Articles – Page 3 – Career Coach MJV
July 3, 2018

Jumping back into the Job Market?

Jumping back into the job market can be fraught with challenge. Occasionally, I work with individuals who are re-entering the job market after taking a break […]
July 3, 2018

Putting Curiosity to Work

Successful interviews of all types reflect a real interest in the other party. Curious, open-ended who, what, where and how questions lead to an expansion of […]
July 28, 2017

Have You Been Fired?

Tips for handling the gut-wrenching, “Have you ever been fired?” question when the answer is “Yes.” But first, let’s be sure you really were fired. Fired […]
June 6, 2017

LinkedIn Marketing Tips

It should come as no surprise that LinkedIn continues to be a key source of qualified candidates for recruiters. Other than a company’s Applicant Tracking System […]
May 24, 2017

When to ask for a Reference

A few years back I asked a gardener friend about the best time to plant fruit trees. His response, “Ten years ago.” And then he asked […]
March 13, 2017

Asking for a Raise

Timing can be a key factor when asking for a raise. Here are five excellent opportunities to ask for a raise. The first obvious opportunity is […]
December 13, 2016

Are You Playing Full On?

Are you playing full on? That’s a question I ask myself throughout the year. I wish that I could say that the answer is always “yes” […]
November 14, 2016

Expressing Your Best Authentic Self

Expressing Your Best Authentic Self As a career coach, a huge part of my job is coaching people to remember and confidently express their best self […]
October 24, 2016

Creating a Career Worth Having

Regardless of whether you are launching your career, eyeing a promotion or re-entering the job market you hold the keys to your success. Technical skills and […]
October 13, 2016

Words that Negate Your Value

Words that Negate Your Value The new year is an excellent time to revisit the language we use to promote ourselves at work, during interviews and […]
October 10, 2016

Non-Monetary Benefits of Negotiating

Non-Monetary Benefits Of Negotiating Many people fail to appreciate the non-monetary benefits of negotiating. In addition to the obvious increase in current and future income, (the […]
October 10, 2016

Don’t Forget List

Last week as I was wrapping up a three-month coaching project with a client, he asked me to send him a “don’t forget” list. Although I […]