Imagine a PB&J without the peanut butter or the jelly, Unimaginable! The same goes for sending a résumé with no cover letter. A résumé is of limited value to a prospective hiring manager without a cover letter communicating why you’re the ideal candidate for the specific job posted and demonstrating that you’ve done your homework on the company. Your cover letter accomplishes things that your résumé can’t and saves the hiring manager the time to figure out why you’re the best fit.Continue reading PB&J YOUR RESUME WITH A COVER LETTER
It was a pleasure being Brad Davis’ guest on WDRC’s The Talk of Connecticut. Brad is celebrating his 42nd anniversary this year as morning host at WDRC AM and in 2015 was inducted into the Connecticut Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.
Brad and I spoke about the 2ND ACT speaker series at The Waterbury Palace and my presentation March 26th at 6pm. I’ll be sharing with you my own career reinventions so that my “lessons learned” can propel you into realizing your own next career adventure.
Listen to my interview with Brad:
It’s time to throw away your “If I only had” and “I’m too old” and “I don’t know where to begin” and put your 2ND ACT in gear.
As part of its 2ND ACT speaker series, The Waterbury Palace has given me the wonderful opportunity on Tuesday March 26th to share with you my own career reinventions so that my “lessons learned” can propel you into realizing your own next career adventure. Continue reading Get 2ND ACT Audacious at Waterbury’s Palace Theater March 26th
When we start the day we want to feel excited and motivated and inspired about what’s in store for us. We want to feel energized by the work we’re going to do, where we’re going to do it and who will be impacted by the value we bring. We want all our cylinders burning to fill the day with meaning and accomplishment. Unless those feelings are present in us when our feet touch the floor as we get out of bed, it’s a sure thing that the day will be unrewarding…and the one after that…and the one after that.
Identifying and living our life purpose come with the wonderful gifts we give ourselves to be authentic and earn a living doing what we love. It is exciting to set out on a career path in which our true talents are given freedom to emerge, express themselves fully and create a source of income. Continue reading Values: Our Career Lane Departure Alert
The foundation of my own career coaching philosophy is that every person has a life purpose that, if fulfilled through one’s work, will generate optimum work fulfillment. My coaching business mission statement, “Creating meaningful careers by design,” is based on helping my clients to discover and fulfill their own Life Purpose. Continue reading Having a Life Purpose Always in Sight is Central to Career Fulfillment
When people hear the word “brand” they instantly think of “products” or “things on a store shelf” or “cool stuff we can order through Amazon.” The last association people make with “brand” is to themselves. Branding is not just about products. YOU are a brand. And, if you’re seeking a new career or looking for your next job your personal brand is your foundation for success. Continue reading PB&J: PERSONAL BRANDING AND YOUR JOB SEARCH