When I started my business last October, my objective was simple. I wanted to help women like me, who are feeling stuck in their careers get out of that mindset to help them achieve fulfillment in a new career. I built the business around how I felt at that moment going to a job that was unhealthy for me every single day. Seven months in, and a few mission statement revisions later, my mission hasn't changed — it has evolved.Read More
Too often I work with clients who are very nervous about how their resume looks to a hiring manager when they have too many jobs listed. They don't want to portray themselves as noncommittal or irresponsible. I am here to tell you that isn't always the case in how the resume is perceived. We are in a job market now that is much more accepting, depending on what the reasons are for leaving a company. There are definite ways to spin the conversation to ensure you are putting your best self forward, but being authentic and truthful at the same time.Read More
Brittany Déjean is not your average human. From the ivy league to a social anthropologist, to Founder; she really covers a lot of ground in the rock star category. As the Founder of AbleThrive, Brittany works to connect people with disabilities and their families with resources and works to change the perception of disability in society.Read More
I recently watched an amazing TED talk given by Emilie Wapnick regarding what she affectionately calls the "multipotentialite." The idea is around having more than one passion or skill set and how culturally, that isn't something we have celebrated when it comes to choosing a career.Read More
I'm sure you've heard my soapbox style rants about cover letters by now. It's true that I've stated many opinions about how I find them archaic and unnecessary. However, I'm here to tell you that I am adjusting my opinion a little bit.Read More
The last month for me has been quite a blur. I am juggling a million different things right now from my business, to freelance gigs, to everything in between. So that's when 2018 decided to call a major audible and decided to drop the bomb of all bombs on me: Breast Cancer.Read More
Alice Kittrell’s resume boasts over a decade of experience in private equity and investment banking specifically in the real estate vertical. She was killing it at work, getting promoted and from an outsider's perspective, on top of the world.Read More
A few months back I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, Being Boss, and I stumbled upon an episode with the founder of Biddy Tarot, Brigit Esselmont. The episode was about using tarot to help bring professional insights to whatever questions you have surrounding your business or professional life. The idea isn't to tell you winning lottery numbers or tell you the name of the great love of your life, but really to inspire a different way of looking at a situation.Read More
Lately, there have been a few stuck moments for some of my clients around feelings about the "perfect job."
Spoiler alert --- > there's no such thing.
Sometimes you have to take an "in between" gig to get you closer to the thing. The fulfillment thing.Read More