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Three Beliefs that Stand In the Way of a Great Resume

By |2020-05-15T16:31:23+00:00May 15th, 2020|Job Hunting, Pandemic Job Hunting, Resumes, Uncategorized|

Great resumes tell a compelling story, ideally of growth and learning, new challenges and meaningful projects. But sometimes job seekers fail to honestly tell their stories because of beliefs they’ve internalized about their work, their education, or what the employer wants to see. This is a challenging time to hunt, and you want to use [...]

Is Perfectionism Paralyzing Your Job Hunt?

By |2020-01-14T16:49:56+00:00January 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|

You’ll start applying really soon. Like, later today. You'll just take one more look online. You’ll send that cover letter and resume after one more edit. One more pass. If you get it just right, they’ll notice you and call you in for the interview. You’ll get out the door for that interview, but [...]

The Lure of Online Applications

By |2019-02-22T15:44:51+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Job Hunting, Uncategorized|

The modern job hunt looks deceptively simple. Search major search engines, find a job posting and send off your resume. Easy, right? You feel so productive. You've sent off five applications today, you tell yourself. Repeat that for a couple of weeks and you're bound to get calls for interviews. You choose big companies [...]

The Cure for Burnout is a Bold Job Hunt

By |2018-09-17T15:21:38+00:00September 17th, 2018|Job Hunting, Uncategorized|

You feel unmotivated, underpaid, underappreciated, or overworked. You know you deserve better, but when you actually go through the job hunt, do your actions match that belief? The cause of your burnout may be poor job hunting habits. A better job hunt can lead to a better job, but this is easy to say and [...]