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Capture and Track Your Work Contributions

Operate like a free agent – be ready to promote and manage your career It is to your advantage to capture and track your work contributions, project outcomes, accomplishments, lessons learned, and acquired skills to be successful. Make it your habit to conduct a self-assessment every six months or before performance appraisals. Many people are…

Plan Your Interview Strategy

Don’t Wing Your Interview – Create a Strategy

It is quite an understatement to say, the world of work, hiring, and interviewing has changed. How and where and what we do for work is flipped, altered, or challenged. Interviewing is no different—so many questions. Should I shake hands? When asked to talk about myself, where should I begin? How and when should I…

Resume Tips

Your Resume is Your Ambassador

A modern well-written resume is an essential tool in your personal marketing strategy when managing your career. It represents you when you are not physically present. It tells your career story. The goal of the resume is to get an invitation to an interview. It should present a coherent snapshot of your expertise and value…

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Embrace Change for the Sake of Your Career

For most people, the pandemic gave us an unexpected opportunity to think about our careers and work-life. Different perspectives, attitudes, and situations emerged revealing both the positives and negatives that come with a new change. This realization has led to an understanding that work will be different going forward. I’m not exaggerating; so much has…

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Explore You – Then Change Your Career

You know when your current career situation no longer serves you well, and it is time to make a change. Whether you arrive at this point because you are burnt out, lost your enthusiasm for the work, need a better environment, or can’t seem to thrive where you are, you know it is time to…

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Is It Time for a Job or Career Change Now?

There is a Lot to Consider… In the careers industry, there is a saying that you’ll know it’s time to make a job or career change when you start asking yourself if it’s time to make a change. While there is truth to that, there are a lot of critical factors involved in making your…

Surviving Unemployment


At any time, you can become suddenly unemployed. Your world can feel like it has turned upside down and it makes your head spin trying to figure out what to do first. You need two things: information and a plan. When businesses make decisions to ensure their longevity, the impact is felt by all segments…

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Let’s Get You Ready for Your Phone Interview

Hiring Managers and Recruiters are Screening for Risks They want to validate your qualifications and see if you’re a fit. The goal is to discover who you are, what you can contribute, what you know about the company, and why you want to work there. A phone interview can quickly get those answers. Important: Likely, the…

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The Awkward Handshake

The handshake in a business setting is a long-standing tradition. A firm handshake is often used as a judgment of character. How will you navigate the new societal norms graciously and stay mindful of the health of everyone? When job searching or interviewing, the best strategy is to follow the lead of the interviewer. If…