Posts made in September, 2012

New service: Resume and cover letter reviews

A few people have asked me if I do coaching or consulting for job seekers. In case you, too, are wondering about this, the answer is YES! I also offer resume and cover letter reviews. How this service works: You email me your resume and/or cover letter. I review it. We meet — either in person or over the phone — for 30 minutes to an hour and I provide you with my feedback and suggestions. You make some changes to your documents and send them back to me for a final review. Many job seekers find that it helps to have another set of eyes review their resumes and cover letters. It’s also a great way to get a different perspective on what works and...

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Guest post: 5 Things To Avoid During the First Hour of Your Work Day

If you are among the millions of Americans who do not have the luxury of having a wealthy uncle that left you his wildly successful portfolio filled with investments in all of the top companies in the world, then you probably understand all too well the stress that comes along with managing a successful career and personal life. We all have to work, so the question is how can we enjoy our job and reduce the chance of a stressful day ruining our mood and hampering our success? The solution seems relatively simple: Having a series of successful work days is the key to enjoying your job. Well it sounds easy enough, right? There are many factors that can help ensure a...

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