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Personal Branding preso on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 9 am (CT)

We are honored to have been invited to speak to the workNET DuPage Job Club on Friday morning at 9 am. We'll be talking about how personal branding can impact your job search positively. There is a way that Apple brands their products. And love it or hate it - Apple is the world's second-most … Continue reading Personal Branding preso on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 9 am (CT)

Announcing the completion of our first eBook – now on sale

The initial eCareerCoaching.com product family We are pleased to announce that our first eBook has been completed, and is ready for sale. For now, the book is available via PayPal by sending us an email at <sales@eCareerCoaching.com>. The 129-page Executive's Guide to Job Search is $19.95, and the 16-page Companion Workbook is $9.95. The Exec … Continue reading Announcing the completion of our first eBook – now on sale

What The Holland Code Means When You’re Seeking Career Clarity – Forbes post

By: Rachel Montanez Contributor We all have distinct gifts and personalities. Some of our traits would not be accepted or appreciated by customers or coworkers, while others may provide entree into career paths we never thought of. The Holland Code was invented and codified by John Holland, an American Psychologist during the 1950s to the … Continue reading What The Holland Code Means When You’re Seeking Career Clarity – Forbes post

Make Your Job Application Robot-Proof – Wall Street Journal article

It takes planning to make sure AI gatekeepers don’t bounce your résumé—sometimes for arbitrary reasons—before a human can make a call By: Sue Shellenbarger We've all asked ourselves the question about why we don't hear back from employers, especially if we spend a large amount of time on our submissions. There are a number of … Continue reading Make Your Job Application Robot-Proof – Wall Street Journal article

Big increase on BuiltInChicago!

Built in Chicago has made a couple of changes to their website. Firstly, due to a seismic shift in the way companies see themselves, many tech companies in particular are going virtual. To that end then, Built in Chicago is making it easier to navigate their openings by having "REMOTE ONLY" as one of the … Continue reading Big increase on BuiltInChicago!

4 Tips for keeping your chin up in the face of rejection during your job search

Photo by RF._.studio on Pexels.com Every day in job search, you face the possibility of loss. Among other things, you can feel the loss of an opportunity, loss of motivation, loss of the feeling of usefulness. Loss of your spirited self. Loss of your sense of humor. Many other things. These are all natural human … Continue reading 4 Tips for keeping your chin up in the face of rejection during your job search

Yet another new (to us) job board

We've been working with the team at workNET DuPage quite a bit recently, and have found them to be an outstanding resource in the community in DuPage County (western suburbs of Chicago). Today, we checked out their job board, and there are around 100 job postings there from many walks of life: https://www.worknetdupage.org/jobs/ We highly … Continue reading Yet another new (to us) job board

Another new group to add to your repertoire

In case you're not aware, there is a great incubator in the Chicago area called "1871." 1871 is a public/private organization, helping small companies in the Chicago area. They also hold meetings on a regular basis, where you can meet the Founders that have gone through the 1871 platform, such as the folks that started … Continue reading Another new group to add to your repertoire