LinkedIn profile

Why You Absolutely Need a LinkedIn Profile in Your Job Search

Today’s job market is more competitive than ever, and you need every possible advantage you can get when trying to distinguish yourself from other candidates.  More than likely, you’ve already bought into the concept of a LinkedIn profile.  However, not all professional profiles are created equal. There may be more …

job searching

How to Make Job Searching Work During the Holidays

Understandably, it’s a crazy time of year for many people.  Job searching may not exactly be something on your mind.  However, there is the idea that you are going to need some cash to pay for those holiday presents. Meanwhile, the end of the year actually offers some exciting opportunities.  …

life story

When It Looks Like a Life Story is a Great Way of Saying Thanks

Without question, the holidays bring on some great gratitude messages.  After all, we’re swiftly approaching the name day for words of appreciation.  It might not have occurred to you.  Your life story might actually be a great way of saying thanks. Think of it this way.  No one knows your …

social media

Why Your Business Needs to Use Social Media

Your website is out of this world.  Great copy.  Lots of links.   Fantastic search engine optimization.  However, you’re not a big proponent of social media.  Why not? You could make the excuse that social media posts take too much time.  After all, there are so many of them now, that …

loss of a child

Never Forgotten: A Father and Loss of a Child

Editor’s Note:  At Writefully Inspired,  we enjoy presenting touching stories.   There is no question that the loss of a child is a devastating experience.  Here, Harry Dreier remembers his dear Evan on what would have been his thirty first birthday.   Clearly, his loss of a child will always …

dating profile

How Your Dating Profile Compares to a Fishing Expedition

The sea hath fish for every man.   –William Camden No doubt your dating profile should be the proverbial hook. If you’re out there dating, you surely understand the comparison between dating and fishing.  So much so, that one popular online dating site sums it up as Plenty of Fish. …

father

This is What Happens When Someone Chooses to Be Your Father

Editor’s Note:  We are pleased to share this wonderful story written by our own Christine M. Daneslon.  Christine speaks with love about someone very close to our own heart. To some, family can be a sore subject.  For many, occasions like Father’s Day can be the hardest days of the …

resume

Writing a Resume that Will Help Skyrocket Your Career Change

People need resumes for a variety of reasons.  And, regardless of the field, a well-written resume is crucial.  There are two types of prospective employees that invariably get stuck when it comes to writing a resume.  First, there’s the person with absolutely no work experience.  And then, there are those …

What It’s Really Like to Be a Neurotic Mother

Editor’s Note:  Today’s Mother’s Day story is written a bit tongue in cheek.  It is our preference to write about others.  Nevertheless, we suspect our story may strike a chord for others. This is a story about a mother.   And, it might just sound a little more than auto-biographical.  Because …

A Mother’s Greatest Gift is Actually Just Being Amazing

Editor’s Note:   One of our favorite things about Mother’s Day is the love that goes into tributes.   We are pleased to share another tale of gratitude, authored by Nancy Scherer.  Last year, Nancy wrote about her dad.  You can read that story here. All things considered, some of the …

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