The Power of a Made-Up Mind

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 In my role as a career coach, I coach many job seekers and there is one quality that seems to determine their success more than all other personal qualities combined.  …

7 Virtual Interview Tips that Will Land You the Job

With so many companies and job seekers following virus safety protocols, virtual job interviews are on the rise. A virtual interview is an interview conducted by remote means where the interviewer and interviewee can see and talk to each other with video and audio. Virtual interviews may be done using various software programs and in a format similar to in-person …

January’s Work+Faith Online Speaker is Terrica Smith!

Terrica Smith, Founding Developer of Madeline Cove, joins us on February 17th for the Work + Faith Online Speaker Series. In this series, our CEO Anthony Flynn interviews distinguished professionals who exemplify living at the center of work and faith, making it a priority to reflect Christ-centered lives while empowering others to do the same. We’re excited to hear from …

How to Maintain a Positive Attitude During Your Job Search

You are looking at an offer letter for your next job.  Everything looks great, and you reach for the pen to sign it, and then WHAM!  You wake up!  Maybe you’re at the point in your job search where you’re doubting if this dream will ever become a reality.    Most job seekers will agree without hesitation that looking for …

Why Inclusion is so Important in the Workplace

Typically, you will hear the words “diversity” and “inclusion” used together like they are married but respectfully, they are two different things. In my opinion, an organization should have a clear and separate plan of action on how to achieve both things. Diversity should look beyond the usual demographic measurements of race, gender and age and include varying thoughts, perspectives, …

5 Networking Do’s and Don’ts

Did you know that you have a network? You do. Everyone does. Your network is basically everyone that you know. And the process of engaging with the people in your network in an intentional and strategic way has a name as well. That is called “networking.” If you are engaged in job search at the moment, or if you expect …

6 Reasons Why You Need a Career Coach

A mentor is another name for a career coach. 76% of people think mentors are important, but only 37% have one. [1]  That is a startling and important statistic.  If so many people understand the importance of having experienced individuals guiding their career choices, why aren’t more people seeking out mentorships?  Let’s explore some of the reasons why having a …

5 Tips for Being Productive While Working from Home

With the ever-changing fast pace of the world and the work environment, people now have the opportunity to work from home.  Aside from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a whole host of reasons why one might choose to work from home.  It can be because there are better financial opportunities for people to work from home. It could also mean …

3 Powerful Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King that Will Inspire Your Career

If you have heard it once, you have heard it a hundred times – 2020 was unprecedented. Now add in job search and career upheaval, and you have a partial list of the unwanted circumstances that have been a large part of our lives over the last 12 months, though it seems like so much longer. With that said, we …

Interview with a WorkFaith Graduate

I interviewed Shareen about her job search experience and how participating in the WorkFaith program helped her get her dream job. Read on to hear her story. Shareen had several difficult years.  She suddenly became ill and was let go from her job at a large prestigious company.  Then, after she recovered, she went to Panama City to care for …