The Ultimate Job Seeker Resource Guide

Hey job seeker, I’m glad you’re here. I know how challenging it can be to start looking for a new job. It once took me over six months to land a job. I share that because I want you to know I’ve been in your shoes and I understand the time and effort that goes…

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6 Ways to Stand Out in a Competitive Job Market

I graduated from college back in 2011, during the aftermath of the Great Recession. I knew then I needed to do my due diligence to stand out as the job market was fierce. While I graduated from college without a full-time job, I was able to land one just 10 days later. This was all…

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Featuring Anina Monteforte: World Traveler & Founder of The World Within Us

I met Anina Monteforte, world traveler, gender equality advocate, and Founder of The World Within Us, through another fellow Shine On feature, Abby Gibbons. And let me tell you, Anina is the coolest. Born in New York City of Mexican, Cuban, and Italian descent, Anina has traveled to 43+ countries in the last five years….

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A 6-Step Guide to Writing an Enticing Cover Letter

Are you fed up with spending hours struggling to write the perfect cover letter? It certainly can seem like an impossibly difficult thing to do. You’ve probably thought to yourself, “I don’t know where to start!” or “I want to sound confident but not arrogant” or “I don’t know what to write about myself!” During…

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Life Lately: Volume 9 – The Power of the Pivot

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of the pivot. Pivoting can come about from a disruptive event or life change, from a restless feeling that it’s time to change, or from an inspired and committed decision to move in a new direction. Pivoting in a Pandemic This whole year has been an…

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