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Surprising ways to enjoy the holiday season

Holidays … aren’t they supposed to be a time away from our daily routines? I actually like daily routines although as a business owner, I’ve had to learn to manage what feels like total flexibility. When I worked in both the corporate and non-profit worlds, I had specific routines. Some of them were daily, some […]
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Holiday Business Parties: the best opportunities of the year!

The holiday season is filled with business events that materialize from every direction. Sometimes these are formal affairs and the jobseeker has the advantage of planning for the event. Sometimes the “holiday party with business colleagues” can be an impromptu, unexpected gathering at a restaurant, mall or other public venue. Every situation provides potential opportunities […]
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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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Job Search Made Simple

How to troubleshoot your job search. Troubleshooting your job search is the number one most critical action item for each week. No one is likely to tell you what you are doing wrong and even if they did, it doesn’t mean that their advice will help you. What might help with one company, business, or […]
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Job Security: Two Key Factors You Can Control

Unemployed jobseekers routinely tell me that they have two concerns about their future. The first is about job security. The second is the fear of being stuck in a job they dislike. About 30% of the people I work with are currently employed and are looking to change jobs. Their number one concern is job […]
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Do You Need A Career Identity Protection Plan?

From Identity crisis to career transformation Last week I wrote about the Career Identity Crisis. Many people have found themselves in limbo for a variety of reasons. Perhaps their industry has closed down or technology has caused changes that made their skill sets obsolete. The blog gave some concrete ideas on how to build a […]
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Creating Your Career Identity in A Brave New World

Today, entire industries are collapsing at record speed. Trusted skill sets have become obsolete and new skills are in demand. In the midst of this unparalleled scope and speed of change, our future rests in our ability to sustain a credible career identity that is flexible, adaptable and embraces an inclusive, multi-cultural and global awareness. […]
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The Post-Recession Networking Puzzle: Part 1

At this point, everyone knows that finding a job has taken on new dimension. Whether a person is unemployed or employed, looking for a job or not, people will agree that finding a job today presents multiple challenges that are new to the job search. Today we are putting together new paradigms for every aspect […]
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