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How to secure a reasonable work-life balance

Can there really be a reasonable work-life balance? Almost everyone I meet is looking for a reasonable work-life balance. And many of those people, who are gainfully employed, are also totally exhausted. So it doesn’t surprise me that when I first meet a potential client, and ask, “What are you hoping for in your next […]
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Will you ever get back to work at your former salary?

Under-employed? Under-paid? Working? Uh huh. You have a job? …kinda. Perhaps it’s part-time, or maybe it’s in a different industry doing something you really don’t care to mention and at a salary that is embarrassing when compared to your former position. But you’re working. How did it feel on LinkedIn— when you indicated that you […]
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8 Steps That Will Get You Hired

The Job Seeker’s Success Formula Success is a process Athletes will likely agree with me that developing skill, building technique, taking care of their body and mind requires daily care. Proper routine becomes a critical factor in their success. Professional musicians are no different and each one can relate unique stories about the development of […]
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This Formula Gets You Hired Every Time.

A formula? Really? …every time? Yes, this blog is about the formula that will win you a job offer. After jobseekers get hired they sometimes say something like, “Yep, the stars were aligned and everything fell into place.” But how do we get the stars aligned? That sounds more like a chance happening. And the […]
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Job Security: Vet the company—will it be toxic?

At this point, everyone knows that it’s a very hard market for jobseekers. So when an employed person in today’s economy wants out of their current situation, that’s a heads-up for me. About 30% of my clients have come to me asking for help to find different employment. The reasons they give for “wanting out” […]
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When does the interview begin?

Your interview begins earlier than you think! Getting called for an interview brings a bag full of mixed emotions. Our minds tend to be overwhelmed. We go into hyper drive and begin the onerous process of preparation as we manage our excitement and deal with our fears and self-doubts. * * * When does the […]
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Your Interview Begins Earlier Than You May Think

Skeptics beware! Most jobseekers make the critical error of believing that their preparation for an interview begins after it has been scheduled. In truth, most interviews begin before the résumé has been customized for the position. It may have started months and even years ago. Really! * * * Terry finally got a call for […]
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The Real Reason You Aren’t Getting Interviews

or…Why Hiring Professionals Ignore Your              Cover Letter and Résumé or… Who Reads What and When? Jobseekers routinely comb the Internet to find the best advice to apply to their Cover Letters and Résumés. There’s so much advice out there that it would take millions of jobseekers decades to try it all out. There has […]
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Panic Attack!
     …the terror of an interview

AND 4 Key Components of a Job That Fits Jobseekers willingly submit themselves to what might feel like cross-examination and interrogation during an interview. I am certain that isn’t the intent of the interviewer, however, with so much at stake, managing fear and sometimes even panic, is critical. Panic attack? Me? No way! …until… The […]
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