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Job Hunting at 50+

Job Hunting at 50+

Have you reached that milestone birthday of 50? Wonder what’s next in your career? Confused about how to do a search when most of your career is behind you versus ahead of you? Job hunting at 50 can be intimidating. However, with extensive experience in executive search (recruiting) and more recently intensively focus working as […]

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Top 10 Must-Read Books to Find a Career You Love

Top 10 Must-Read Books to Find a Career You Love

Navigating your way through your professional life can be tricky at times, especially if you aren’t clear on the direction to take. Some of us venture in one direction only to find out that path wasn’t for us, while others just let life lead us down a road that doesn’t match our strengths and values, […]

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I Didn’t Get Promoted: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I Didn't Get Promoted_ Should I Stay or Should I Go_

Should I stay at my job or should I go? That’s the number one question managers ask themselves after being rejected for a promotion. In most cases, the knee-jerk answer is to go, especially if you were sure you had that promotion in the bag. But this isn’t always the best decision for your corporate […]

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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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Uncomfortable Sharing Career Accomplishments? Problem Solved: O*Net and Go Beyond

Uncomfortable Sharing Career Accomplishments_ Problem Solved_ O_Net and Go Beyond

Along the curious road of a job search, job seekers inevitably encounter the challenge of describing what it is they do—what makes them successful in their work. With 15+ years in executive search (recruiting/headhunting) and more recently 5+ years intensively working as an executive and career coach—I have a perspective to offer about how effectively […]

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Advancing Your Career – How to Make Yourself Stand Out

Advancing Your Career – How to Make Yourself Stand Out

When it comes to advancing your career, do you actually know how the system works? Or are you just winging it and hoping for the best? If you’re like most people, you’re probably more familiar with the latter, which can make it very hard to distinguish yourself from other candidates and make career advancements. Although […]

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The Easiest Thing About Networking

The Easiest Thing About Networking

For some of us, the thought of going to a networking event conjures up images of a blind date gone bad. Maybe you’re uncomfortable at the notion of going someplace where you won’t know anyone, and maybe you’re scared to death of what may (or may not) happen. When you go to a networking event, […]

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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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You Were Sure That Promotion Was All Yours, But Your Boss Had Other Plans

You Were Sure That Promotion Was All Yours, But Your Boss Had Other Plans

Research shows that only about 30% of employees are actually satisfied with their job. And having been a management consultant for over 35 years, I have helped navigate many career low points with my clients. Rest assured, career dissatisfaction is natural and part of the game. However, there are certain crises that can rock the […]

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Your Toolkit for Making a Career Transition

Your Toolkit for Making a Career Transition

Are you currently in career transition? Have you just been laid off? Or maybe you are just stuck in a career rut at your current job? Are you ready to leave or simply want a career change? If you said yes to any of these four questions then you may want to keep reading. Do […]

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