All posts tagged: entrepreneur

10 Reasons you’re not getting the job

Have you entered dozens of applications to only receive the dreaded, “Thank you for replying,” email?  To help you give your best and land the job I compiled a list of 10 reasons to help you identify areas of improvement. If you are currently job hunting, I know it’s no cake walk and this post is not to poke fun. This list is not to bash nor discourage you but to help you realize some areas of an improvement that could make a big difference in you being offered a job instead of a parting email. I’m guilty of all ten but once I removed the detractors landing job offers became a breeze. Here are 10 reasons why you’re not getting the job… #1 Poorly written resume.  Don’t copy someone’s resume because there are a ton of free templates available to ensure your resume is recruiter ready. Follow my resume tips for more help. Click here for these easy tips to revive your resume and become a top pick for recruiters. #2 Showing up late …

Common mistakes to avoid as an entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is a hot topic lately. Especially amongst millennials desiring a life and career on their own terms. We want a business, great profits, flexibility and a full passport. Sounds like a tall order but I was up to the challenge after facing burnout at the office. Escaping the cubicle became my main focus. So, in 2014 after blogging for a year, while still employed I embarked on an idea that I had shelved. After working with an ICF accredited coach and gaining experience on how to monetize my expertise, my entrepreneurial path began. I created a logo, snagged my domain, posted a beautiful website and earned six figures. …. if only that were true. Sadly I launched to crickets. The products were prelated,my story was clear, and the website worked but I missed the mark on everything else. After 8 months of boot strapping  I decided to take a step back and really pin point where I could improve (I’ll discuss my journey in another post).  For now I want to help you uncover where …