrepreneurs. I am hungry to learn about what it takes to create a successful business for myself but also for my clients. In this new economy, my ideas about career management have changed. Since every job is temporary, one can’t rely on that singular income to always be there. One can also no…