Personal Touch Career Services

Practical tools for the modern job search

Hollywood goes corporate – at least in terms of recruitment

Hollywood goes corporate – at least in terms of recruitment 150 150 Donna

Clapboard concept of cinema. Something very odd is happening in Hollywood. Previously, media and entertainment professionals in production, marketing, leadership, and creative roles could rely on their networks to get them their next big gig. Everyone understood the project-based nature of the business and didn’t bat an eye when someone worked on three major productions over the course of a…

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Tips to Beat the Summer Job Searching Doldrums

Tips to Beat the Summer Job Searching Doldrums 150 150 Jasmine Giffen

Don’t let your job search languish during summer It happens every year: around the 4th of July, job searching across the board slows down dramatically as companies deal with rolling summer vacations. Unlike December when very few positions are being posted, the summer slump does not impact the amount of jobs. Instead, the slow-down hits the recruitment process itself within…

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Is it a resolution or a decision? How to create real change for the New Year

Is it a resolution or a decision? How to create real change for the New Year 150 150 Donna

Did you know that December 31st is “Make Up Your Mind Day” in the United States? This is entirely appropriate, as the first step in any personal transformation requires making a decision that you really do want to change. You have probably heard the dismal statistics: 80% of New Year’s Resolutions are broken or abandoned by February. I know that,…

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Now Hiring: Resume Writers and Career Coaches

Now Hiring: Resume Writers and Career Coaches 150 150 Donna

As the #1 career coaching service in Denver on Yelp and Google+, we are committed to excellence and personalized client services. We are looking for some part time Writers and Career Coaches who believe in putting clients first. As an independent contractor, the Resume Writer/Career Coach will be primarily responsible for creating professional resumes, cover letters and LinkedIn profiles for…

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7 More Snarky Answers to Common Interview Questions

7 More Snarky Answers to Common Interview Questions 150 150 Donna

Back in 2017, I published my first list of Snarky Answers to Interview Questions https://personaltouchcareerservices.com/?p=8605. Since then, employers continue to ask asinine questions that just scream for your best sarcastic answer. While it’s probably not a good idea to let your first thought to these dumb questions fly, you can gain some perverse satisfaction from what you wish you could…

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Recruiter Spotlight: Express Employment Professionals, Littleton, CO

Recruiter Spotlight: Express Employment Professionals, Littleton, CO 150 150 Donna

As a well-connected career coaching service, we often build relationships with key recruiters in the Denver area and across the United States. To help our clients – the job seekers – find the right recruiters for their situation, we have our ongoing Recruiter Spotlight series to answer the most common questions that job hunters ask. In this week’s Recruiter Spotlight,…

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People You Should Know: An Interview with Kari Mirabal, Networking Expert

People You Should Know: An Interview with Kari Mirabal, Networking Expert 150 150 Donna

Networking can be one of the most challenging things that professionals face in their careers, whether they are looking for a job or not. Many are crippled by their fear of reaching out to others, while some undermine their own efforts by convincing themselves that their intended new connections were untouchable. In May 2018, I attended a dynamic talk for…

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9 Essential Job Searching Steps for New Graduates

9 Essential Job Searching Steps for New Graduates 150 150 Donna

Congratulations, new graduate! You successfully navigated the hallowed halls of education and are now ready to dive into your first professional job. However, while you may know a lot about your new field, it may still be a struggle to formulate a specific job search plan. Use this checklist to make sure your job search hits the ground running… Let…

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Good, Fast, or Cheap: Pick Two

Good, Fast, or Cheap: Pick Two 150 150 Jasmine Giffen

[vc_googleplus][vc_tweetmeme share_recommend=”@DLShanno”][vc_facebook] While many people cite the fact that Millennials buying habits are destroying traditional industries, it does not necessarily address this long-standing business truth. For example, it is possible to order a mattress online and have it delivered to your house. You can even try it out for up to 100 days to make sure it’s the right bed…

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Oh My Goth! Jasmine Giffen Joins the Personal Touch Career Services

Oh My Goth! Jasmine Giffen Joins the Personal Touch Career Services 150 150 Donna

In March 2018, the Personal Touch Career Services (PTCS) welcomed Jasmine Giffen to our team as our new Administrative Assistant and Marketing Coordinator. Jasmine comes from a unique background, as a professional body piercer with seven years of experience for various shops in the Denver metro area. Throughout her career, she has managed the social media marketing and branding efforts…

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