Articles and Advice

I’ve written about lots of different career-related topics for a variety of outlets since 2006.

And in my role as the Senior Career Specialist for FlexJobs, I write about career advice and job search trends, both for the FlexJobs blog and as guest posts for other sites. Here are some examples:

How to Find a Remote Job and Start Working from Home

Wrote and designed this 29-page guide for professionals interested in Remote Work Guide Blog Post Imagecareer-level, professionally-oriented remote work opportunities, including job market trends, search techniques, and resume, cover letter, and interviewing advice.

How to Easily Incorporate Social Media into Your Job Search

“You’re probably on social media already, even if you’re just using it for personal interactions. Perhaps Facebook…maybe Instagram…could be Twitter. Whatever you’re already using personally, it’s vital to incorporate social media professionally as well.”

3 Steps to Quit Your Inflexible Job for a More Flexible Work Arrangement

“Interested in finding a more flexible work arrangement that allows for a little more freedom? Here are three things you can do to make it happen.”

How to Become a Writer as a Second Career

“When you entertain the idea of being a writer, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to begin. If you’ve done something else with your career up to this point, how can you use that experience and expertise to find writing jobs? How can you become a writer? I spoke with two professionals, accomplished in their own careers, who’ve turned their interest in writing into more than a hobby.”

4 Remote Work Trends Professionals Should Know for 2018

“Want to work from home? 2018 is a great year to search for a remote job. But before you start your search, here are a few remote work trends you should know.”

How Leaning Out Helped Me Lean In: Learning from Sheryl Sandberg’s Option B

“Our experiences at work and in life are all unique. The challenges we face, large and small, impact us in different ways. What everyone needs, professionally and personally, is also going to be unique, and those needs change throughout the course of a career.”

6 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

“Social media can be used for more than sharing vacation pics. From networking to researching employers, here’s how to use social media in your job search.”

Your 9-Step Guide To Making Work From Home Jobs Work For You

“Working from home may sound like a dream scenario for many professionals, but here’s the reality: working from home is still work, and not everyone can do it well. For those who really commit themselves to successful home-based work, though, the payoff includes everything from being more productive at work to feeling more satisfaction in your overall life.”

5 Steps to Get a New Job in the First Half of the Year

“New Year’s resolutions come in all shapes and sizes. If one of yours is to get a new job, use these steps to up your job search game this year.”

Using Flexible Schedules to Balance Life: How 3 Parents Make the Puzzle Pieces Fit

“These three women, all working moms and all part of the FlexJobs team, have designed their daily puzzles in ways that work best for them. They agreed to share their experiences and offer some tips that might work for the rest of us.”

8 Top Reasons People Say a Flexible Job Would Make Their Lives Better

“We surveyed over 1,500 people and asked them one seemingly simple question: ‘How would a flexible job make your life better?’ Here are the varied reasons that people cited!”

 

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