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01/06/2020 Rachel Levy, Career Coach, Amy Cell Talent talent-seekers
Make Your Skills Transfer in 2020

Make Your Skills Transfer in 2020

Clients come to Amy Cell Talent at various transition points in their careers. Whether looking for new opportunities in their field, planning a career change, following a job loss, or experiencing changes in their personal lives, our clients want to find the right opportunity. Seeking professional opportunities as they respond to change, most can name their key accomplishments in prior roles. Fewer are prepared to identify how their current or...

11/25/2019 Rachel Levy, Career Coach, Amy Cell Talent opportunity-seekers
Job Search New Year’s Goals that You Can Start Today

Job Search New Year’s Goals that You Can Start Today

As the calendar winds down, many of us begin to think about our plans and hopes for the new year. For our jobseekers, goal setting is imperative to see results year round. As coaches, we encourage job seekers to set realistic expectations for their searches. To find a role where you will be happy long term, we hope you’ll consider the job search process a marathon not a sprint.  We challenge you to join our jobseeker clients to set...

10/27/2019 Amy Cell, Founder & CEO entrepreneurs
Startup Management and Talent Compensation

Startup Management and Talent Compensation

I am looking forward to presenting at the Michigan Angel Summit on November 12th a talk entitled, “Startup Management and Talent Compensation.”  Preparing for this presentation has been thought provoking as I reflect on the 650+ searches that my Human Resources outsourcing and recruiting firm has done over the past five years where compensation is always a key point in terms of attracting and retaining the right...

10/17/2019 M Galbraith & R Levy, Amy Cell Talent opportunity-seekers
Activate Your Elevator Pitch with a Focus on Solving Problems

Activate Your Elevator Pitch with a Focus on Solving Problems

Activate Your Elevator Pitch with a Focus on Solving Problems Our career coaching team, Michelle Galbraith and Rachel Levy, recently presented a workshop to the WXW – Womens Exchange of Washtenaw County on how to develop an effective introduction or elevator pitch.  This post shares some highlights from their presentation. A clear introduction is an excellent tool for job seekers, career changers, and professionals to make a strong,...

08/27/2019 Rachel Levy, Career Coach, Amy Cell Talent opportunity-seekers
On Connecting, Not Networking

On Connecting, Not Networking

We regularly work with jobseekers that are subject matter experts, experienced professionals, and academic all-stars. They have deep experience, unique skills, and loads of talent to offer their next employer. And yet, many worry about the prospect of a job search and shudder at the idea of networking. They have read articles telling them that jobseekers must network but they feel wholly unprepared for the process. Their concerns include...

08/12/2019 Kathy Blake, The Oakland Press. press-release
Troy Chamber of Commerce announces new president/CEO

Troy Chamber of Commerce announces new president/CEO

Tara Tomscik-Husak was named president of the Troy Chamber of Commerce, effective Aug. 12. The Troy Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors made the announcement in a press release. Tomscik-Husak replaces former president/CEO, Ara Topouzian, who left in March to take the position of executive director for the Michigan Venture Capital Association. Read...