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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...

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,...

02/05/2019 publications
Reset Your Career: Women Take Charge

Reset Your Career: Women Take Charge

Women take time away from their careers for a variety of reasons. Some leave a prized job with intentions of soon returning, others leave unexpectedly without a clear return plan, and still, others find themselves laid off and facing other pressing obligations. With family time ranking highest among the reasons that women leave the “fast lane,” according to Harvard Business Review, the path to returning is often unclear. As personal...

12/19/2018 Rachel Levy opportunity-seekers
Ask Our Career Coaches: Money Now Vs. Career Plan?

Ask Our Career Coaches: Money Now Vs. Career Plan?

This question was posed by a client early in her software development career. The Question:  Recruiters from software companies have been contacting me about jobs that aren’t my dream roles, but would pay almost double what I make now. Should I stay at a company where I'm underpaid but have a job that positions me for the role I really want or take one of these jobs which pays more in a position with less relevance to the job I...

11/25/2018 Gabe Kasper opportunity-seekers
Coming Home to Economic Opportunity: The Great Lakes Bay Region

Coming Home to Economic Opportunity: The Great Lakes Bay Region

On November 21, 2018, Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) hosted more than 20 leading employers from the Great Lakes Bay Region to connect with area college students and young professionals at the first ever “Coming Home” event from Discover Great Lakes Bay. The event was scheduled to coincide with the many students coming home for Thanksgiving. Organizers aimed to encourage those students to live and work in the...