Got LinkedIn & Resume Game?

LinkedIn and your Resume are two of the most important marketing documents you can have as a job seeker. Are yours optimized for the best results? We talked a lot about the best practices around getting the maximum visibility and traffic around these important career advancement pieces — check out a recap of April’s monthly […]

True or False? Uncovering the Myths of Resume & LinkedIn Optimization

Uncovering the Myths of Resume & LinkedIn Optimization

Are you a job seeker or professional frustrated by the flood of incorrect information out there when it comes to resume and LinkedIn optimization? ๐Ÿ˜–๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜ง โžก ๐—๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜‚๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ง๐˜‚๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†, ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฑ๐˜๐—ต ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐Ÿฐ:๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฃ๐—  ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ณ๐—ถ๐—ฐ/๐Ÿณ:๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฃ๐—  ๐—˜๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป/๐Ÿญ:๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฃ๐—  ๐—›๐—ฎ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ถ for the LinkedIn Live/The Move Up Mindset show as we talk about debunking the myths […]

Working towards your goals

I went hiking this past weekend. Though Iโ€™ve been on island for thirteen years, I had not ventured this trail on Oahu previously. ๐Ÿฅพ

Making the most out of your informational interview

It has been said that the informational interview is a great example of networking. If you find yourself in the job search or hoping to learn more about a company that’s always intrigued you, check out these tips by a recent article by career and job search website Worksion. Grateful to have been quoted in their article as I give my take on how to handle these kind of interviews.

Women of the World Network Interview with Mary Despe

women of the world network interview with Mary Despe

I was a guest on the Mixed and Melted podcast hosted by Elle Ballard, the founder of Women of the World Network. We talked about my experiences as a recruiter, helping companies and working professionals in the job search

What’s Your Career Path — Individual Contributor vs. Manager?

See the original post on my LinkedIn here. Someone I met recently made an interesting comment. Not only had she been surprised that I had been in the workforce for 20 years, but I didn’t currently have a title indicating an obvious level of authority or power. I chuckled. Had it been earlier in my career — […]

What to do when your job search isnโ€™t working

Job search not working Mary Despe

In this video, I share some quick tips for when your job search is not working and recap some points from this recent article titled, How To Get Hired Even When Things Donโ€™t Seem To Be Working: 1. Listening to the feedback the market is giving you. What are employers saying about You, the Candidate? […]

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