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Creative Ways to Find a Job

Creative Ways to Find a Job

One of the most persistent myths of job searching is that you can get a job by simply applying online. The truth is that for a host of reasons you really can’t count on an online job search to deliver much, you have to do more to land an interview and get hired. So, what […]

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How to Perfect Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

How to Perfect Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

What’s your elevator pitch? I see the deer in the headlights look on your face and the “Huh?” coming out of your mouth. Let me explain what it is and why you need one. An elevator pitch is a short 30-second version of who you are and what you are all about. It’s called an […]

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Why Didn’t I Get The Job? 10 Reasons You May Have Been Overlooked

Why Didn’t I Get The Job? 10 Reasons You May Have Been Overlooked

We’ve all been there. Had a great interview, or maybe two, think we aced everything and then heard nothing. Upon following up we find out that they’ve hired someone else. After high school I remember my daughter Leah interviewing for her first real job. The decision-maker told Leah at the end of the interview that […]

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How To Handle Difficult Conversations With Coworkers

How To Handle Difficult Conversations With Coworkers

Whether we like it or not, most of us we will have to have difficult conversations in our lifetime. One of the more common places that a difficult conversation may arise is in the workplace. Many of us will have little to no clue on how to handle these conversations when they present ourselves, but […]

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11 Ways to Regain Love For Your Current Job

11 Ways to Regain Love For Your Current Job

We all have difficult periods in our professional lives when we aren’t fulfilled with our current jobs. Maybe you are feeling stuck in a role that isn’t going anywhere or you are bored with your daily tasks. Whatever our reasons are for being unhappy at work, the typical response is that we need to move […]

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Is It Really Your Job That’s Getting You Down?

Is It Really Your Job That's Getting You Down?

It’s Monday morning and you’re rolling out of bed, not quite ready for another grueling workweek. Dissatisfaction with our jobs has become so widespread that it’s become a cultural cliché. We’re working for the weekend, dreading Mondays, commiserating with our coworkers around the water cooler. As a coach who specializes in work and lifestyle reinvention, […]

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Strut Your Stuff – How to Build Your Personal Brand On One Gorgeous Page

Strut Your Stuff – How to Build Your Personal Brand On One Gorgeous Page

You weren’t an accident. You weren’t mass produced. You aren’t an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted and lovingly positioned on Earth by the Master Craftsman. – Max Lucado, The Christmas Candle Along the curious road of a job search, job seekers inevitably encounter the challenge of personal branding which includes describing what […]

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When Your Career Ladder is Up Against the Wrong Wall

When Your Career Ladder is Up Against the Wrong Wall

Sometimes you can put in years of hard work, marching up the career ladder only to find out it is up against the wrong wall. One of the clearest signs that you are not going up the right ladder is when less talented, more enthusiastic people are promoted ahead of you… In 2004 I was in […]

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8 Ways to Stand-out in a Group Interview

8 Ways to Stand-out in a Group Interview

Ah good ol’ group interviews. Most of us have had to participate in at least one group job interview – whether it was multiple candidates being interviewed together or a panel of interviewers. They are becoming more and more popular, as companies look to expedite the interview process and better gauge how potential employees work […]

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Is a College Degree Essential For Career Success? Experts Weigh In

Is a College Degree Essential For Career Success_ Experts Weigh In

There has been much debate in recent years about whether or not you need a college degree in order to be successful in your professional life. Gone are the days when a high school education made the cut. Now about 36% of workers have a bachelor degree or higher compared to 34% with a high […]

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