News and events – Career Coach MJV
December 8, 2020

December Job Hunt Dilemma

Once Thanksgiving rolls around job seekers express the desire to close up shop until January 2. Every year they ask the same question, “Do people really […]
December 8, 2020

Negotiation isn’t Dead

This may seem like an inopportune time to consider negotiating but the fact is, negotiation is always in vogue. Whether the timing is right for you […]
November 5, 2020

Striking the Right Balance during Interviews

One trend that I have noticed among candidates in the past few months is a tendency to be timid during interviews. While there has always been […]
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 […]