April 2018 archive

Career Coach and Career Development – #30DS Day 10

Did you know? Did you know that a #CareerCoach is about more than just #JobSearch?  Did you know that a #CareerCoach can help you, even if you’re not currently a #jobseeker? A #Career #Coach can also help you in your own Career journey – to help you get from where you are, to where you …

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Introverted Networking – #30DS Day 9

Confession: I’m an introvert living an extroverted life in an extroverted world. Growing up, I had no idea I could even be an introvert. I didn’t think of myself as shy. I was surrounded by extroverts in my family so I assumed I must be extroverted, too! I always felt everyone was awkward with people, …

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Ask a Career Coach – #30DS Day 8

Today I want to introduce a new video series, “Ask a Career Coach.” Today my guest is Laini. Laini is a ton of fun, in addition to being an active jobseeker here in the #DC area (hint, if you’re hiring, she is looking!). We will hopefully be answering some of your pressing job search related …

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Organizing Your To Do Lists – #30DS Day 7

I love to-do lists! Even more, I love scratching things off my to-do lists! (And yes, I have added items to my lists, just so I could scratch them off. I admit it!) Many of my clients get overwhelmed with HOW MUCH there is to do in a job search! The to-do list might feel …

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Burying the Lead – #30DS Day 6

Are you burying the lead in your LinkedIn profile? LinkedIn profiles are set up in such a way that you often have to click “see more,” or scroll down to find all of the content. Let’s face it; people WON’T do this unless you make them WANT to! “Burying the Lead” is a newspaper concept …

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DC Area Networking List – #30DS Day 5

I’m working on updating my “DC Area Resource List.” This is my personal list of great local networking opportunities that I share with jobseekers and “career growers” in my network. I try only to list the groups that I have personally vetted, OR has been vetted and recommended by a close contact (primarily in the …

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Who to Follow – #30DS Day 4

There is SO MUCH content on LinkedIn that it can be easy for GREAT CONTENT to get buried! So today I wanted to recommend my favorite folks that I follow myself! Guy Berger, – He’s the “LinkedIn Stats” guy for me (and y’all know I love stats). He breaks down random economic jargon into actually …

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