Life Lately: From Health Scare to Health Journey

Life Lately: From Health Scare to Health Journey

Where do I even begin? Life lately, particularly the last month, has been nothing short of a rollercoaster. March threw me for a loop and these last few weeks have been a harsh reminder that my health is everything and I'm not in fact, invincible. The month started off with me experiencing an array of strange symptoms: fatigue, body weakness, back pain, headaches, unexplained vision changes, and...

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6 Proven Strategies To Step Up Your Job Search

6 Proven Strategies To Step Up Your Job Search

The sheer thought of going about the job search is daunting. Where do you begin? What jobs do you look for? Which ones do you decide to apply for? How do you begin building relationships at target companies you want to work at?  I’m here to help you develop a job search strategy that reduces your overwhelm and makes job seeking easier and more effective. Read on for the proven strategies you can...

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Networking Target List [Worksheet]

Networking Target List [Worksheet]

85% of jobs are filled through networking. Knowing that, how much time have you spent agonizing over your resume and applying to jobs online vs. investing in networking and having targeted conversations? Let it be said - it's more important than ever to build and use your network to land jobs at top companies and to fuel your career growth. However, whenever I talk with clients of mine, they...

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Career Summit 2022: Create Clarity, Stand Out & Achieve the Career You Want

Career Summit 2022: Create Clarity, Stand Out & Achieve the Career You Want

The job market as we know it has changed. The pandemic and the respective workplace changes have impacted the way we think about our careers. It’s being called "the Great Resignation" or as we like to call it, "the Great Reflection," with millions of people having quit their jobs, seeking more flexible and fulfilling work. There’s no sign of it slowing down either, with 40% of the global...

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The Story Behind Lipstick & Ink®

The Story Behind Lipstick & Ink®

On this day four years ago, my day started off as any normal Saturday in January. Little did I know, it would be the day Lipstick & Ink® came to be - a day that would change me forever.  Leading up to January 13, 2018, I had experienced an action-packed few months: getting married to Adam, going on our honeymoon to Maui and New Zealand, and spending time with family for the holidays. As I...

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Welcome to Lipstick & Ink®, your home for everything career and wellness inspired. I’m Kelly, a Chicago-based marketing tech professional, writer, career coach, speaker, and events host.

Whether we’re working together on your career aspirations, refreshing your professional documents, or keeping your mental health in check, I encourage you to own your power and make your mark – one lipstick stain at a time.

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