When working with new graduates and students, lack of job-related experience is often the largest challenge that they face when applying for their first big job. It’s that old Catch 22: employers are looking for candidates with experience, but you can’t get experience if no one will hire you, … [Read more...] about Students and New Grads: Are you Experienced?
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Ching! Ching! The graduation cashola is flowing in! Relatives, neighbors, and friends show up en masse to congratulate you on the achievement of your recent graduation. It can be a heady time….that lull between the end of adolescence and the beginning of adulthood. At this point, many new college … [Read more...] about What To Do With All the Graduation Money?
The dragonfly serves as the centerpiece of the Inspire Careers logo, but why? Introduction taken from https://dragonflytransitions.com/why-the-dragonfly/ In almost every part of the world, the dragonfly symbolizes change, transformation, adaptability, and … [Read more...] about Inspire Careers, Why the Dragonfly?
While it is not often that clients are not truthful with me about elements of their work experience, it does happen. Being able to shift a negative story to focus on the good within it is important to demonstrate personal and professional growth, but deliberate misrepresentation of the truth is … [Read more...] about Honesty is the Best Policy in Life and on Your Résumé
As the end of the year is fast approaching, have you begun thinking about new year resolutions and goals to achieve? Have you also been thinking about taking on new career challenges in 2019? Whether you’re satisfied with your current role, have your eye on a promotion, or want to change your job … [Read more...] about 4 Steps to Position Yourself for Greater Career Success in 2019
Stop Making Excuses Why You Are Not Making Professional Development and Networking a Personal Priority I just returned from the annual NRWA (National Résumé Writers’ Association) conference #NRWACon2018 in Seattle Washington. It was an amazing few days with industry leaders in the field of … [Read more...] about The Coach is Now The Student