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What Is Career Coaching And How Can It Help You?

The process of career coaching and counseling is still somewhat foreign to many people, but in this current economic climate, not knowing that there is a professional support out there and how they can help you will only cause prolonged unhappiness, and unnecessary job search struggles. If you’re sick with a chronic condition, you seek medical help, why not for your career? It affects every aspect of your life.

Recently I was interviewed by Demetrius Cheeks of Learnvest to find out what career coaches do, and how we can help people who are struggling with getting their career on track or succeed in difficult job search. In this interview with Demetrius I share my experiences as a Career Coach and how the art and science of career counseling can help prep you to compete against the millions of fellow job-seekers or find the right career fit.

We All Have To Do What? Career Advice you Might Not Like!

In today’s economy, you have to hustle!  Yes, as the song goes.  “Do The Hustle.” and yes, I know it’s a hassle (at least sometimes)  but times have changed and there’s been a huge shift in what you need to do to manage and expand your career prospects. You know this already. The issue is that we all need to get with…

18 Surefire Ways to help Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn-Part 1

Thank you to Onlinecollege.org for their guest post.  I am happy to be sharing this important and timely information.  To learn how to really make the most out of LinkedIn please click on the link at the end of this article for information on my MasterLinkedIn webinar series going on now! By now, most people know that LinkedIn is an excellent resource…

10 Reasons You Can Be Thankful For Twitter

It’s hard to get excited about a job search. Even less so about job search tools.  Well, I have something that I think you’ll really be grateful for if you give it a chance.  You can be thankful for Twitter for being Twitter. Rather than being the frivolous waste of time you think it might be, Twitter is in fact your Swiss…

What Is Twitter & Why You should Care

There are  less than 24 hours left before my first Twitter Training Intensive, and I have been getting lots of emails and calls from people asking me why on earth should they need Twitter. Great question! I know there is so much confusion as to why and how Twitter can be helpful, especially in light of all the recent bad publicity. Well,…

A 2010 Call to Action: STOP Your Aimless Job Search

Phew, 2010 is here, and its  time to call for an END to Job Searching. Yes, that is what I said.  An interesting statistic was brought to my attention this week by my blogger friend, GL Hoffman: The average unemployed person spends 18 minutes a day hunting for a job. Gleaned from the current issue of Harper’s Index, this Labor Department research …