Why I Hired the Non-Traditional Candidate

As a career switcher, you face more hurdles in your job search than a candidate who has a “traditional” background (e.g., relevant industry and functional work experience). In many cases, the “traditional” applicant: Understands the industry “lingo” and acronyms Knows the key players and how to partner with them Recognizes what they’re signing up for Can navigate …

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10 Career Myths to Get OVER!

  Career management continues to change at warp speed. Whether or not you’re contemplating a job search, if you’re a working professional, tending to your career needs to be an ongoing process. Don’t get left behind the curve.  Here are 10 common myths about career management that can hinder your success: 1) My company will …

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4 Steps to Your Brand

A professional brand is critical to your career, whether or not you are currently in a job search.  Your brand is essentially what you are “known for” as it relates to your career. It’s the value you bring to help people or companies to be successful. STEP 1. Define Your Professional Passion Your professional passion …

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Tis the Season

It’s that time of year again.  For most, the holidays are a combination of joy mixed with chaos. While networking may be the last thing on your list this holiday season, don’t overlook the opportunities that lie ahead in the next 6 weeks to strengthen your connections. And no, I don’t mean turn your holiday …

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