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Get Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable: Career Advice for College Students Graduating into the Real World

Career Advice for College Students Graduating into the Real World

This is what you were told going into college – if you went to school, worked hard, got great grades, participated in extracurricular activities and did the internships, there would be job opportunities when you graduated. And then you started your search and you realized this really wasn’t the case. Career coach Deb Goldstein offers some career advice for college students and share some insight after talking to a ton transitioning graduates.

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Career Coach vs Executive Coach: What’s the Difference?

Career Coach vs. Executive Coach: What's the Difference?

Are you struggling to figure out your next career move? Maybe you are a manager or business leader and want to feel more confident in your leadership? Perhaps it’s a bit of both. If so, coaching is a wise investment. Understanding the different types of coaches out there and deciding what kind of coach you […]

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Career Journey – Paving a New Career Path

Career Journey - Paving a New Path

After 21 years of teaching science to secondary school students overseas in destinations such as Beijing, Luxembourg and the Dominican Republic, Jill and her husband returned to the United States to be there for their son, who was gearing up to start university. “We didn’t want to be halfway around the world while he was […]

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LinkedIn or LinkedOut?

A little while ago, I was asked to give a LinkedIn profile writing presentation to the local chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals called: “Building and maintaining a strong LinkedIn profile” We had a great discussion and, while I geared the content to my audience, the key aspects apply to anyone using, or […]

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Local vs Non-Local Career Coach: Why Location Doesn’t Matter

Local vs Non-Local Career Coach: Which is a Better Choice?

I see so many people asking specifically for career coaches in their geographic area. Which is understandable because we naturally want to meet people face-to-face, especially if we are hiring them for something as potentially life-changing as career coaching. And while I can appreciate this, with technology today, a non-local coach can be just as, if […]

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Career Journey – From Wine to Law

Jackie Fogal was one of my very first clients when I became a life & career coach and years later she still remains one of my favorite success stories. Why? Because she had one of those big breakthroughs every coach hopes for their clients and she was committed to doing the work. Two key ingredients […]

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How to Re-enter the Workforce With Confidence After 10 Years

Re-enter Workforce With Confidence After 10 Years

What is it like to re-enter the workforce after 5, 10 or even 15 years? Are you scared, excited, worried, lacking confidence, stuck or unsure where to begin? These might be some of the feelings you are experiencing when thinking about returning to the workforce after a significant time away. However, if you take a […]

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What are the Pros and Cons of Hiring a Career Coach?

Pros Cons Hiring Career Coach?

You might be in the market for a career coach but you want to know the pros and cons of hiring a career coach first. If you are in the market to hire a career coach, these common conditions might sound familiar to you: You are ready to find a new job that you enjoy more […]

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What is Career Coaching?

what is career coaching

Even though the profession of coaching has been around for over 20 years, there are still a lot of misconceptions about what coaching is. To explain what career coaching is, let me first explain coaching.

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The Surprising Truth About Career Success & Happiness (You Probably Have it Backwards)

The average person spends more time working than any other activity. Unfortunately, nearly 2 out of 3 workers surveyed in the US and Canada say they’re not happy at work. The following infographic explains WHY this is happening and what you can do to “turn that frown upside down” at work. To put this graphic […]

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