How to Fully Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile to Help You Land Your First Job (Part 1 of 2)

Since LinkedIn is the number one professional networking site, it’s surprising, sometimes shocking really, how many profiles, even of successful, established professionals, are not optimized for professional networking. Speaking of successful professionals ... as I discussed with the talented and always-seeking-to-be-optimized Natasaha Filipov, on her This Blonde Means Business podcast, most LinkedIn users upload their … Continue reading How to Fully Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile to Help You Land Your First Job (Part 1 of 2)

What So Many New College Grads Get So Wrong About Personal Branding

If you recently graduated from college, or will be soon, I’m sure you know you need to work on your personal brand. And if you’re like many college graduates, you probably are dreading this aspect of the job hunt, not to mention the job hunt altogether. I get it;  finding your first real job out … Continue reading What So Many New College Grads Get So Wrong About Personal Branding

5 Tips for Writing a College Essay You Can Be Really Proud Of

The best piece of advice I can give you about writing your college essay is this: Know that it’s okay and totally normal if it’s hard and even scary. Struggling with your college essay is not a sign that you don’t belong in college or aren’t cut out for it. That’s just your inner critic … Continue reading 5 Tips for Writing a College Essay You Can Be Really Proud Of

Resources for Mindfully Slaying Your Inner Critic

The most important person you will ever communicate with is yourself, and most of us are terrible at it! I know I was for many years until I finally slayed the inner critic who was like a constantly telling me terrible lies about myself: You’re not smart. You’re not attractive. You can’t be a writer… … Continue reading Resources for Mindfully Slaying Your Inner Critic