Category: Career Advice

Featured Image: Creating and Promoting a “Company of Me”

Creating and Promoting a “Company of Me”

May 15, 2017 | Career Advice

The business landscape has been shifting over the years and, as a result, more employees with “traditional” careers need to be employing the skills that allow small business owners to be successful. That is, workers need to use the same skills and tactics that entrepreneurs and small business owners use to build and enhance their […]

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Featured Image: Love What You Do and Do What You Love–Using Your Skills and Energy as Your Career Guide

Love What You Do and Do What You Love–Using Your Skills and Energy as Your Career Guide

April 24, 2017 | Career Advice

In your career, it’s important to plug into your strengths—to recognize what you do well and to use those skills to your advantage. It’s particularly critical during a career transition. But what’s more important is the ability to separate what you do well from what you love to do. You can be very good at something […]

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Featured Image: What’s the Secret to Achieving Goals?

What’s the Secret to Achieving Goals?

February 2, 2017 | Career Advice

Around this time of the year, millions of people are hard at work on their New Year’s Resolutions. Some have already given up. What makes those who do realize their goals different from the rest of us? You might be thinking, “What do they have that I don’t?” They don’t have anything you don’t have. […]

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When is it too late to change careers?

August 22, 2016 | Career Advice

It seems like all the attention is on millennials these days when it comes to the new normal at American companies, but another really important demographic is also changing the dynamics of the workplace. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that by the end of 2016 one-third of the U.S. labor force will be […]

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Featured Image: Back to work after having a baby?

Back to work after having a baby?

August 8, 2016 | Career Advice

Along with Papua New Guinea and Oman, the US is one of only three countries left in the world that do not guarantee paid maternity leave. What we have here instead is the Family Medical Leave Act, which guarantees most new mothers with jobs 12 weeks of UNPAID leave. So things are already tough enough […]

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Featured Image: Career Transition: More Than Resume Writing

Career Transition: More Than Resume Writing

May 16, 2016 | Career Advice

Most people think of Career Transition services as a glorified resume-writing seminar slapped on at the end of a termination. If you have a great transition plan and team in place, it’s about much more than that! It’s true that reviewing and updating the resume is an important part of the Career Transition process, but […]

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Featured Image: You need a career management plan – for today, tomorrow, and the next twenty five years!

You need a career management plan – for today, tomorrow, and the next twenty five years!

May 2, 2016 | Career Advice

According to a 2014 Forbes article, “Most managers believe employees must take responsibility for their career development: 98% say workers should continually update and improve their skills, 85% say they should identify job opportunities and career paths, and 80% say they should be responsible for building their job-hunting and career-planning skills.” With long-lasting employment becoming […]

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Featured Image: Do you need an e-portfolio?

Do you need an e-portfolio?

April 25, 2016 | Career Advice, Resume Tips

These days, pretty much every job requires the creation of documents, media in the form of documents, images, presentations, and online content. For this reason, portfolios aren’t just for designers and photographers any more! A good e-portfolio could help you stand out and give you an edge over competitors in the job market and will […]

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Featured Image: Finding Your Personal Work-Life Balance

Finding Your Personal Work-Life Balance

June 26, 2015 | Career Advice

Work-life balance can seem like the ultimate oxymoron, as technology makes your office and colleagues accessible on a 24/7 basis. According to a recent Harvard Business School study, 94 percent of professionals reported working over 50 hours a week, and nearly half said they put in more than 65 hours. You can avoid burn out […]

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Featured Image: Five Embarrassing Workplace Moments

Five Embarrassing Workplace Moments

April 8, 2015 | Career Advice

We’ve all experienced awkward moments at work, along with that feeling of alarm you get the moment you realize you just said or did something you can’t take back and that you know will elicit a reaction from fellow workers. You swear you’ll never show your face around the office again. But time heals all […]

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