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3 Tips to Proactively Manage Your Career

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Mar 2, 2014

You spend a lot of your more productive waking hours at work, but have you ever devoted a significant amount of time developing a long-range plan to manage your career?  If a promotion or raise comes along, you are happy, but do you have a 2-year, 5-year, or 10-year career plan? Take Tony, for instance,…

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Think You Have Job Security? 3 Reasons to Write Your Resume NOW

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Jan 13, 2014

Mary Katherine pulled into the parking lot and smoothly backed into the slot that had her name stenciled on the wall.  She felt her job security was solid with the recent promotion to Marketing Director, which was working out better than expected.  Her department respected her, and they were moving all the marketing projects on…

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Supercharge Your Job Search

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Dec 23, 2013

This is a great resource for anyone searching for a job, advancing his or her career, or finding that first job. This free 75-page eBook can point you in the right direction. Professional global career experts contributed to the job search strategies you need for success. The eBook is organized in social media language with…

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Cake with Your Resume

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Dec 20, 2013

Almost anybody can write a resume, however, it takes a professional resume writer to package and present you effectively for a targeted career opportunity. I like to bake and I approach resume writing with the same passion of a pastry chef preparing a cake dessert for someone special. If you will indulge me I would like…

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What’s Your Brand?

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Dec 19, 2013

Have you taken the time to shape your image – how you wish to be known – your personal brand? Crafting your personal brand statement will help shape your personal marketing message, which is helpful for your career or to personally update your image and goals. I’m sharing a free e-Workbook to get you started. In…

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If You Hate Monday Mornings, Fix Your Resume and Find Your Perfect Job!

By Brenda Goburn Smith | Nov 19, 2013

Phillip does not need an alarm clock these days, he actually sings in the shower when getting ready to go to work at his new job. Talk about feeling lucky to have been matched to the perfect job for him. Well, it wasn’t really luck. He worked with a professional resume writer who probed him…

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