More Income, More Stress?

All of my clients have income goals that are present at the beginning of the CareerCOACH process. There are several generalized income brackets that most people fall into: $40,000-$50,000 The $40,000- $50,000 crowd often are young men and women who are either living at home or are living with a roommate to cut costs and […]

Need A Better Resume? You Bet!

Did you know that the average job opening has over 300 applicants competing for it? Even worse is 75% of those applicants will be eliminated from the candidate pool by an applicant resume tracking system that many larger companies use. That means that only 25% make it to the desk of hiring managers. But, wait, […]

3 Really Good Interview Questions to Get Hired

One thing for sure, always have questions of your own to ask during an interview. You can educate yourself on the web, glean Glassdoor and other resources but these three questions are typically killer ones to get in when the time arises. For this job, what qualities does the right candidate have? Try to ask […]

Is Your Job Search 2000’s Or Still 1990’s?

Whether you are 20 or 50 these tips are invaluable to your search: Who are you targeting? Make your search more effective and laser focused by selecting employers who you would enjoy working for. Take time to research on Glassdoor, LinkedIn and corporate sites and choose a dozen companies and one or two iterations of […]

5 Outdated Job Search Strategies that Hurt You

1) No longer will employers be impressed if you show up in person instead of just applying online or through your contacts. In most fields these days, showing up to apply in person will mark you as unprofessional, perhaps overly aggressive, and out of touch. 2) Calling to follow up on your application to look […]