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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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What Training do Career Coaches Have?

Career Coach Training

Career coach training is as varied as coaches themselves. The coaching industry is not regulated. Whether someone has taken a one-year course, a weekend online course or no training at all, they can legally call themselves a career, business or life coach. Coach Mary Kruger explains the different types of coach training programs, assessment tools and job search techniques to help you make an educated decision when hiring a career coach.

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Vlog: Two Common Fears Holding You Back From Your Calling

Two Common Fears Holding You Back From Your Calling

It’s our job while we’re here to pay attention and find out what we’re curious and passionate about. Our calling/callings is our unique contribution to the betterment of our world. In this vlog, coach Tajan Renderos talks about how you can address two common fears that can get in the way of finding your calling.

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How to Use LinkedIn to Change Industries

How to Use LinkedIn to Change Industries

Changing industries can be quite challenging, and online job postings are a waste of time if you don’t fit a role perfectly. When you’ve determined that the time has come to change industries, here is exactly how to use LinkedIn to facilitate a move. If you’re like many of my clients, chances are you happened […]

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How You Can Feel Confident Again! Career Coaching for the Empty Nester

How You Can Feel Confident Again! A Guide to Career Coaching for the Empty Nester

Congratulations! Your kids are finally up and out of the house – either off to college or working full-time and supporting themselves. So, what do you do now? It can be tough to fill the void if your life has been primarily focused on your children. Instead of feeling like an empty nester, think of this as a new and exciting chapter in your life!

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