Dream Job Blog
Our insights, advice and best practices on job search strategies, professional development and growth mindset.
I’m a Parks and Recreation fan and the like so many others, I love Tom and Donna’s “Treat Yo’Self” day.
Do you know what the single most difficult thing is for our clients? By far and away, it’s asking for help.
Do you know when the best time to get a new job is? The answer is now.
Have you ever gone to a movie after hearing about all the Oscar and fan buzz and then was severely disappointed?
The job search is not for the weary. There are so many ups and downs throughout the journey. The downs are the worst: immediate rejection after submitting an application to a job you know you are perfect for, ghosted after a good phone screen and/or fumbling through an interview you thoroughly prepped for.
Last week we sponsored and attended the Women In Cloud Summit. Now in its second year, it was incredible and inspiring to be around a thousand women and men who support gender diversity in the tech industry. There were so many great conversations and the energy was invigorating.
One of the most common questions I get from my clients is: Can I get this role? They show me a description of a role they really want. They go line by line and tell me if they’ve done that exact thing or not. They then tally up checks and see how close they are to 100%. And when it’s not close to a perfect score, they tell me why they aren’t likely to get it.
Have you already made resolutions? I used to be the queen of resolutions. I’d make them every January 1st.
I hope you’ve enjoyed the season. I know it can be stressful for some, but I love giving gifts. I love thinking of the perfect item for my family and friends. I even love wrapping and making bows.
Is one of your new year’s resolutions to find a new job? If so, this is the perfect time to get your resume in tip-top shape. It’s probably been awhile since you’ve touched your resume—so I’ve provided some tips that I hope you find helpful.
This is the time of year where we start to reflect on everything that happened throughout the past 12 months. What are the things you are happy about and most proud of? What were the highlights? How did you grow? And switching gears—what are things that didn’t go well? What do you want to do differently next year?
Have you been thinking about your new year’s resolutions? Is one of them to get a new job? If so, have you been thinking about the type of role and company you’d like?
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