Fall leaves Resumes Mister Rogers

By | January 15th, 2013|Eugene, Oregon, Outplacement Services, Resume Writing Services, Resumes|

People that live in the house down the block like to clean their yard frequently and put piles of leaves on the street for the city mulchers to retrieve. This is common practice in the Fall and usually not a problem. But, it's January and their next door neighbors must be tired of navigating the [...]

Career Change Or Discovery

By | January 6th, 2013|Career Assessment, Career Change, Dreams, Eugene, Job Search, Oregon, Resume Writing Services, Resumes|

Our work at PurposeWorks is not just about career change or changing jobs. Sometimes, it is about discovering what you are excited about - your purpose - and discovering that where you are right now is exactly where you need and want to be. Something just needs to shift...in you. Maybe where you are right [...]

Disappointing Interviews – Moving On!

By | October 4th, 2012|Eugene|

Midway through a job interview, you realize that the questions you’re being asked are so ridiculously specific your only logical conclusion is that they already have a hand-picked candidate – and you aren’t him or her. The interviewers are obviously going through the motions with you to meet legal requirements. It doesn’t matter to them [...]

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 [...]