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Stand Out in the Job Hunt with Storytelling

By | 2017-06-09T14:48:59+00:00 June 9th, 2017|General|

Photo by Hector Martinez | Unsplash When you're starting a job hunt, you want to capture the attention of the hiring managers, but it can be difficult to decide what parts of your background to highlight. By using principles of good storytelling, you can stand out as a job candidate. The first thing [...]

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The Need for Reflection in Our Careers

By | 2017-02-13T11:17:24+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Career Change, General|

Take a break to reflect, even if you have to use sticky notes Reflection is the foundation of career change, but so few of us practice it regularly, myself included. It's tough when you're stressed out, overworked, burned out people. The last thing you want to do is sit and "reflect" at the end of [...]

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There’s No Such Thing as the Right Job

By | 2016-11-29T12:48:02+00:00 November 29th, 2016|General|

Photo via Death to Stock Photo So many people ask me to help them find the right job. They think in terms of finding the best fit, but there's no such thing as the right job anymore. The working world is changing too fast. Mergers and takeovers happen overnight, and even if you find [...]

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How to Identify Your (Mid) Career Options

By | 2016-11-17T14:24:53+00:00 November 17th, 2016|General|

Exploring your career options is worth it. Identifying your career options when you're in the middle of your career can be tricky. You probably can't afford to start at the bottom rung of a new career ladder. So how do you explore but stay in the same salary and benefits ballpark so you can pay your [...]

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How to Cope with Boredom on the Job

By | 2016-09-15T15:01:45+00:00 September 15th, 2016|General|

Photo by deathtostockphoto.com You’re bored on the job. Bored, bored, bored. You’re out the door, ready to leave your career. But what if there were a less drastic way to deal with the boredom? Before making a leap, ask yourself if you ever liked your job. If yes, then what were the circumstances? When did [...]

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How to Fix Your Career When You’re Stressed

By | 2016-06-16T09:58:53+00:00 June 16th, 2016|General|

You’ve had it with your job, and you’re too stressed to think about what you’re having for dinner, let alone what you’re going to do about your career. You barely can find the energy to binge-watch Blacklist. Well, maybe you’ll manage that. Don’t you wish you could sit down long enough to figure out your [...]

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An Easier Way to Make Career Decisions

By | 2016-04-25T11:58:35+00:00 April 25th, 2016|Career Change, General|

© Jyn Meyer | Dreamstime Stock Photos   When you were young, you were asked what you wanted to be when you grew up. After hearing that question over and over, you came to believe that you should make a career decision and stick with it for life if you want to be a success, [...]

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How to Put Your Job Hunt in Context

By | 2016-03-12T08:42:04+00:00 March 12th, 2016|General, Job Hunting|

© Daniel Gilbey | Dreamstime Stock Photos Your job hunt isn't going well, and you aren't sure why. You're frustrated. You've gotten the right degree, and maybe you have some great experience, so why aren't you making progress? To answer that you need to do some research and put your job hunt in [...]

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Questions to Ask to Boost Job Satisfaction

By | 2016-02-08T20:16:17+00:00 February 8th, 2016|General, job satisfaction|

© Bellemedia | Dreamstime Stock Photos When you're going through a rough patch at work, it can be tempting to doubt your entire career. One bad day leads to another, and before you know it, you're regretting leaving med school for the marketing job that you've enjoyed for years. Before you start to [...]

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Career Change in the New Year

By | 2016-01-04T12:09:25+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Career Change, General|

I like January. It’s a time for dreamers. There’s a whole bunch of you who will try to change careers this year, and to you I say, go for it! You’ve made a pact with yourself. You want to like Mondays again. You want to do what you’re meant to do in this world, whatever that [...]

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