Donna Wren

I decided to change jobs at the beginning of one of the worst recessions in our country’s history. It was also the first time I had to actually think about how to market myself and my skills. The Barrett Group helped me direct my search, and provided me with a terrific resume. They taught me how to accentuate my accomplishments and sell myself, something I had no idea how to do. The resume was put together so well that I actually got a number of interviews based on my response to online postings. In addition to the resume, my advisors at The Barrett Group provided me with intense interview preparation and training. We went through the interview process, and I learned what questions to expect, how to prepare my responses, what questions I should be prepared to ask myself, and how to make sure that I made a good impression with my interviewers. Their tips were right on. I felt extremely prepared during the interview process. Finally, once I had an offer in hand, my advisors worked with me to understand how my offer compared with other professionals at my same level in similar industries. All in all, it took about 6 months for me to land the job I was hoping for. And I am very thankful for all the help I received to get to this point.
~Donna Wren

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Leveraging The “It” Factor

Leveraging The “It” Factor

You’ve revamped your LinkedIn profile, added new skills and credentials to your value proposition, and practiced interviewing. You’ve re-written your resume for every job opportunity, crafted your cover letters with the care of someone wooing a new love interest, and sent follow-up messages to every hiring manager you’ve met. You’ve even lost weight and refreshed your wardrobe.

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Emotional Intelligence May Be More Valuable Than Skills In The Job Search

Emotional Intelligence May Be More Valuable Than Skills In The Job Search

Knowing how to read clients and colleagues, and understanding what underlying thoughts and emotions are influencing their actions and decisions, have long been useful skills in business.

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When Hiring Managers Go Silent… Getting Ghosted!

When Hiring Managers Go Silent… Getting Ghosted!

You wrap up an engaging interview at a company and come away feeling that this position would be a great fit for you. You have the impression that the hiring manager feels the same way about you. He walks you to the door, you shake hands, say goodbye…and you never hear from him again. Ever.

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Are you in a midlife career change? Are you changing careers at 30, 40 or 50 years of age? Do you need a new career? If you are currently experiencing difficulty in your job search, we’re here to help. Please send a message with your information or call.

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