Articles – Career Coach MJV
October 12, 2020

Building Rapport on Zoom

Much has been written about proper Zoom protocol and the mechanics of interviewing on a video platform. Very little is available about how to create rapport […]
October 5, 2020

Literacy the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Imagine trying to find your way around town without being able to read street signs, buying over-the-counter medications without being able to read the directions, or […]
October 5, 2020

Taking Action in the Face of Fear

As you might guess I am in contact with a lot of job seekers, now more than ever before. One of the hardest parts of job […]
September 1, 2020

Are You Sharing the Wrong Information?

This week I’ve been having conversations with clients who are preparing for interviews. One common mistake that candidates make is providing too much of the wrong […]
September 1, 2020

Networking During COVID-19

Today, millions of job seekers are finding out the hard way that applying online and expecting a response is a long shot. Simply filling out online […]
September 1, 2020

Resources for Launching Your Job Search

If you are one of the many workers who have lost a job due to COVID-19, knowing where to start and how to scale up for […]
July 14, 2020

Optimizing your Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems ATS

Nearly all Fortune 500 companies use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to organize, manage and track resumé. On one hand, ATS systems are a boon for […]
July 14, 2020

Cover Letter: Yes or No?

To write a cover letter or not, that is a question I frequently get from new clients. Many candidates skip this important step when applying for […]
July 14, 2020

COVID-19 Recession Resume Update

Because of the rapid downshift in the economy, a lot of people are feeling pressured to get their resumé in order. For many, complicating the challenge […]
July 14, 2020

Post COVID-19 Trends

Our world has changed so much in such a short time. Three months ago, none of us would have dreamed that a deadly virus would claim […]
June 3, 2020

Reframing Your Career

Have your job or career prospects taken a dive because of the coronavirus?  Then it is time to re-examine your career. The frame that you have […]
May 20, 2020

Making Sense of Change

Clients seek me out because they want something to change: their job prospects, their career, their salary, their life. Yet, even when we seek out change, […]