Job Search Strategies that Changed (while you weren’t looking!)

It’s 2017 and there are many positive career predictions to look forward to this year: the candidate experience will improve (finally!), more people will take advantage of the “gig” economy, performance reviews will be more collaborative, and creative perks (like school loan payback) are on the rise. But if it’s been a while since you’ve engaged …

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7 Reasons to Rethink an Online Job Search

Although networking has been hailed for decades as the most effective strategy for obtaining new employment opportunities, the online search continues to seduce job seekers. Hundreds of unproductive hours, dozens of unanswered applications, and false hope after false hope doesn’t deter the determined online job seeker.  Why?  It seems like the most direct strategy and also …

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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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Show, Don’t Tell

In High School, I took a creative writing course as an elective. After all of these years, there is one piece of advice that has stuck with me, which has become central to my career coaching:    Show, don’t tell.   My teacher was not shy with the feedback.  When my homework was graded and …

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