Time Management: 12 Easy Tips to Master

How do you even begin? Think about what you can do with time management in 5 seconds? How about 10 seconds? What about in a minute? Imagine what 30 minutes, or an hour looks like? First, know your abilities and limitations. This will help you plan how long you need to spend on your tasks for work and home life. …

4 Simple Strategies for Single Moms to Manage Stress During a Job Search

The alarm clock buzzes and wakes you from a sweet, deep sleep.  You open your eyes and tell yourself, “It’s another school day – let’s go!” and you get up to start the grind once again.  You wake up the kids, and then you stagger to the kitchen to fix their breakfast while you simultaneously pack their lunches.  Next, you …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …