The Key Difference Between “Being Yourself” in an Interview and “Being Your Best Self”

“Just be yourself.” It’s an extremely common piece of advice for many different types of situations, including job interviews. The intention is to encourage you to relax and not try to be someone else simply because you think that’s what the hiring manager is looking for. Rex Huppke, a columnist at The Chicago Tribune, believes that when you […]

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4 Ways Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Job Search

After months of unemployment, one of my career coaching clients desperately needed a new job, but she wanted to make sure it was in a field she loved. So, we re-did her resume and LinkedIn profile, wrote a cover letter, talked about potential transferable skills, and reviewed the descriptions of jobs she was interested in. There was just one problem: […]

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