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Kristen Moran

Kristen is the editor and community manager at Noomii.com and the Noomii Career Blog. Kristen's desire to ask questions and share information with others led her to pursue journalism. While she has worked at various publications, covering everything from municipal politics to local restaurants, it was her love of self-improvement and sharing inspiration with others that made Noomii the perfect fit. Connect with Kristen on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Best Job Sites to Find Your Ideal Career

Best Job Sites to Find Your Ideal Career

Gone are the days when you printed out paper copies of your resume and went door to door to businesses you wanted to work for. Now, everything is done online, which can be a tedious and stressful task. Where do you look? How do you decipher which jobs are a good option for you? There […]

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10 Life Skills You Need to Land Your Dream Career

10 Life Skills You Need to Land Your Dream Career

Many people fall into their profession either through circumstance (they got a job that turned into a ‘career’ due to the length of time they have worked there) or because of their beliefs (their father was a lawyer, so they studied law at university). But those who actually follow through and chase after their dream […]

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13 Ways to Achieve the Right Work-Life Balance

13 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance

The phrase work-life balance has been the subject of debate for quite some time and it’s evident many overworked North Americans are in need of a better balance of the two. In fact, creating a better work-life balance for Canadians was a huge part of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election campaign last summer. Calling for […]

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Best Career Assessments for Identifying Your Ideal Career

Best Career Assessments for Identifying Your Ideal Career

Quizzes and career assessments have become a fun way to pass the time and alleviate boredom, with BuzzFeed’s oddball quizzes taking over social media. However, there are plenty of very useful personality and career assessments out there that can help you find the right career for you—many of which are used by career coaches on […]

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10 Tips For Writing the Perfect Cover Letter

10 Tips to Writing the Perfect Resume

With the growing popularity of professional online profiles like LinkedIn paired with the minimal time recruiters spend looking at documents, there has been debate as to whether cover letters are still necessary. While there are arguments that the uptrend of applicant tracking systems (ATS) means cover letters are no longer read, many employers request them […]

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Career Journey – From IT to Health and Wellness

Career Journey - From IT to Health and Wellness

After working in the IT space for over 27 years and at the same large retail corporation for nearly 20, Patricia* knew it was time to make a change into a more meaningful career.

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How Coaching Saved Super Bowl Champ Amani Toomer’s NFL Career

How Coaching Saved Super Bowl Champ Amani Toomer's Career

Being drafted into the National Football League is like a dream come true for any college football player, but it also means a lot of pressure—especially at the ripe young age of 21. After playing college football at the University of Michigan from 1992 to 1995, Amani Toomer was selected to play for the New […]

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10 Tricks to Get Your Resume Noticed

10 Tricks to Get Your Resume Noticed

There is a ton of competition in today’s shrinking job market, meaning it is more important than ever to stand out among the masses—starting with your resume. We aren’t talking about going out and buying bright flashy paper to print your resume on—it’s about sharpening the content and making your skills and qualifications really stand […]

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12 Common Interview Mistakes to Avoid

12 Common Interview Mistakes to Avoid

Hunting for a job can be stressful, tedious and sometimes a little discouraging. So, when we get a call or email back for an interview with a great company—one that offers a competitive salary, benefits and is in a great location—we may assume the hardest part of our job hunt is done. However, while landing […]

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Career Dreams Really Do Come True

Career Journey - Career Dreams Really Do Come True

After years spent traveling overseas with his company, Jeff Purdue was ready for a change. As one of three founders of ITSqc LLC, a process-improvement consulting firm, he was required to spend a lot of time away from his home in Pittsburgh. Here is his story of how career coach Curtis Songer worked with him to realize his potential and get his dream job.

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