Articles – Career Coach MJV
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, […]
May 20, 2020

Career Strategies to Implement Now

While it may feel like our life/job/career is at a standstill there are undercurrents at work. Surprisingly, organizations are interviewing and hiring candidates. This week one […]
May 11, 2020

Connecting During COVID

What do we crave the minute we are told we can’t have it? Human connection, of course. Even those of us who are introverts miss getting […]
April 28, 2020

Navigating Work on ZOOM

Today, everyone it seems is using the Zoom video conference tool to conduct business and stay connected! The COVID-19 pandemic and the implementation of shelter-in-place and […]
April 24, 2020

Use Stories to Land the Job

Just like old photos connect us to the past, stories have the power to connect us to our audience.  If you are a job candidate, the […]
March 19, 2020

Job Hunting during a Pandemic

In less than a week our world has drastically changed. What we knew or thought we knew about the economy and job security has been upended. […]
February 12, 2020

Getting Through Applicant Tracking Systems

Ninety-five percent of Fortune 500  companies use an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) or talent management system to organize and track résumés. Companies readily admit that many […]