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How to Best Judge Your Job Search Success

…what every jobseeker should learn from these millennials. This week, a group of millennials brought the most illuminating information about managing their jobsearch. This quartet banned together as a team and they meet each week for an hour. They discuss the challenges of the week and pool their intellects and creativity to identify solutions for […]
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Fighting the Funk

Many jobseekers find themselves in a funk Perhaps it doesn’t need definition. If you’ve been there, you know what it is. Funks are hard to fight. They rob people of every ounce of energy and leave them feeling dejected and uninterested, bored, tired, and filled with negativity. Funks can also trigger intense anger. Anger at […]

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A Letter to the United States: We Need Hope!

—How the U.S. can pull out of this funk! We need hope. The media tries to convince us that the U.S. has returned to normal. Apparently the U.S. is doing a great job of recovery. But when I talk to people, that’s not the message that I’m hearing. As their struggle seems endless, they are […]
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How Transitional Work Can Boost Your Job Search Success

Since the Great Recession, the attitude of hiring professionals regarding transitional employment has experienced a turnaround. From about 2008 through 2012, anyone who took a seasonal or “transitional” position was doomed to stay in that position for at least a year or two. However, today is a different scene altogether. There are several reasons that […]
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The TOP-MOST Critical Aspect of Your Job Search

With the unemployment rate down and the jobs report exceeding expectations, news about unemployment has taken a backseat. The current focus includes the Middle East Crisis, terrorists threats with ISIS and Boko Haram, the danger of Ebola becoming a pandemic, and the border predicament as 56,000,000 unaccompanied children pour into the U.S. And then there […]
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Jobseekers, do you feel abandoned?

The recent news has included ISIS, Iraq, Gaza, Israel, Russia and the Ukraine. Here in the U.S. we read and hear about the tragedy surrounding James Foley and Michael Brown…as the world watches. As for the Ebola virus and illegal immigrants at the border—they have quickly become old news. What about the unemployed? Are you […]
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The Two Greatest Job Search Challenges

The most difficult challenges: The most difficult part of a job search is that you don’t know when it will be over. The second most difficult part of a job search is that there is very little, if any, recognizable feedback to improve your success rate along the way and shorten your search. Jobseekers ask, […]
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