Resume Reading Auto-Pilot

Have you ever been reading a book and suddenly realized that although your eyes have been moving the whole time, you haven’t really read any of the last two pages?  Somehow your brain went on reading “automatic pilot.”  If you care about what you’re reading, you’ll usually go back and re-read the section. I’ve been [...]

How’s Your Artist?

Feeling a little uninspired?  Not enough creative umph to get you through the day? When’s the last time you took your inner artist on a date? Years ago, I worked through Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. Artist Dates are one of the tools she recommends to help keep your creativity flowing. Simply choose a new [...]

Is Your Resume Making You a Pest?

Do you ever think of yourself as being a pest? A lot of human resources professionals do. Does that sound harsh? Well, let me explain… If it were your job to review 15,000 resumes a week – would you think resumes were a device for screening people into jobs or out of them? Granted, most [...]

My Career Epiphany

People have been asking me to share a bit about my own personal career epiphany. So here goes… I like to tell people that I “escaped professional misery” in 1997. But believe me, it was a long road getting there! After graduating from college, I struggled to find a professional job. Eventually, through a temporary [...]