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How to Overcome Job Search Overwhelm

As a career coach who has worked with hundreds of clients, these are the common doubts I hear to jump starting a job search when overwhelmed.

Time Management Tips When You’re Unemployed

The loss of an external force - such as the workplace - to dictate your time and activities has the potential to throw some people for an emotional and logistical loop. Learn how to manage your time when your unemployed with my tips.

3 Pitfalls to an Email Address on Your Resume

There's 3 common pitfalls to an email address on your resume and during your job hunt to avoid. 1. Your selected name is workplace inappropriate (such as “” or “”) 2. Your email domain automatically ends up in spam. 3. Your email domain makes you look old or older than you are. Today we'll focus on #3, which will...


Job Search Mindset: “I’m Not Even Going to Try.”

I see too many job candidates not even try for their rightful job.   Their biggest enemy is negative mind chatter talking them out of taking proper action to secure their new role.   The internal dialogue sounds something like this…    📣 Wow, they want someone with many more years, skills, etc. than me.  📣 HR isn't hiring in COVID-19, so I'll...


What Resilience Looks Like in the Face of a Pandemic

It looks like moving through adversity, not avoiding it. Especially in the face of a pandemic. It's a unique blend of your confidence, faith, trust, self-esteem, and love. In the job search, you will absolutely be tested over and over again. Your success depends upon your ability to get back up again. The job search is a series of...


Pandemic Unemployment and What You Can Control

Recently several of my good girlfriends dropped off their college Freshmen children at their respective dream schools. These families have been waiting for months, and then weeks and even days to secure the details of when, how, and even if at all, their children would be living on campus. The uncertainty of the pandemic has transformed this highly celebrated...