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Does a Career Coach Actually Help You Find a Job?

Does a Career Coach Actually Help You Find a Job_

Working with a career coach can help you accelerate your job search and increase your chances of success. So who will benefit from a career coach? How do I choose a career coach? And finally, what are the benefits of working with a career coach? Let’s break it down.

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Create Positive Emotions Before an Interview with Puppy Love

Create Positive Emotions Before an Interview with Puppy Love

What if you could put yourself in a calm, relaxed state of mind just prior to and during an interview no matter how much is on the line? The good news is you can and it’s easier than you think. To get into a relaxed state of mind prior to an interview, I encourage my clients to think about their pet or child when it was a lovable, adoring baby.

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Feeling Stuck in Your Humdrum Job? Here’s Why

What does one do when they feel stuck in a job they no longer like or makes them unhappy? What are the steps you can take to transition from unhappy or stuck into a truly meaningful career and actually make money doing it? In this article, career coach Marla Williams takes a look at what’s preventing you from leaving a humdrum job and how to overcome these boundaries.

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The Great Debate: Career Coach vs. Recruiter

The Great Debate: Career Coach vs Recruiter

If you feel stuck somewhere in the job-search process, seeking advice and support from an expert is a great option. So, when should you start looking for assistance? And who is the right one to guide you to career nirvana? A career coach and a recruiter, also known as a headhunter, are two professionals that are equipped with the tools to get you a job. So which one should you hire? Let’s take a look at the differences between the two.

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Demystifying Career Transition

Demystifying Career Transition

Changing careers requires planning and motivation. Career coach Tonya Echols outlines the five key steps you need to follow to make a successful career transition.

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What to Consider When Hiring a Career Coach

Ready to hire a career coach? Here’s what you need to know to find the right coach for your situation. Hiring a coach to assist and support you in your career can be one of the wisest investments you’ll make in today’s ever-changing world of work. Depending on your needs, you might find that coaching […]

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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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Do Career Coaches Offer Guidance or Advice?

Do Career Coaches Offer Guidance or Advice?

Ever have a friend ask you for advice about work or relationships or even something as specific as which dentist to go to? Have you ever asked a friend or anyone for advice or guidance? Sure you have—who hasn’t? Advice is a common commodity; sometimes wonderful, other times unasked for and unwelcome. But when it comes to professional career coaches, do you expect them to give you advice? Do you want a coach to tell you directly what you should do for your career or which job to take? Let’s take a look at different scenarios where both guidance and advice is suitable.

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4 Networking Mistakes Introverts Make and What To Do About Them

4 Networking Mistakes Introverts Make and What To Do About Them

Introverts often don’t approach networking in a way that favors their unique gifts. Here are four networking mistakes introverts tend to make in networking and how to turn the tables on your extrovert job competitors.

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Is Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Scaring Away Potential Employers?

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Scaring Away Potential Employers?

When it comes to any personal/professional representation – resumé, online profile, business cards, etc. – you are your own best source of research. Anyone reviewing a profile on LinkedIn has one of three motives: They want to be reminded of who you are, they want you to connect them to someone else or they are considering you for a role with their company. And, like it or not, the first thing they’ll see is LinkedIn profile picture.

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