News and events – Career Coach MJV
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 […]
February 11, 2020

A Brilliant Idea

Did you know that paying women on par with men would add $512.6 billion to the United States economy or roughly 2.8 percent of the 2016 […]
February 6, 2020

Does your Job Pinch?

Have you outgrown your current position? Are you ready to try something new? I was recently working with a client whose job no longer fit. His […]
October 22, 2019

Are You Too Risky to Hire?

Are you giving off the wrong signals and unknowingly decreasing your chances for landing the job? Despite the booming economy some candidates have trouble getting in […]
October 22, 2019

Sharing Your Career Story

Our stories shape our world, communicate our brand, and impact our success. People have been telling stories since the beginning of time. I’ve come to realize […]
October 22, 2019

Stop Tweaking and Start Doing

One of the hardest things for candidates to do is to stop tweaking their résumé and LinkedIn profile and start proactively exploring career opportunities. It is […]