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Capture your career successes in your resume

Capture your career successes in your resume

A common misconception about resume writing is that you can just give an old resume to a resume writer and poof by magic, your new resume will appear. Kind of like throwing a coat of paint on an old house. It might look better but unless you do the preparation, your resume will still be…

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Are you driving your career or is it driving you?

Are you driving your career or is it driving you?

It is easy to get complacent. It is easy to assume that everything will stay the same but it rarely does. You may think that you are in charge of your career or at least you may have started out that way. As life rolls on, many people find that they no longer feel in…

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5 ways to get fired on Facebook

5 ways to get fired on Facebook

Never before in the history of the world can we communicate more quickly to more people. Social media is a great tool but it is also a great way to create chaos and potentially cause yourself harm. While Twitter can be equally dangerous, Facebook is a tool but if you don’t pay attention to what…

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How do I know if the job will be a good fit?

How do I know if the job will be a good fit?

While working with a resume client this morning who is considering transitioning from 20 years as an entrepreneur to an employee of a large corporation, we talked about how to find a good fit. We were reviewing his Career Planning DISC assessment which gives us an understanding of his ideal environment, personal strengths, basic needs,…

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Distinguish yourself from the competition!

Distinguish yourself from the competition!

When you look like everyone else in the group, it is very difficult to see why you should be chosen but when you stand out, you get noticed. I find it interesting that much of the advice on resumes is how to look identical to everyone else. People say you must have with a one-page resume and…

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5 secrets to avoiding burnout in your career

5 secrets to avoiding burnout in your career

I am sure prior generations hit the burnout point too but I believe there are more people struggling with burnout today than ever before in history. Wherever you go, you hear conversations about being overwhelming, unappreciated, and overworked. Causes of burnout in your career Technology → despite the idea that technology was created to simplify life, technology…

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