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Are you planning ahead to meet your next challenges?

Often we dive right into life without any planning and we look at extra expenses like hiring a professional resume writer as too much money. I used to look at life this way too. I would procrastinate expenses like getting the furnace checked or the dryer repaired and to be honest, I still do struggle…

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3 reasons to use only personal email addresses on LinkedIn

Professional resume writers and career marketing professionals recommend that you never put your professional or company email or company phone number on your resume. I agree, but let’s take that one step further. Unless you own your own business (like I do), the email address on your LinkedIn profile should be a personal email that…

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Eliminate frustrations by organizing your life

We’ve all lost something at some point. Your keys, your Daytimer (planner), your checkbook, your phone, the TV remote, and important files or mail. At that point, you kick yourself and think, “I am going to get organized!” but you don’t! The moment passes and you can now move on to the next process. We…

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Is fear holding you back?

For being tagged a creative individual, I have an intensely analytical side that is always thinking about statistics and analytics. I watch my financials closely. If I would need to explain to a banker what my assets and liabilities are, I could pretty much tell them to the penny and I have a spreadsheet dating…

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How to give your interview skills an edge

Do you struggle with interviewing? I know many of my clients have a tough time when they approach the interview. Like many other career professionals, I provide interview coaching as part of my packages. The coaching helps to get the client on track but what if the client could continue to practice our coaching sessions…

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5 characteristics of the extremely successful job seeker

Why does it seem that some people always land on their feet? Adversity may strike, loss of job, financial trouble, or other issues but some people seem to always bounce back while others flounder. With many years as a career professional, I have seen the traits that make some people successful more than others. You…

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