Interviews: Women & Makeup

I have finally figured out a simple and effective routine for wearing makeup during interviews. I also will give recommendations on products as well! Use mineral makeup only - here it is: 1) Always cleanse, tone, and apply serum or moisturizer depending on your skincare routine. 2) Begin with foundation primer - BareMinerals is a … Continue reading Interviews: Women & Makeup

Sources for Job Searching

Here is a list of sources for job searching - obviously customize it to your location, field, and other factors. Be creative and remember job searching is both active and passive: Networking Events a. “Network After Work” – An organization that hosts networking events all across the USA. Be prepared to take a business card and … Continue reading Sources for Job Searching

2016 and Career Goals

Happy New Year to all my followers! Normally we all think about resolutions to make for the New Year. Instead of resolutions, I suggest focusing on goals. Here are my five tips on how to achieve your career goals: Use a pen and paper. Choose a small notebook you can carry with you to write … Continue reading 2016 and Career Goals

Writing Cover Letters

For the past month and a half, I've been writing cover letters for job applications. While talking with my brother yesterday, I realized a different approach I could use for putting them together. Now I realize it may take more time but your cover letter is actually the only chance you have to craft your … Continue reading Writing Cover Letters

How I Define “Empower”

How I Define "Empower" Educate Move Positive Own Why Energy Results We all talk about feeling empowered and more recently this is discussed quite a bit amongst women. What does that mean? Have you created your definition of what it means to be empowered? I had a bit of a break in the past six … Continue reading How I Define “Empower”

My Experience with Video Interviewing

I know it has been ages. I just completed my first pre-recorded video interview for a job application. It was interesting! My tips based on my experience: 1) Relax and take a deep breath. 2) Complete the test question to see how you look and how your tone comes across. 3) You will know the … Continue reading My Experience with Video Interviewing

When Life Gets Slammed!!

So I've been slammed!! My apologies but it has been insane between school, work and life. I miss blogging and feel terrible that I haven't written. To all my followers, I promise I will be back soon. In the meantime, here are my survival tips for when life gets slammed: 1) Stay hydrated: I don't … Continue reading When Life Gets Slammed!!

Coffee and Working Professionals

Well, it's the first Monday of 2015. It's also my first blog of 2015. In my last blog I wrote that Monday's will be good for all of us and that I will be writing weekly. So now I'm sharing how to make your weeks better - in terms of health, personally and professionally. This applies … Continue reading Coffee and Working Professionals

My Top Ten Resume Tips

Top Ten Resume Tips from ASK.Solutions: 1) The Look: Keep it simple, Arial or Times New Roman (Font size 11 or 12) with even margins, no italics, underlines or bolding. No invisible tables (because I've deleted them from writing resumes) and centre all headings. 2) Tailoring Your Resume: There's the common tip to cater towards … Continue reading My Top Ten Resume Tips

Creating Your Career Inventory

Before I write, I want to say thank you in advance for reading my blog, I welcome feedback and requests and look forward to hearing from you. In the New Year, we make resolutions, which commonly we don’t end up keeping. It begins with lose more weight, create a financial plan, say “no” more often, … Continue reading Creating Your Career Inventory