Navigating the Silence: How to Handle Being Ghosted in Your Job Search

Navigating the Silence: How to Handle Being Ghosted in Your Job Search

Imagine you’ve had a great interview – you were vibing with your potential boss and the hiring manager and you’re waiting to hear back on an offer. Fast forward to a few weeks later and crickets…you never hear from them again. Unfortunately, this is becoming more common in today’s hiring landscape. This is the textbook definition of getting “ghosted” and …

Navigating the Modern Job Hunt

Navigating the Modern Job Hunt

Let’s be honest, times have changed and so has the job hunt. As a Certified Career Transition Coach (CCTC), I work with a lot of people applying for jobs who haven’t searched for a job in a decade or more. What used to be a simple process of sending your resume and cover letter to a recruiter or hiring manager, …

How to Re-Energize Your Job Search

How to Re-Energize Your Job Search

Energy is my word for the year and as your career coach, it’s my job to help you harness the energy within you to set bold goals, conquer challenges, and embrace new opportunities. I thought we could talk about energy as it relates to the job search and how you can channel it to land your dream job. The job …

Is the Thank You Note Dead?

Is the Thank You Note Dead?

In today’s fast-paced and digitally-driven work environment, the traditional thank you note may seem like a relic of the past, overshadowed by emails, instant messaging, and social media. However, the attention and thoughtfulness of a thank you note makes it a powerful tool to set yourself apart in a sea of job applicants. Here are my thoughts on why the …

When to Use AI in Your Job Search

When to Use AI in Your Job Search

There’s been a lot of buzz about using AI in your job search lately, but how do you know when to use it and when to enlist the help of a career coach? I have a lot of thoughts about this and have seen AI used well and used poorly. With any new technology, there is a learning curve, I …

A Guide to Surviving a Lay-Off: Five Steps to Take

Surviving a Lay-Off

Surviving a lay-off can be one of the most stressful moments in your life. As Americans, many of us live to work and our whole identity can be tied up with our job. When that is suddenly taken away from us, it can cause an extreme reaction. Everyone reacts differently to a lay-off and this can end up being one …

Get the Job Offer: What to Do When You Keep Getting Interviews but No Offers

Get the Job Offer

Nobody likes rejection, especially when you’re really putting yourself out there. In a job search, there is nothing more frustrating than lining up some fantastic interviews and then not getting a job offer. You’ve spent hours planning, preparing, and hyping yourself up for the interview. You’ve poured a ton of emotional time and energy into acing the interview. If it …

Know Your Worth: Negotiate Your Salary with Confidence

Negotiate Your Salary

I recently worked with a client who was negotiating an offer for a new job. She was in the process of interviewing for two positions and when she received the offer letter from the first job, she asked me to review her counter email which included a detailed spreadsheet of what both jobs were offering and the difference between her …

A Four-Week Guide to Updating Your Resume

Updating Your Resume

Updating your resume that hasn’t been touched for over a decade can seem like a daunting task. With this four-week guide, what once was an overwhelming task you’ve been putting off for years, is now a month away from being a resume you can be proud of. If it’s been a while since you last updated your resume, or you …

Job Search Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore

Job Search Red Flags You Shouldn't Ignore

Hindsight is 20/20. When you leave a toxic job, you can clearly see all the red flags that you either downplayed or ignored. It’s easy to replay those situations in your head and imagine what you would have done differently. As much as you may have learned and grown from the experience, your time is valuable. In the future, I …