Tag: LinkedIn

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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My Why – #30DS Day 3

Today’s challenge is to tell a personal story about why you do what you do. So here is part of my story that I don’t actually think I’ve shared before. On 9-11, in New York City, after the horror, after spending hours running/walking/trudging through streets and finally, making it home very late that evening, I …

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Keep Motivated – #30DS Day 2

How do you keep yourselves motivated through the peaks and valleys? Of course, the uphill climbs and peaks naturally spur toward new motivation because you can feel and see forward progress towards your goals! The slumps though – not as easy. It’s harder to see when you are in the valley. Your view gets blocked …

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Starting a New Challenge – #30DS Day 1

Starting a new challenge. Trying something new. It can be intimidating. Having a motivational support group makes the difference between goal success and goal failure (aka. the Weight Watchers model). We know this. We join exercise classes, fitness groups, and professional business associations and more. Why? Because “groups” bring community, they bring motivation and support, …

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