So you’ve applied to a job online (or been referred, whatever the situation may be!) and a recruiter or HR representative at the company contacts you for an initial call. Depending on the role, this is usually around 30 minutes and can be a phone or video call. In this blog post I cover how … Continue reading Preparing for an initial screen with a recruiter
I recently helped a friend prepare for a promotion conversation, and another friend update his "About" section on LinkedIn. Both said to me, "Ugh... I hate writing about myself. It's so hard!" I totally understand this sentiment. I used to feel that way myself a few years ago. It took a lot of practice through … Continue reading Confidently writing about yourself
Today I'll share some of my favorite tips to nail your LinkedIn profile basics. Contact me for coaching services if you want to dive in more to your specific situation! (: Optimize your profile! You'll want a profile that's filled out and tells your story before you start to connect, post and engage intentionally. Once … Continue reading Important LinkedIn Profile Basics
If you're feeling discouraged about your job search, it's okay! How you're feeling is normal, but let's talk about how to make sure those negative feelings don't stay around and sabotage your future efforts! Whatever your situation is – laid off, moving, changing industries – your reason for looking is the same. We all have … Continue reading Feeling discouraged about your job search? It’s okay!
On February 17th I tweeted "I want to talk to aspiring/new #HR pros (Skype call or just email the ?s) to get to know them better & learn about the barriers they are facing getting into HR or starting off. I want to help! Know someone who'd be interested? I'll share as a blog so it can help … Continue reading Are you ready to break into a career in HR? Advice from the pros.