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Starting on January 25th, I am offering a group coaching program called Land Your Dream Job. This is an 8-week small group coaching program for a maximum of 15 participants – focused on planning and executing a targeted, proactive job search that will support you in landing your dream job. Land Your Dream Job will help you: ü Identify exactly what …
 
Starting on January 25th, I am offering a group coaching program called Land Your Dream Job. This is an 8-week small group coaching program for a maximum of 15 participants – focused on planning and executing a targeted, proactive job search that will support you in landing your dream job. Land Your Dream Job will help you: ü Identify exactly what …
 
Be sure to sign up for the special webinar in January – The 3 Things You Haven’t Thought About For Your Next Job Search. Here’s what you’ll gain from this webinar: ü Clarity around EXACTLY what you are looking for in an employer – after all, how will you know if you have found IT if you don’t even know what IT is? ü Awareness of your values and ski…
 
Be sure to sign up for the special webinar in January – The 3 Things You Haven’t Thought About For Your Next Job Search. Here’s what you’ll gain from this webinar: -Clarity around EXACTLY what you are looking for in an employer – after all, how will you know if you have found IT if you don’t even know what IT is? -Awareness of your values and skill…
 
Be sure to sign up for the special webinar in January – The 3 Things You Haven’t Thought About For Your Next Job Search. Here’s what you’ll gain from this webinar: ü Clarity around EXACTLY what you are looking for in an employer – after all, how will you know if you have found IT if you don’t even know what IT is? ü Awareness of your values and ski…
 
Don’t forget to sign up for “The 3 Things You HAVEN’T Thought About For Your Next Job Search” webinar on January 11, 2022. Here’s what you’ll get: ü Clarity around EXACTLY what you are looking for in an employer – after all, how will you know if you have found IT if you don’t even know what IT is? ü Awareness of your values and skills, so you can m…
 
Be sure to sign up for the special webinar in January – The 3 Things You Haven’t Thought About For Your Next Job Search. Here’s the link: https://3thingswebinar.carrd.co/ Last week, I talked about how to prepare for the interview as an internal candidate. Today, I’m talking about the different types of interviews you might encounter – and how to pr…
 
To register for “The 3 Things You HAVEN’T Thought About For Your Next Job Search” on January 11th, 2022, click here: https://3thingswebinar.carrd.co/ I’ve talked extensively about interviews on this podcast – and it’s one of my absolute favorite topics to coach my clients on. Several of my interview podcasts made it on my recent “Best of” podcast o…
 
Freelancing…The Freelance Economy…Side Hustles…Entrepreneurship. As a result of COVID, many people have opted out of their corporate, non-profit, and education jobs in favor of doing their own thing. Still others are continuing to work in their previous profession, while building a side business. Still others are contemplating a shift to self-emplo…
 
Reminder: January 11, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. is “The Three Things You Haven’t Thought About For Your Next Job Search.” Register today at: Mastercoachwebinars.carrd.co I am SO excited to bring you the 200th episode of The Exclusive Career Coach podcast. This milestone represents hundreds of hours writing content, recording episodes, and until recently, e…
 
My guest today is Marina Kirik, and we’re talking about stress and fatigue around the changes to our work environments due to the pandemic. Marina explains some of the unique challenges of work-from-home, work-in-office, and hybrid arrangements, and gives us strategies for coping with the stress around each. Marina also shares ideas for keeping the…
 
A lot of people – maybe more than ever before – are re-thinking their career path. In this episode with guest Jeff Perry, we talk about making an intentional, rather than reactive, career transition. Everyone has heard of the “Great Resignation” and knows the effects the pandemic has had on certain industries and many careers. We discuss what is go…
 
My guest this week is Mark Herschberg, and we’re talking about How to Manage People You Don’t Manage. This is a particularly important topic in light of the changes we’re seeing as corporations respond to COVID. Learning how to manage people via influence before you have the position can help show your boss what you are capable of and open the door…
 
My guest this week is Mark Danaher, founder of Mark Danaher Training and Coaching. Mark and I discuss the seismic shift in people’s work because of the pandemic – especially the large number of people who are rethinking their career direction. Mark gives us the signs that you may be ready to make a career shift, as well as strategies to help you ma…
 
My guest today is Dave Perry and we’re talking about the concept of a blue-chip stock as it applies to being a standout employee. We talk about how to position yourself as a blue-chip stock during the interview process and once you’ve gotten the job. Dave gives us action steps we can take to begin positioning ourselves as a blue-chip stock. Are you…
 
