Recruiter Relationships That Last

Making and maintaining our connections. It was over three years ago when I connected with a software engineer, we’ll call him Jim. Jim was a great candidate, he talked me through his career, skill set, projects, etc. but at that time he wasn’t really looking for a job. During my conversation with Jim, he mentioned… Read more »

5 Signs You’re Working with a Good Recruiter

Working with a recruiter can be extremely beneficial for your job search. You’ll get exposure to jobs you may have never found, guidance throughout the process, and even someone to negotiate on your behalf. Think of the recruiters you work with as agents for your specific skills and talents, much like an athlete or actor… Read more »

Keeping Your Job Search Timeline Straight

An offer might seem like a mythical, far away idea, but with persistence, confidence, and the right skills, you’ll be getting them before you know it. And, if your timing is right, you’ll get those offers around the same time. I find that one of the most important and often overlooked parts of the job… Read more »

What Technical Recruiters Look for in a Resume

Recruiters read a lot of resumes – some resumes are great, while others leave a bit more to be desired. If you’re a tech professional and not getting a response on the resumes you’re sending out, I’m here to help! Work these quick and easy tips into your next resume update to ensure you don’t… Read more »

Get Involved, Volunteer

Reflecting on what makes you happy. I’ve recently done some reflecting on myself, my relationships, my career, and what makes me happy and fulfilled. I have an amazing husband (newlywed!), incredible friends, a lovely home, and a great career – there is no denying how thankful and lucky I am. It was through this exercise… Read more »

Salesforce Professionals, Here’s Why You Should Get Certified

Salesforce Certifications are not necessarily a justification of whether someone is qualified to work with the platform or not. However, getting certified does have numerous benefits. Salesforce Certifications can be extremely valuable when searching for a new job or for landing a new client if you’re an Independent Contractor. Here’s why: Non-Salesforce experts are analyzing… Read more »

Working with a Team Mentality

Effective teamwork in the modern workplace is an idea that seems fairly easy to execute on paper, but when it comes down to the interactions of different humans, it turns into a gamble of how cohesive that group can work and succeed with each other. Ending up with a high-functioning team will not only make… Read more »

Focus with an Organized & Clutter-Free Work Zone

If you are losing focus and getting distracted, it’s probably time to get organized. Days in the office FLY by and organizing, de-cluttering, and implementing new productivity tactics start to seem impossible and less important than the work itself. Many of us are spending our work week in the same spot, so why aren’t we… Read more »

5 Step Interview Prep

The best time to look for a job is when you have a job. In that case, you’re going to interview while you’re currently working and finding the time to properly prepare can get tricky. So, I’ll be brief. Over the years, I’ve received valuable interview feedback — here are my essential todos before your… Read more »