Ageism is a reality of today’s job search for mature professionals. Discrimination in hiring based on age is illegal, but let’s face it, it’s happening out there, so it is an issue that mature job seekers must be aware of and learn how to strategize against. As the Great Resignation marches … [Read more...] about Showcase Your Value Instead of Your Age During a Job Search
Internships rescinded due to the 2020/2021 shutdown.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
Can it really be that simple? Actually, yes, but how well you execute on these determines your success. Let’s break it down… 1. Clarity – Identifying what you want in your next job is critical to ensuring job search success and helps employers imagine where you fit in their organization. … [Read more...] about The 3 C’s of a Successful Job Search: Clarity, Confidence, and Customization
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?
That old adage, “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” applies to many things in life, including Resume Writing. I have carved out some of the most notable of practices in both categories to help you position your resume and job search for 21st century success! What’s … [Read more...] about It’s Not Your Father’s Resume Anymore: The Ins & Outs of Today’s Resume Writing