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Be Prepared – not just for the Boy Scouts

Growing up in a Scouting family, I learned the Boy Scout motto, “Be Prepared” pretty early. I was never a Girl Scout but in high school, I joined an Explorer Post, the coed division of the Boy Scouts. My Explorer Post was a Community Service post and that experience literally changed my life. But that’s…Continue Reading

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Don’t sacrifice your dreams!

I was talking with a client this morning who is employed and fairly well compensated but the job has changed and the creativity and strategizing is gone. This client is not alone. Many people who may still have a job have a job that doesn’t provide the satisfaction. You can look at that many ways.…Continue Reading

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Your phone call still matters

We have become a generation who seems to be afraid to use the phone, especially in a job search. The job seeker keeps applying to job after job and maybe even invests in the services of a professional resume writer and career coach to help them navigate the job world. But the job seeker often…Continue Reading

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How to make LinkedIn work in your job search

Every once in awhile I run into someone who looks at me with a total glazed over face when I tell them that I strongly suggest LinkedIn as a marketing and job search tool. With all of its faults that have been noted on multiple platforms, LinkedIn is still a valuable resource that no job…Continue Reading

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Quitting your job? 5 things not to do!

Yesterday I talked about letters of resignation. Today let’s talk about what NOT to do when you decide it is time to move on. 5 things not to say or do when you quit your job At any point in your career, you should be thinking about the future and making sure that what you…Continue Reading

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