About Doug Anders

Doug Anders, MS in Counseling Founder of PurposeWorks with 25 years experience in Career Counseling and Resume Writing.

The Scary Computer And Your Job Search

By | August 6th, 2012|Career Change, Detours|

NOTE: If you are reading this blog, this probably doesn’t pertain to you. But, maybe you would like to share it with someone it would benefit. It’s an occupational hazard that people initiate scary conversations with resume writers and career counselors. Scary conversations don’t bother me. In fact, I’m used to it.  Though, some conversations [...]

Add Inbound Marketing to Your Resume Toolbox

By | June 30th, 2012|Eugene, Oregon|

Yesterday, we went to a Chamber of Commerce meeting in support of Net Visibility Group, the awesome company that does our website's SEO (helping you find us on the internet when you search for Oregon resume writers and Eugene career counselors). I am so happy I went to that meeting, because I learned more about [...]

Tell Everyone You Know – Career Coach Tip

By | March 8th, 2012|Corvallis, Eugene, Oregon, Portland, Salem|

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” is a phrase I hear often. It is a cry of despair by people who have been in the job search for much longer than they want. Their assumption is, “Since nobody has offered me a job, I must not know the right people.” On closer [...]

What is Your Job Search Trademark?

By | February 26th, 2012|Eugene, Oregon|

It isn't just for corporations anymore. Everyone has a talent or a gift to offer up to the world. (Yes, even you.) A CEO I know has a talent for risk taking. He took a risk - laying his money down and believing in his skills – creating a thriving company and 50 jobs for [...]

Remember Who You Wanted To Be

By | February 19th, 2012|Detours, Dreams|

I use to have a car that met an early demise at the hands of my daughter, Sarah, on the Ferry Street Bridge in Eugene, Oregon. The accident ripped the entire front end from the Ford Taurus. The concrete median on the bridge was in pretty bad shape too. Thankfully, Sarah survived without a scratch…and, [...]