Tag: career advice

How to write a linkedin recommendation for a friend looking for a job
Lots of folks are looking for a job right now, and I'm betting you know a number of people who are submitting resumes. Knowing how to support friends (and old work friends) during this time can be tough. Short of hiring them yourself, what can...
As a career coach, I’ve had dozens of overwrought people pop into my FB chat or the contact form on my website, with a TL;DR of “FML, I just got FIRED.” And I’m so SO sorry that happened to you. I’ve been there, friend. In the summer of 2009 (with the world...
Hayley Herms is a plus size model from Los Angeles, whose online course, "How to Become a Plus Size Model: A Course For The Aspiring Plus Size Model" really helped me up my modeling game – and land plus size modeling contracts in Utah and New York...
How I made $20K on upwork
When I first started out as a freelancer, I had no freaking clue what I was doing. This was in 2010, before the "digital nomad" and "work from anywhere" craze and courses hit. There were very few tips for finding location independent work,...
If we've been hanging out for a minute, then you know I frequently blog about career development and business stuff – and I even offer services as a career coach! In my work with my clients, I see a lot of...
Y’all I’m concerned. I’m concerned with the amount of bs coaching I’m seeing. And I’m not calling bs on specific methodologies or niches — variety is the spice of life, and what’s good coaching for a friend may not work for you.
In my work as a career coach, I help clients raise their income and get promotions (EFF YES). Sometimes, I do one-off sessions with a client to review a job offer from a potential new employer. https://twitter.com/the_huntswoman/status/1055465103720476672 While I'm...
There's this expectation or stereotype (sometimes trope) of creatives finding everything they need within themselves to create their artwork. I find that to be complete bullshit.  Professionals in most fields have to find ways to grow, and a creative must as well.  In addition, a creative usually has to grit...
Y'all, I have been blogging for a MINUTE, and I've been helping to design corporate and blogging websites as a UI/UX designer for even longer. One of the most popular questions I'm asked is, "What platform should I launch my blog on?" There are SO MANY options, and there are about...
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