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Our insights, advice and best practices on job search strategies, professional development and growth mindset.
After reviewing thousands and writing hundreds of resumes, I’ve come to this profound conclusion: it’s freakin hard to create a good resume. While I don’t believe the resume is the most important piece to a job search, it is often the asset that makes the first impression. So it’s critical to have one that captures and highlights your key responsibilities, accomplishments, strengths and skills.
I’m thrilled to announce the release of The Dream Job Catcher Course!
Until now, our course has only been available to clients in our coaching program. Based on their feedback on how essential the course has been to their job search AND the hundreds of requests we’ve received—we decided to share it with the world.
2019 resolutions in review JULIE CHASE | JULY 11, 2019 Happy midyear! It doesn’t sound as festive as “Happy New Year, but it should be celebrated. It’s a milestone to reflect on what you’ve learned and accomplished this year. It’s also a perfect time to assess your...
Most of our clients dread networking. They build it up as a daunting and uncomfortable activity—that is a means to an end. Some of them admit they get anxious when meeting new people or when asking for help. And this is when I get excited…because I get to teach them something new—something that will change their life!
Last month I hosted a webinar. I created the slides, wrote a script, practiced and felt pretty good about it. And then something strange happened. I got a sore throat the day before—and not just a “oh it’s a little raw” feeling, but a “it kills to swallow saliva” feeling.
I built a successful marketing career over 20 years. I started as a specialist, advanced to a manager, senior manager and director. I was a high performer—always in the top quadrant and received glowing reviews from executives, managers, peers and direct reports. While I had many accomplishments as a marketer and leader, I also made significant mistakes and missteps.
Constraints are puzzle pieces in disguise JULIE CHASE | MAY 17, 2019Constraint: n. limitation or restriction This may sound strange, but I love constraints. Well, let me reframe, I love knowing what the constraints are so I can create solutions and plans to overcome...
Recently I read “168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think,” by Laura Vanderkam. I confess, I wasn’t very excited to read it. My business coach gave it to me as an assignment AND asked me to track my activities for two weeks.
Have you ever started to drink or eat something and then realized it was past the expiration date? Even if it tasted okay, you immediately feel a bit queasy and wondered if you’re going to get sick.
How much do you love WebMD? I love it—a lot. You know who doesn’t? My doctor (and probably most of the medical community).
One of the first things I ask my clients to do is list the criteria that’s most important for their ideal role and company.
I recently played Chutes and Ladders with my adorable 5 year old nephew. At first, I was worried of winning every game, but the worries quickly dissolved as he proceeded to kick my butt.
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