My guest this week is Dave Fano, Founder and CEO of Teal, which provides people with tools, resources, and community for career management. We are talking about startups – how they are different, what to expect if you work at one, and how to transition back into a corporate environment. We also talk about the red flags – and “green flags” – to look…
 
My guest this week is Dr. Nicole Tschierske, and we are talking about how to infuse your current position with passion, excitement, and creativity - no matter what is happening in your company, with your boss, or in your personal life. We talk about the “grass is greener” concept that is so prevalent as we come out of the pandemic, how to decide if…
 
A reminder that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.co We’re hearing a lot about “The Great Resignation” of 2021 and the volatile job market…
 
Today I have several guests on the podcast. Alycia Grenesko, Reese Kerlin, and Kristin Kerlin talk with me about why they reached out to me for coaching, what shifted for them during coaching, and what advice they have for others who may be thinking of hiring a coach. I also speak with my coach, Mimi Bishop, who also holds dual roles as a coach and…
 
A reminder that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.co Today, I’m talking about whether you should hire a professional resume writer or DIY …
 
A reminder that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.co Today, I’m talking about 3 areas of your LinkedIn profile that are often overlooked –…
 
A reminder that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.co Through various groups I belong to and sites I visit regularly, there is a lot of tal…
 
A reminder that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.com Today, I want to drill down on ways to promote yourself as a SME on LinkedIn. Let’s …
 
Today my guest is Ed Evarts, author of “Driving Your Career.” We talk about ways to take responsibility for your own career success. Ed is a leadership coach, business strategist, and podcaster with Excellius Leadership Development (excellius.com). Reach out to Ed at ed@excellius.com or find him on LinkedIn. Are you in the wrong job that chips away…
 
I wanted to let you know that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.com I’m a huge fan of Brené Brown’s work, and I love her concept of FFTs. …
 
Our topic today is 7 Raise Rules for Women Who Want to Make More Money, with Laura Browne. Men and women approach salary issues very differently, and Laura and I dive into these differences and how women can ask for what they want. Laura provides us with some of her best tips for asking for a raise and negotiating a salary and compensation package.…
 
I wanted to let you know that I’ve moved to a once-a-month webinar format, held on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. Eastern. The topic is different each month, and I jam-pack them full of content. To learn about the next webinar: https://mastercoachwebinars.carrd.com This week, I want to talk about how to wrap up a job interview and wha…
 
Today, my guest is Carson Tate of workingsimply.com, and we’re talking about our work relationships. Carson is an employee engagement expert, and we talk about why relationships at work are so important. She also gives us tips for re-engaging with our coworkers now that many of us are going back in the office. She shares with us the “Platinum Rule”…
 
We’d love to think that everything is back to “normal,” and all our pandemic-related stresses and frustrations are behind us. THIS ISN’T TRUE. Whether we are dealing with returning to work, navigating a return to normal with our significant others or children, or rethinking our career path, many of use are still dealing with COVID-related fatigue. …
 
Today, my guest is Heather Younger, author of The Art of Caring Leadership. In addition to being a best-selling author, Heather is an international speaker, consultant, and facilitator. She is the CEO and founder of Employee Fanatix, an employee engagement, leadership development, and DEI consulting firm. Heather Younger is the host of the Leadersh…
 
In episode #177, I talked about overcoming your fear of networking. Today’s podcast will be strategies that you may not have thought of to either jumpstart your networking, or to take what you are already doing to the next level. Before I dive into the seven strategies, there are three points I want to make for the one millionth time: 1. Networking…
 
My guest today is Jen Ngozi, founder of NetWerk®, a global women in leadership organization and movement on a mission to help everyday women worldwide build the community, confidence, and skills needed to become leaders. Since their launch, Jen has grown NetWerk® from her basement to a global community of instructors, members and over 20,000 NetWer…
 
Let me start by saying that MANY people are afraid to network. Here’s what they tell me: -I don’t know many people -I don’t know what to say -I don’t know how to reach out -I can’t network during a pandemic - I’m awkward in a large group All of these thoughts are just that…thoughts. And they are all overcomable. Let’s first talk about one-to-one ne…
 
I have done plenty of episodes on how to answer various types of interview questions. What I want to touch on today is everything else surrounding the job interview. When I was the director of a University Career Center, I noticed my students would spend hours preparing for an exam – and yet very little time preparing for a job interview. The last …
 
Why is personal branding important? To differentiate yourself in a crowded candidate pool To clearly convey the benefits an employer will get from hiring you To avoid being the “generic” candidate NOT an objective – which tells the employer what YOU want, rather than what you can deliver The problem with most people’s attempt at branding is that it…
 
