What can I do today?

Feeling uncertain and anxious really stinks.  We can start to feel helpless and hopeless, and we step into chronic stress.  And as we all know, chronic stress brings with it a whole host of badness, from illnesses to brain fog to depression to sleep disruptions.   So if you’re stuck in that crappy place, try…

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May Career Tip

  This may seem like a strange time to rebuild your resume, but it’s actually the perfect chance to think through what you’ve accomplished so you can redefine what you want once we can all safely go back to work.   Start by digging up whatever you have for a resume, even if it’s old. …

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April Tips: The New Normal

April 3, 2020 Things are tough for everyone these days, and most of us are struggling to figure out either how to adapt to working from home (often while getting kids to learn virtually) or we’re looking for some way to make enough money to tide us over until… whatever is next.  So, with that…

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Surviving if you’re a service worker

I know a lot of people are facing very hard times from layoffs, self-isolation, and just plain slow business.  I have friends who are hair dressers, massage therapists, food service workers, bartenders, and retailers.  And many of my friends are now finding themselves out of work, either because of indefinite closures or through layoffs from…

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How-To: Video Interviews

How-to series: Video Interviews Public places are closed in a way I’ve never seen before, but business still needs to get done, so whether you’re in the middle of your job-search or you need to hire people, this info will help you navigate the video interviewing process so you can accomplish what needs doing.  …

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Resume Basics, Part 2

  Your resume is your primary marketing document, and it also serves as a mini version of you when you’re not in the room.  On Tuesday, we looked at some resume rules to get you started.  Today, here are some more advanced tips: Make sure that contact info is correct. At a minimum, you’ll want…

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