How to Negotiate Salary

Have you heard people tell you to “never take the first offer,” or “always negotiate your salary.” That’s great advice, but the bigger question is HOW? If you’re not sure where to start, I have a few ways you can approach it: Know the going rate for your position in your industry in your geographic area – the more you …

Why You Should Regularly Update Your Resume

If you’re not currently job searching, what’s the point of keeping your resume up-to-date? I recommend revisiting your resume on a regular basis for a number of reasons: 1. Keep up with changing trends – What was once important may be a given these days – things such as proficiency with email, Office products, and typing are usually expected. 2. …

Wednesday Wisdom: Dalai Lama

Burnout is a real thing. Many of the clients I work with find themselves on the other end of burnout and they don’t know how to get through it. That’s the rub – you can’t push through burnout – you have to take a step back, rest, and re-evaluate. If you are burnt out at work or burnt out from …

Happy 6th Birthday, Sheldrake Consulting!

Sheldrake Consulting turns 6 years old today! It’s also my son’s 13th birthday! I love that we share this special date. Six years ago, I picked my kids up from school, drove to the licensing agency, and filed paperwork to make it official. To say thanks, we’re offering 𝟲 𝗒𝗙𝗙 the Resume Writing Workbook AND the Jump Start your Search …

Tips for Mastering a Virtual Interview

Many companies aren’t inviting employees to the office yet. But that doesn’t mean that interviewing has stopped! If you’re preparing for a virtual interview, you should treat it the same as an in-person interview. Just because you’re at home doesn’t mean you should be casual. Unlike an in-person interview you have the advantage of being in a comfortable space and …

Resume Tips to Get YOU Noticed

September is #InternationalUpdateYourResumeMonth! Here are some tips and tricks to whip your resume into shape and help you stand out! Only highlight the last 10-15 years of your work experience. No need to share all the details of that college internship. Get descriptive with your bullets. How many people were on the project team you managed? By what percentage did …

FREE RESOURCE- No Fear Job Search Webinar Series

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No one wants to be job searching during the #covid19 #recession but that’s just where we’re at. To ensure that you have every tool available, Jobscan is hosting the FREE No Fear Job Search Webinar Series! What it is: 15 expert career coaches are offering free 45-60 minute webinars on the following 5 topics: β€’ What to Do if You …

Ask me Anything- Facebook LIVE at Lunch!

I will be Facebook Live at Lunch for the next 4 Wednesdays: 4/15, 22, 29, and May 6th. What do YOU want to talk about? What is your biggest struggle right now? How can I be of service? Hope to see you at 12EDT on Wednesday. No gimmicks. No selling. Just listening, empathy, and actionable advice. Take care and be …

(Early) Black Friday SALE!

The Jump Start your Jump Search Webinar was a huge hit! Thanks to all who joined in the live session. I’ve heard from several people that they’d like to see the replay. So, to kick-off season of giving, here it is! For just $19.99 you have unlimited access to the 50+ minute recording. Topics covered include: How to update your …