When to Break the Rules πŸ”¨

Happy Friday!Things are pretty quiet this week as we get ready for the holidays. I've been thinking more about my offerings to people both as a consultant and as a career mentor.I'll post a draft list of what I think a draft set of my consulting offe...

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Nov 20, 2020
Stand-Ups, Meetings, Procrastination and More πŸ‘€

Hi there,I realized I wrote a lot about career stuff lately, so I switched gears a little to write about what I do as a consultant a little more. Now, in particular there is an article called 4 Steps to Better Action that I wish more people knew abou...

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Nov 13, 2020
What a Week ☠

Hey, This week has been crazy for just about everyone and even though the weekend, a lot of the stress and anxiety isn't going anywhere yet. Personally I've been avoiding a lot of social media. That's been helpful for me. Turns out that without it I...

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Nov 06, 2020
Happy Halloween! πŸŽƒ

Hi there,A little bit ago I did a panel discussion with the Agile Alliance to help people navigate their technical careers. It was my first panel discussion and I have to admit, I had butterflies in my stomach.There were so many things I wanted to sa...

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Oct 30, 2020
I'm Hosting an AMA For Career Questions ✨

Hey there!Today at 2PM CST I'm going to try out my streaming setup to get ready to offer more webinars and support my new class - Your $10k Resume. So I thought I might as well let everyone know about it and use that time to help people with their de...

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Oct 23, 2020
The Ups and Downs of Recruiters ☎️

Hi there,Today's the day. I'm going to start promoting my first online class Your $10k Resume. I did a trial the other day and someone pointed out that a lot of my stuff was kind of broken, so I took it offline and fixed it up. I'd love for any of yo...

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Oct 09, 2020
Upcoming New Class: Your $10k Resume πŸ’ΈπŸ’Έ

Hi there,A little bit ago I put online that I was offering 5 1-hour resume consultations. I had 4 people sign up in 24 hours and have completed all of those consultations. At the end I said, "I'm going to ask you to pay whatever you feel this was wor...

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Oct 02, 2020
πŸ’ One Resume to Rule Them All

Hi there, Last week I offered a 1-hour resume consultation to 5 people. Four scheduled time with me in less than 24 hours. While these aren't impressive numbers, they are very validating. I've been wondering for a while if there is more I could offe...

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Sep 25, 2020
πŸ’£πŸ’£Who Wants a 1-Hour Resume Consultation?

Hi gang,I thought its time for me to get a little serious about the career mentoring I do. Some of you know me because of that, some of you don't. It's like a little club for people getting career help if they know the secret handshake.I started my c...

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Sep 18, 2020
Apply to Jobs You Don't Want πŸ±β€πŸ

Hi there,Here's my weekly update for September 11th, 2020...πŸ—’οΈ Apply to Jobs You Don’t WantWhen I mentor people trying to land their first few jobs in development, I often encourage them to apply to multiple jobs a week.I’m commonly told there aren’t...

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Sep 11, 2020