Lately, I’ve been working with several parents (not just moms!) who are returning to the workforce after a hiatus spent on caring for children. Many, understandably, worry about how the gap in their employment may be perceived, and one of the first topics they raise is how to speak to that gap, both in writing […]
Introverts: here’s your permission slip. You are hereby excused from answering your phone. Even when you’re in a job search, there’s no need to respond to that ring tone (unless it’s a scheduled job interview). Let callers leave a message. Then you get to deliberate about what you want to say and call back with […]
I wrote this article for LinkedIn. Check it out.
If you question whether you’re on target when you cross a possible career choice off your list, head on over to Careerealism and read my post, Are You Too Picky In Your Job Search?
I’ve been busy blogging over at Careerealism, so I thought I’d list my recent posts here for your easy reference: The Biggest Mistake Job Seekers Make May Surprise You 3 Questions to Ask If Your Job Search Is Failing Make Sure This Part of Your Resume is Flawless Job Hunt Got You Down? Try These […]
You’ve found the perfect job, the perfect job for you, and with tenacity, grit, and stellar preparation, you made it to the finalist round. It’s been a week since the last grueling interview, and you’ve heard nothing. You’ve spent the week dreaming into the job, imagining your new office, considering what you’ll negotiate for your […]