Here’s what I see on almost every resume that comes my way: either there isn’t an achievement in sight, or the few achievements that are there are mixed in with bulleted job duties. This creates what we resume writers call “death by bullets.” A looooong laundry list of job duties, maybe a few achievements, that don’t impress the reader and causes t…
 
Let’s begin by explaining what the ATS is: software that manages the entire hiring and recruitment process. From posting the job online to making the job offer, an ATS keeps track of all the activity that takes place in the recruiting department. If you have applied to a company’s website or uploaded your resume to Indeed or LinkedIn, you’ve used a…
 
For this article, I pulled heavily from the Real Simple article “4 Moments When You Need a Mentor” in the November 2020 issue by Ronnie Koenig. According to the article, 63 percent of women in one study said they had never had a mentor. The article also states that employees with mentors are promoted five times more often than those without a mento…
 
For this episode, I leaned heavily on the article “7 Essential Tips for Effective 1 on 1 Meetings with Your Manager” from the getlighthouse.com blog. In a perfect world, 1:1 meetings with your boss should be something you have regularly, and actually look forward to. Done well, effective 1:1 meetings are an opportunity for: -Feedback -Coaching -Rel…
 
Today, I have a return guest – Mac Prichard. Mac runs the highly successful Mac’s List for employment opportunities in the Portland area. The site also offers a wealth of tips for both job seekers and employers looking to hire. Mac is also the host of the Find Your Dream Job podcast. We're talking about networking secrets for job seekers. Mac talks…
 
Today’s podcast is based heavily on the getlighthouse.com blog, specifically the blog titled “18 Questions to Ask Your Manager to Improve Your Relationship and Better Manage Up.” I’m sure I’m not telling you anything new: people leave managers, not companies. According to a recent Gallup poll, more than 50% of us have left a job because of our boss…
 
Today, my guest is Laura Berman Fortgang, and we are discussing three clues you can look at from your past to help you find the career you are meant to be in. We talk about what clues to look for, how to assess those clues, and what to do with your new-found self-awareness. Laura is the author of Now What? 90 Days to a New Life Direction. She is a …
 
Since COVID hit last March, I have been putting out a lot of content on the podcast and in my weekly webinars around your job search. In this episode, I want to approach the topic of your job search from a slightly different angle. I want to start by giving you three recent podcasts that will be especially helpful for your job search: #154 – Five W…
 
My guest today is Jawad Ahsan, CFO of Axon. We are talking about how to move into the executive ranks. Jawad set a goal for himself to become an executive, which he first achieved as a divisional CFO at GE Healthcare. By age 34, he was the CFO of a private equity-backed SaaS company; at age 37, he became the CFO of publicly traded Axon. In his curr…
 
Let me start by saying that LinkedIn is your single best job search resource. Today, I want to drill down on 12 specific ways to network using LinkedIn. CONNECTIONS 1. When you ask someone to connect with you, keep it simple. Comment on something you have in common, someone you have in common, or something you admire about them. 2. Thank each perso…
 
My guest for today’s episode is Fawn Germer, and we’re talking about why the pandemic offers a tremendous opportunity for those of use willing to step up to the plate. In this episode, we discuss the following: 1. Lessons learned about perseverance in the face of falling down – often. 2. Advice for people looking for a job during COVID, especially …
 
I’m finding a lot of my clients are missing some pretty amazing resources in looking for their next job, so I wanted to spend this episode going over 10 of these resources. 1. Your alumni association. University alumni associations are an often-overlooked resource for connecting with other alums. Here are just some of the job search-related help th…
 
This week's guest is Adriel Lubarsky of Riveterworks.com - an online community for job seekers. We talk about how to make the most of your unemployment, both personally and professionally. Adriel has a special offer for listeners; check it out at riverterworks.com/Lesa You can email Adriel at adriel@riverterworks.com and find him on LinkedIn, Twitt…
 
This month, I’ve offered 5 action steps for your resume and 5 action steps for LinkedIn. Today, I’ll give you 5 action steps for interviewing in the pandemic. If you are happily employed right now, you can still get valuable takeaways from these clinics. I want to give the same caveat as the previous two weeks: Keep in mind that anything I teach yo…
 
Last week, I offered 5 action steps for your resume in the pandemic; today I am giving you 5 action steps for LinkedIn. Next week I will be giving an interviewing clinic. If you are happily employed right now, you can still get valuable takeaways from these clinics. I want to give the same caveat as last week: Keep in mind that anything I teach you…
 
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