LinkedIn released its Open to Work banner in 2020 in response to the record number of workers let go from their jobs because of the pandemic-related economic shutdown. Intended to give job seekers an edge in their job search by informing their network of their availability to work, it is … [Read more...] about When to Use the Open to Work Banner on Your LinkedIn Profile
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When to Update Your LinkedIn Profile
With over 800M people on LinkedIn, creating a LinkedIn profile has become second nature to most working professionals. The expectation of having a profile on this platform to network, gain industry knowledge, build business, close sales, and be found for employment opportunities is often a … [Read more...] about When to Update Your LinkedIn Profile
Cover Letters: Job Seeker Friend or Foe?
There is much conversation in the career space and among job seekers about the topic of cover letters: Are they necessary, and if so, can they really influence a recruiter’s decision about your candidacy? The outcry against them has gained momentum over the past few years and job seekers are … [Read more...] about Cover Letters: Job Seeker Friend or Foe?
How New Grads Can Still Land The Job They Want Without An Internship
Internships rescinded due to the 2020/2021 shutdown. Sports and club events canceled. Zoom classes from your bedroom at home. Definitely not the college experience you signed up for. The pandemic has altered the college experience for the class of 2022 and derailed many students’ plans for their … [Read more...] about How New Grads Can Still Land The Job They Want Without An Internship
The Inspired Power Hour
Ever notice how much you can get done when your back’s against the wall? The Inspired Power Hour was born from the desire to provide my clients with a tool to help them implement boundaries around their time and improve the productivity of their job search. It’s actually a great activity for … [Read more...] about The Inspired Power Hour
Ditch the elevator pitch and do this instead
Oh, the dreaded elevator pitch! As working professionals, we have heard over and over again how important it is to have one developed and memorized for networking and job search purposes. As a career coach, I’ve told my clients that too, and there will always be a time and a place when you need to … [Read more...] about Ditch the elevator pitch and do this instead