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6 Steps For Breaking Out Of A Job Hunt Rut

Before you continue your job search, you’ll want to know everything there is to identifying and getting around the job hunt rut.


10 Things You Should Avoid When Applying For A Job Online

Here are 10 mistakes you should avoid at all costs when applying for a job online.


The 5 Biggest Mistakes Every Job Seeker Makes

This E-Book goes over 5 mistakes you might be making in your job search.


How to Land Multiple Job Offers in 2 Weeks

By Noelle | November 14, 2016

Updated: January 2021 Most job searches take an average of 6 months to complete. But there are ways to accelerate the search and land more offers in less time. In this blog post we’ll share a case study on how one executive went from zero offers to 2 offers in 2 weeks. We’ll show you …


How to Start a Workforce Reentry Job Search

By Becky Felix | July 25, 2016

Workforce re-entry can be very intimidating especially if you’ve been out of the workforce for a while. To top it off, you know the job search has changed drastically since the last time you searched for work. In this blog post, we will share how to start your re-entry job search as well as tips …


How to Find Hope in a Hopeless Job Search

By Noelle | June 27, 2016

Updated: February 2021 It’s no secret that a drawn-out job search can lead to feelings of hopelessness. If this is where you are today, know that you’re not alone. There is hope! In this blog post I will share my favorite tips for finding and maintaining hope in a hopeless job search. Two Facts You …

21 Linkedin Groups Every AmeriCorps Member Should Belong To

21 LinkedIn Networking Groups for AmeriCorps Members & Alumni

By Noelle | June 12, 2016

Updated: December 2020 Linkedin is probably the most valuable tool there is for the  job search. It provides a platform for networking and career path research. Being optimized on LinkedIn also creates the potential to be found for life-changing opportunities. One LinkedIn feature I highly recommend is LinkedIn Groups. LinkedIn Groups are virtual networking rooms that put …


How to Build a Professional Brand in 3 Easy Steps

By Noelle | April 21, 2016

Updated: January 2021 Professional branding can seem like an overwhelming task. Where does one even start generating branding ideas? In this blog post we will share a simple 3-step approach to building a professional brand and creating a brand that speaks to the hiring manager’s hot buttons.  Time flies when you’re busy working a 9-5 …


How to Find a Fulfilling Career

By Anne Grieves | April 4, 2016

If you’re like most people, you aren’t working your dream job. You’re doing what it takes to pay the bills and that means settling for something less than the big dream. It’s a reality most people will face at some point in their careers. However, you don’t necessarily have to work your dream job to …


7 Tips to Win Over Hiring Managers

By Geoffrey Edwards | March 14, 2016

Updated: January 2021 The job market is competitive. This means you need to stand out every chance you get but especially in front of the hiring manager. In this blog post we will share 7 ways to win over hiring managers so you can become the candidate that gets hired. “Why won’t someone just give …

Why Typos are Killing Your Career (And My Favorite Tool for Avoiding Them) 6

My Favorite Resume Typo Checker

By Noelle | February 23, 2016

Updated: December 2020 Written messages comprise the majority of career conversations via emails, LinkedIn messages, and resumes. The easiest way to ruin a first impression is by missing a typo in your communications. There’s one tool that will keep you typo-free for the rest of your career and it’s much better than Spell Check. In this blog …

How to Get More Responses from Your Intern Application on Indeed.com [Secrets from a Hiring Manager]

How to Land an Internship: Application Tips

By Noelle | January 26, 2016

Updated: December 2020 An internship is a great way to get a foot in the door with your dream company. However internship positions are limited and highly competitive. You will be competing against hundreds of intern applications so you need to make your application stand out! In this blog post we will share hiring insights to …

How to Fix Your Broken Career Resolutions [6 Simple Tips You Can Use Today]

By Noelle | January 20, 2016

Updated: January 2021 Every year it’s a good idea to check in on your career resolutions in order to make sure you’re on track to reach your goals. The new year is a great time to hit reset on goals not achieved and start again. Setting the wheels in motion towards becoming a better person, professional …


6 Career Networking Strategies for Standing Out in a Competitive Job Market

By Noelle | January 11, 2016

Updated: April, 2021 Today’s job market is more competitive than ever before. Because of this competitiveness, job searchers must find new and creative ways to get their resumes in front of employers. Networking is a great way to do this. And it’s not as difficult as you may think. In this blog post we will …


The 5 Biggest Mistakes Every Job Seeker Makes

By Noelle | January 4, 2016

Updated: January 2021 As a career coach, I’ve helped hundreds of job seekers take the pain out of the job hunt and find the career path that’s best for them. While each person’s situation and goals are different, I’ve found five common mistakes nearly every job seeker makes. In this blog post I will share …