Why Don’t You Want to Be “Adept At…?”

Resume Writing - Why you dont want to be recognized for

Does your resume or LinkedIn profile give readers a clear understanding of your background and qualifications for a new job? When writing your professional documents, you want to communicate the information as clearly as possible. Several phrases are often used in resumes and LinkedIn profiles, but are not actually helpful: Adept at… Recognized for… Demonstrated … Continued

Have Cultural Issues Sabotaged your Interview? [Watch My Video]

Have Cultural Issues Sabotaged Your Interview?

There is a real mix of cultures here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Many of the people living in the area were born and raised in another country. This mix of cultures can sometimes result in different types of “proper” etiquette, putting people unexpectedly at odds, even in professional situations. In my time as … Continued

Do You Know Why You Should Join a Professional Association? Watch My Video to Find Out 3 Reasons Why They Are Important!

Professional assocations

Every industry has at least one professional association (sometimes more) created by thought leaders to further the profession. Many of them are national or international organizations with local, or even virtual, chapters. I belong to three associations that are primary sources of information to stay current in my work as a writer and coach. The … Continued