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Category Archives: Career Advice

Job Search Myths that Stall New Grads

I spend a lot of my time talking to new college grads about their job search strategies and career plans. What I have found after 15 years of working with new grads is that many new grads have their job search stalled by … Read More…

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6 Steps to a Simple Cover Letter

Recruiters can get a pretty good sense of your background by scanning a well written resume. However, it’s a simple no brainer cover letter that really puts your resume in context for the specific job with a specific company.  Your cover letter doesn’t have … Read More…

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3 Career Myths that Stall Careers

Overheard a conversation in a grocery store recently that made me think about how career myths can stall careers.  One woman was explaining why she was destined to be stuck in her bad job forever, because it was a “safe” place to be.   I … Read More…

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Job Stress; 20 Signs your Job Doesn’t Satisfy Your Soul

Over the last two weeks I have talked with probably five different people who have told me that they are pretty much over their current jobs and want to move on.  I personally believe job stress is way up. Why? I chalk it up to over worked … Read More…

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Safeguard Your Career Success During Tough Times

Just as a company needs a business plan for success, every professional needs a plan for career success. Built into this career success plan must be strategies to ensure your career is somewhat recession proof. In other words, it’s important to take steps to … Read More…

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Get Job Skills with Career Training

Lots of graduates from 4-year or 2-year college programs worry about how they will get practical job skills to be more competitive in the job market.  Some graduates I know, especially those with Liberal Studies majors, have enrolled in specific career training programs to … Read More…

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