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Returnship Programs: Helping Individuals Reenter the Workforce after a Career Break

I’m pleased to share the following article that I wrote for the June issue of the Career Experts Group’s newsletter, “Your Career, Your Future.” To read the entire newsletter, click here. The job market is still hot, with many employers scrambling to fill positions vacated during The Great Resignation. But the outlook is more challenging … Read more

Career Experts Group

Better Together: Introducing the Career Experts Group

If you’ve ever wished you could have all the career tips, trends, and advice you need in one place, this newsletter is for you! Each month, you’ll receive the latest information on hot career topics and trends, including accessing the hidden job market, creating your personal brand, and writing a winning LinkedIn profile. And that’s … Read more

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It’s a New Year: Time for a New Job, or a New Attitude?

Happy New Year! The word “new” is so exciting and inspiring, isn’t it? It’s a fresh start, a chance to try something different – and maybe even a little bit daring. For many job seekers, the New Year can be a wake-up call to start a new career. For others, it’s about figuring out how … Read more

The Job Search Can Take an Emotional Toll

The Job Search Can Take an Emotional Toll

It’s no secret that job searches and career transitions can be challenging and time-consuming, as well as emotionally draining. Read on for some facts and tips to help you overcome the frustration, loneliness, and self-doubt that can arise during the employment search. FACT: You are not alone! Although it can surely feel like it sometimes, … Read more

Autumn Leaves

Autumn: A Time for Career Self-Reflection

Autumn symbolizes beginnings and renewal, whether it’s the start of a new academic semester, a celebration of the Jewish New Year, or the welcoming of crisper temperatures. The fall season can also be a great time to energize your job search. While many job seekers spend time reworking their resume or updating their LinkedIn page, … Read more

Halloween Pumpkin

Job Hunting: Thriller, Suspense, or Nightmare?

Ghosting: Candidates and hiring managers alike have been guilty of suddenly cutting off communication during the interview process. Employers may ignore candidates after one or more interviews, leaving candidates in limbo. Conversely, candidates may not show up to scheduled interviews — or even not show up for their first day. None of this is acceptable … Read more

Gardening

Developing Your Career is Like Growing a Garden

There are a number of ways that a job search or career transition is similar to a growing garden. 1. It needs time to grow, and patience is required. When you plant seeds or bulbs, it can take weeks or even months to see the blooms and stalks breaking through the surface. With a job … Read more

Red Flags

Look Out for These Red Flags in Your Job Hunt

As we all know, job hunting requires determination and patience. Regardless of how long you’ve been searching and interviewing, it’s critical to pay attention to red flags in the job search process. Listen to your head, and your heart, by following these tips. Red Flags in Job Postings A job is still open after being … Read more

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Need the “Inside Scoop” on a Company or Career Path? An Informational Interview Can Provide Clarity

The pandemic has led many of us to consider making career transitions, either out of financial necessity or a desire to prioritize our work-life balance. You may wonder if it is the right time to transfer from one career path to another. If you are not sure how to make the leap to a new … Read more

My Resume

How Many Resumes Do I Need?

Most job seekers will revise their resumes numerous times during their work life, updating and deleting as necessary. All career experts agree that the key to a targeted resume is including keywords – ideally ones that match those in the job listing’s description. But how many different resumes does the average job hunter need in … Read more