Making a Career Change

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a career you never intended on pursuing but don’t know how to make a switch? Believe it or not, this happens to many people and it’s possible to flip careers without additional schooling or previous experience. A career change can be drastic or small, but regardless, it has to start somewhere. 

A great first step is revising your resume to showcase universal accomplishments that can be seen as beneficial to your goal career. For example: an educator looking to move into the business world might showcase their management or data collection skills. Another plan of action, if possible is to work as an intern in the field you wish to enter. There are many remote internships (such as mine) that offer the opportunity to gain experience on your own time. 

Whatever your plan of action is, Career Service Station is here to help. We offer resume makeovers and career advice to assist you in following your dreams. 

If you’re looking to work in the business world, Braathe Enterprises hires many remote interns with flexible schedules to help kick off your career. Check out our internships: http://www.braatheenterprises.com/internships/

Contact us today for advice on where to get started! Call 518-290-0812 or email at contactus@careerservicestation.com

Let Us Help

Have you ever found yourself in the job search, submitting your resume to job postings you think you’d be perfect for, yet never hear back from the companies? You start to question what it is you’re not doing right, and what you can change. 

That’s where Career Service Station comes in. We offer services to break down your resume and even write it altogether if necessary. By offering critiques and edits, our services go beyond a simple rewrite. You’ll learn resume writing skills along the way to carry with you throughout your career when it’s time for a job switch. 

After getting an interview with your revamped resume, what now? Practice! We also offer mock interviews to make sure you are fully prepared and on your way to a new career. 

Don’t wait to start your new career. It’s waiting for you just beyond that brand new resume! 

Contact us today! Set Up a Call or Email contactus@careerservicestation.com

How to Not Lose Hope on the Job Search

Since 2000, I’ve been rejected during various stages of the interview process for positions including:

  • Training Coordinator
  • Professor
  • General Manager
  • Regional Recruiter
  • Interview Partner
  • Front Office Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Entrepreneur In Residence
  • Community Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Executive Director

What does this tell me? Someone somewhere has wanted me enough to put me through the process of speaking to me about these roles, and someone may again. 

Don’t take rejection as a sign of your inability; take it as a sign that the company valued enough to have the conversation with you. Keep note of the positions you didn’t get, and let them be a reminder to you of what your value is in interviews to come. 

Let’s talk about your career. Give me a call at (518) 290-0812 or setup a time at http://meetme.so/RobertBraathe 

Career Service Station: The Origin Story

Vintage Gas Station

Owner and Founder Robert Braathe has always had a strong relationship with cars. Growing up he helped out at his uncle’s garage as well as pump gas and fix car tires at the local gas station where he met his first mentor for entrepreneurship Tom Kelly. This was around a simpler time when one would go to the local gas station to have their gas pumped by hand, where you knew and trusted everyone working at the store. Though Robert went on to pursue business endeavors outside of the auto industry, the skills he learned while working at the gas station and his uncle’s garage would always stay with him. In recent years Robert noticed a shift in the job application process, one that was littered with machines and algorithms created to help people in their job hunting process but was just not working as well as people would hope. He realized the problem was the lack of human interaction in the process; machines were jumping over mistakes that any person could see. The solution, having a pair of human eyes scanning through your resume, LinkedIn, etc. to make sure it is in the best shape it can be and applying that same care and attention to your resume that you would get at the local gas stations and garages long ago. Check out how we can jump-start your career and tune-up your resume by going to services tab on the Career Service Station site

Garages Fix Cars. We Fix Careers

Does your career need an “oil change”, “tuneup” or “overhaul”?

Our founder, Robert Braathe, has advised thousands of candidates since 1996 on their job search and career goals. His experience working with Disney, Gap, and Apple as well as his own company have given him a multitude of opportunities to develop and grow talent.

Contact the Career Service Station, where we take a look at your resume, cover letter, LinkedIn profile, interview skills and more to help you land that next stop on your career journey.

Call us at 518-290-0812 or send us a message to contactus@careerservicestation.com to get the conversation started

Need a Career Coach in NY, CT, or PA? Talk to The Career Service Station

You may need more than just a resume “oil change” or cover letter “tuneup”. Set up a time to speak to Robert to give you the career coach or career “mechanic” who can work with you to troubleshoot your career search and get you back out on the road to your next career stop!

Setup a courtesy call to get started at http://meetme.so/RobertBraathe

Robert has worked with candidates from Philadelphia to Hartford to Albany and everywhere in between including New York City. Utilize Robert’s experience in academia, hospitality, marketing, management, IT, retail and more to find you that next great job.

Need Help Applying for Jobs? Turn to The Career Service Station

We know how laborious it can seem to submit your application to a variety of jobs when they don’t use a common application system. Let The Career Service Station handle your job application needs.

Send us your resume, and a list of jobs you are interested in applying for, and we will handle the rest.

Contact us for a quote!
contactus@careerservicestation.com

 

Transitioning Veteran Resume and Cover Letter Services

Are you a veteran looking to return to the civilian workforce, or in the active military and seeking a promotion or job opportunity? The Career Service Station can write you your resume and cover letter to convert your military experience into content that translates well to civilian job openings.

Send us your resume and/or cover letter to contactus@careerservicestation.com for a quote

How To Write an Engaging Cover Letter from The Career Service Station

In this video, Robert Braathe describes how to write a punchy, memorable cover letter that gets attention, generates interest, creates desire and shows your desire, and encourages action from employers using the AIDA model.

Video – Tips on Writing a Resume from the Career Service Station

In this 3 minute video, you will see Robert Braathe’s resume and how he formats resumes, updates his resume regularly and suggests layout and content tips for what to include on a resume.

Send your resume to contactus@careerservicestation.com for a quote and resume oil change or resume tune-up.