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How True Colors Can Help Your Career

How True Colors Can Help Your Career

True Colors is a personality assessment based on the theory of David Keirsey, Katherine C. Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs-Myers. Katherine and Isabel developed the well-known Myers-Brigg Type Indicator (MBTI). They characterized 16 different types of people in MBTI. Over 35 years, Keirsey worked with classifying four different temperament types which he wrote about […]

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Career Resolutions for a Successful 2017

Career Resolutions for a Successful 2017

As the eventful, turbulent 2016 comes to an end, many of us are looking forward to the new year and a fresh start. It’s a great time to begin thinking about the changes or improvements you want to make in your professional life in 2017. With that in mind, we asked our career experts to […]

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Common Faux Pas You’re Making in Your Cover Letter Intro

Common Faux Pas You're Making in Your Cover Letter Intro

“I really want this job and  I have the education and experience for it. How do I show that I’m a good fit? How do I make it interesting and attention-grabbing? Where do I start?” There’s hardly a job applicant who doesn’t have those questions on their mind when writing a cover letter. It’s not […]

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Business Coaching: What’s in It for Me?

Business Coaching: What's in it For Me?

Are two heads still better than one when it comes to business? As a business owner, you probably started your enterprise with your head buzzing with ideas. As you went along and put these ideas into practice, you found that some work, some don’t and some ideas, though enticing, are too risky to put into […]

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4 Things You Must Do When You Start A New Job

4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Job

Reputations start out fluid but get fixed pretty quickly and once that happens, shifting it becomes ever more difficult. Now, that’s good news if you’ve got a good reputation as then you can start looking for signs that you should get promoted early on. If, on the other hand, you’ve gone and given yourself a […]

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5 Reasons Why the 5-Year Plan Is So Five Years Ago

5 Reasons Why the 5-Year Plan Is So Five Years Ago

Believe or not, if you do not have a five-year plan cemented in place, you are setting the best roadmap for a fulfilling future. Counterintuitive, isn’t it? The twists and turns you face are a function of the lightning speed of technological innovation, along with the rapid shifts in the global economy. Therefore, it would […]

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3 Essential Holiday Job-Hunting Secrets

3 Essential Holiday Job-Hunting Secrets

The holiday season can be a challenge for job seekers. Those who are frustrated by a long search may despair over a perceived lack of success in the search (so far) or fears associated with decreased or no income. For others, there’s the challenge of keeping spirits high when around family, friends and other revellers. […]

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7 Ways to Define and Achieve Work-Life Balance in the Real World

7 Ways to Define and Achieve Work-Life Balance

One big concern for many of us today is how to balance, or integrate, our personal and work lives—whether we’re running a business, creating a business or working in a demanding job. We tell some fascinating stories around this particular topic. Small business owners and solopreneurs tell me they need to hustle all the time […]

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5 Ways to Advance Your Career During the Holidays

5 Ways to Advance Your Career During the Holidays

From the very first moment you step your foot out of college, with a graduation diploma under your arm, you’re focused on your career. Whether it’s just the beginning or you’ve advanced to a certain point already, the career path is a never-ending one. In order to move further you have to improve and advance […]

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Entrepreneurial Life: A Fearless Roller Coaster Journey

Entrepreneurial Life: A Fearless Roller Coaster Journey

I always knew that I wanted to be an entrepreneur, always! My background is in the hospitality industry and when I was younger, I was dreaming about having my own restaurant, running things the way that I want, acting and being present on all fronts. I have had a few attempts where I partnered with […]

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