How to Write a LinkedIn Summary That Will Get You Hired

linkedin summary

One of the first steps that a recruiter takes when evaluating whether to call you in for an interview is to look you up on LinkedIn. In fact, according to a study by Jobvite, an astonishing 87% of recruiters find LinkedIn most effective for vetting candidates. Of course, most job seekers know this and update […]

How to Recession-Proof Your Career

recession proof your career

One minute you’re at your promotion party for work, and the next, you’re sitting at home at the beginning of a recession, looking for a job in a market that almost seems helpless.  Recessions result from the economy shrinking at an extended rate rather than growing, causing unemployment to rise or the stock market to […]

Three Secrets of People Who Transitioned from Employee to Entrepreneur

employee to entrepreneur

“I’ve always wanted to do my own thing…” “I have this great idea for a product…” “I wish I could be my own boss…” BUT.  But is typically the next word in every one of those thoughts that are all too common among people who dream of transitioning from employee to entrepreneur.  From the uncertainty […]

NOMOPHOBIA: Learn the Benefits of Unplugging from Your Phone.

NOMOPHOBIA

In 2018, on a trip to India, my phone went completely dead and when it did, I freaked out inside.  As my amygdala was going bonkers, my mind was shooting off a bunch of questions… “How would I take pictures?  Would my friends and family be worried about me?  But I was creating the best […]

5 Ways to Cope With Ghosting During a Job Search

I know how unfair job searches can be, especially if you’ve been ghosted during a job search. In the past, I’ve created Pinterest perfect resumes, poured my heart into job applications, and never heard back from companies. Recently, my friend was ghosted by a company after having two Zoom interviews. Even though she called and […]

Answers to 13 FAQs About Resumes

Writing your own resume is one of the most painful experiences you can go through; it feels egotistical, icky, and confusing. It’s hard to be objective about what someone else would find compelling about your experience, and it’s hard to find the common thread in a sea of information you’re just way too close to. […]

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Digital Nomad Life

Traveling and seeing the world is one of the greatest joys in life. If you have an itch for new sights, open roads, and the nomad life, there is no better time to see what’s out there. However, there are a few things to consider before grabbing your keys and becoming a digital nomad. How […]