How to Make a Great Impression at Your Next Job Interview

Research shows that you have less than 5 seconds to make a good first impression. If you are interviewing for a new position or networking for career advancement, being able to calm your nerves and represent yourself well from the very first interaction is critical to your job search success. On this episode of theRead More »

Diane Featured in Women of Distinction Magazine

Diane was selected for the front cover of Women of Distinction Magazine in September 2016 highlighting the career coaching industry! This is a great honor and a tremendous boost to career coaches and resume writers – helping to educate the public about the career coaching industry. Here is the ebook/magazine. Simply click the pages toRead More »

Resume Writing Industry Hero Award

So honored to receive the Industry Hero Award for giving expertise to the Resume Writing and Career Coaching Industry! Thank you so very much to the National Resume Writers Association for this recognition.

Veteran and Military Job Search Opportunities

Military experience? Leaving the Military and looking for a new job or career? Use these links and articles for help during your job search: 1.) Veteran Friendly and Military Friendly Employers 2.) All “Veteran Job Search” Articles by Diane Hudson 3.) Diane was recently interviewed by AARP for an article on military transitions. View the article here: Out ofRead More »

Can a Career Coach Help You? Find out here!

Learn how a career coach can help you achieve the career of your dreams. Enjoy this article Diane wrote for the Examiner: Can a Career Coach Help You?

Recruiting Trends Conference 2015!

    Join Diane, Director of the Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) program and Board Member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches, at the Recruiting Trends Conference in Florida this November!! *All CPCC’s and PARW/CCmembers receive $200 Off! The Recruiting Trends Conference gathers leaders in recruiting, sourcing, talent acquisition and human resourcesRead More »

Attention CPCC’s & PARW/CC Members!

      Receive $400 Off! Diane Hudson, Director of the Certified Professional Career Coach (CPCC) program and Board Member of the Professional Association of Resume Writers & Career Coaches (PARW/CC) is offering a special promotion, in collaboration with Recruiting Trends, for Certified Professional Career Coaches and members of PARW/CC to attend the Recruiting TrendsRead More »

Career Coaching Competency: Powerful Questioning

This is Article #4 in our New Series: The “Must Knows” of Career Coaching – Core Competencies By Diane Hudson Burns, CPCC, CEIP, CPRW Director, Certified Professional Career Coach Program Communicating Effectively means asking Powerful Questions. “Career Coaching is a query-based approach to guiding job seekers to self-actualization and discovery of career choices and professions. ItRead More »

Career Coaching Competency: Active Listening

This is Article #3 in our New Series: The “Must Knows” of Career Coaching – Core Competencies By Diane Hudson Burns, CPCC, CEIP, CPRW Director, Certified Professional Career Coach Program Today we will explore the importance of Communicating Effectively focused on Active Listening. As a career coach, Listening is not about us – it is aboutRead More »

Co-Creating a Great Career Coach Client Relationship

This is Article #2 in our New Series: The “Must Knows” of Career Coaching – Core Competencies By Diane Hudson Burns, CPCC, CPRW, CEIP Co-Creating After setting the foundation and establishing a coaching agreement, and even during that phase, it is important to establish trust and intimacy with a client and introduce the coaching presence. RelationshipRead More »

Setting the Proper Career Coach and Client Foundation

This is article #1 from our series: The ‘Must Knows” of Career Coaching – Core Competencies Every month we’ll be adding a new article. Let’s get started with this months! Setting The Proper Career Coach and Client foundation focuses on two specific competencies: – Meeting ethical guidelines and professional standards – Establishing a coaching agreement.Read More »

New Series: The “Must Knows” of Career Coaching

Over the next few months, we will be posting articles to help existing career coaches, and those of you that may be considering becoming a career coach through our career coach certification program. This series will focus on “Career Coaching Competencies.” This is great information to help you serve your clients, set up success systems,Read More »

The Latest Job & Career Search Trends, Tips and Tactics

As many of you know, job and career search strategies are changing fast! A few months back, I attended and spoke at an event called “Brain Day.” If you’re not familiar with “Brain Day,” it’s an event where career professionals meet to brainstorm trends and best practices in the now, the new, and the next inRead More »

Teaching Job Search and Resume Application Procedures for Our Military

Having fun teaching Job Search and Resume Application Procedures for Wounded Warriors at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego Every month, I work with our military teaching them job search and resume skills. Often, I travel to bases around the world to do classes in person. I am so very grateful for our militaryRead More »

Before Applying for a Job, Be Sure to Look at the Target Company’s “Culture”

  Are you in the job/career market? Thinking of changing companies? It is very important for you to find a “Culture Fit” for your future success. If you are hired into a company with a different culture fit from your own, you may not fare as well as if you work in a culture thatRead More »

LinkedIn Top 5% Most Viewed Profiles

I received an email from LinkedIn telling me I am in the top 5% most viewed profiles for 2012… Running the numbers real quick, I realized that put me in the top 10 million profiles viewed. That puts this into better perspective… but a great marketing strategy on LinkedIn’s part! The emails they are sendingRead More »

Writing SES ECQ’s: 3 FREE Webinars!

Diane is offering 3 free 30-minute SES ECQ writing webinars! Register using the links below: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST Thu, Feb 21, 2013 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST Thu, Mar 21, 2013 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST There will be many retirements from the current SES CorpsRead More »

2013 Career Thought Leaders Virtual Conference

Hello to all, I’m hoping your New Year is going great for you! I’d like to invite you to an event that will give you crucial information for your career success. This is a “Virtual Conference” that you can attend from the comfort of your location! I’ll have a booth in this “Experience” and soRead More »

Free ebook Helps Job Hunters During the Holidays

“What Color Is Your Parachute?” author Richard N. (Dick) Bolles and 26 other Job-Hunt Experts contributed over 100 tips to help job seekers leverage the year-end holidays for their job hunt in an ebook that willl be free from Thanksgiving Day through midnight on Monday, November 26. Marlborough, MA (PRWEB) November 21, 2012 Job huntersRead More »

NCDA Conference Presents: “Mastering The Federal Job Search”

Hello Clients and Colleagues, I wanted to share some information that will help you in your Federal Job Search endeavors! On Friday, June 22nd I’ll be speaking at the National Career development Association (NCDA) Conference in Atlanta, GA. and giving a “mini course” entitled: “Mastering The Federal Job Search” – Breaking Through the Federal JobRead More »

Diane Taught SES & ECQ Writing and Interviewing at the Defense Acquisition University

Diane Hudson Burns, co-author of The New SES Application trained Fellows at the Defense Acquisition University in Huntsville in March. In this interactive class, Diane provided comprehensive instruction on the Senior Executive Service application requirements, SES resume writing, Executive Core Qualification statement writing, and provided mock interview training for the executive level structured / behavior-basedRead More »

Diane to Lead Senior Executive Service Workshop, January 17-18, 2012

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