Getting a New Job During a Pandemic

Congratulations, you’ve decided to start looking for a new job! You might be feeling nervous, excited, overwhelmed, or all three. The good news is that people are actively getting jobs right now, in the middle of the pandemic. With the Federal Unemployment rate at 6.3%, the job market is pretty competitive, so might take a bit longer. As a job … Read more…

How To: LinkedIn Connection Requests

If you’ve been looking for a job, chances are you’ve heard the infamous statistic that something like 70-80% of all jobs are gained through networking.  As a job seeker, that can be a scary number, especially for introverts.  In a perfect world, you know someone who can connect you to someone at that dream company in what we’d call a … Read more…

Phone Screen Tips

Getting Past the Phone Screen It’s Tuesday morning; you are driving to work and your phone rings.   “Hi, it’s Mary from ‘Your Dream Company,’ do you have a few minutes?”  Oh, the dreaded phone screen!  It’s great news that they’re calling, but it’s been a few weeks since you applied, and you’ve been caught completely off guard.  So, now what? Make sure … Read more…

Getting into Management

Top 10 Tips: Getting into Management Have you thought about where you’d like to see your career go in the next five years?  A lot of people I work with tell me they want to be a manager in the future, but they’re not quite sure how to get there.  If you have your sights set on getting into management,  … Read more…

Seattle Startup Week

Lessons from Seattle Startup Week Last week I was lucky enough to attend Seattle Startup Week.   Determined to make the most in the time that I had, I attended 17 sessions over 4 days.  Seattle Startup week pulled together amazing presenters and fantastic networking opportunities.  I learned SO much and by the time the conference ended I was exhausted. … Read more…