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Advice for Young Professionals Entering the Workplace in 2021

A new year usually means a fresh start. This has never been more true when it comes to 2021. With the workforce transitioning to a mostly online platform, jobs and internships are either being re-formatted to accommodate the online trend or being canceled altogether. This gives way to increased competition for various positions. For those…
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Keeping the kids occupied while working remotely

We all remember this moment: a BBC news interview turned viral after a little girl kicked open her dad’s office door and marched into view. It was a hilarious and adorable moment that every parent could relate to. But, when your home becomes the new office, incidents like this may not always be so cute.…
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Keeping Healthy Habits While Working from Home

There’s no doubt that 2020 has been a stressful year, to say the least. Everyone deals with stress in their own way but during lockdown, it’s more important than ever to stick to healthy habits. Physical and mental health should be priority number one.  While you work from home here are some things to keep…
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Separating work from home— from home

As our kitchen tables become our new cubicles home and work loses the barrier of our commute home it becomes harder and harder to determine where your workday ends. It becomes obligational in a sense: ‘If I’m home, and I can’t really go anywhere else, I might as well work.” Although at this point, it…
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Find a New Job with A New Resume in 2020 and Pay the Balance in 2021

If money is tight but you want to make things right with your career, check out my special offer for October 2020: Resume Writing / LinkedIn Profile Special: Pay a $49 deposit on any resume rewrite or LinkedIn profile package and pay your balance due in January or February 2021 for a free quote…
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Remote Job Applications and Interviews: Tips and Tricks

As the workforce moves online in an effort to “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus, more people are applying for remote positions than ever before. Rather than sending in a resume and scheduling an in-person interview, people are learning how to network and impress employers using only a computer screen.  If you’re used to sitting…
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How To Word Your Emails to Your Tone

As email remains an extremely popular method of communication within many workplaces, it can be tricky to deliver a written message with your intended tone. Think, how would I choose to word this if our conversation were to happen face-to-face? Then, work to utilize spelling, punctuation, sentence length, opening line and sign off.  Your reader…
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Payment Plans Available For Those Out of Work Needing a Resume

If the money isn’t coming in and you still are on the hunt for a job, don’t let that stop you from getting yourself prepared for finding the job you desire and deserve. If you are out of work and know your resume/LinkedIn/cover letter needs work, I offer payment plans where if you pay a…
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Outplacement Services For Your Departing Employees

In the event you need to let someone go, we offer services for companies to assist their soon to be former employees with strategies to land on their feet. We offer packages that include resumes, interview practice, job search support, networking skills and writing of LinkedIn profiles and cover letters. Available throughout the United States…
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Make Your Hi Story More Powerful Than Your History

When you introduce yourself in an email, cover letter, or a networking setting, be brief and leave some of your information for later. I call this telling people your “hi story” instead of your history. Your first touch point should be about telling someone hi and getting them want to say hi back.