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What are you going to do differently in 2015?

What are you going to do differently in 2015?

You know the definition of insanity, right? Or at least the one most commonly quoted, attributed to Albert Einstein: Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I ask you then, what do you plan to do differently in 2015? Many people struggle with being in a rut. We want…Continue Reading

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Top 5 reasons to become an entrepreneur

Top 5 reasons to become an entrepreneur

I mentioned the other day that my clients include not only job seekers and career changers but also those people who are contemplating becoming entrepreneurs or launching their own business and are in need of tools and coaching to reach their goals. Let’s discuss the top 5 reasons to become an entrepreneur and in posts,…Continue Reading

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When your next career move is stuck

When your next career move is stuck

You graduated from college and are so excited to get into the job of your dreams. Or you are transitioning to a new career path. You land a role but the role isn’t where you want to be. You put in your first year but you think you can’t possibly hold out another year. You…Continue Reading

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What is stopping the YES in your jobsearch?

Consider this: You applied for 100 jobs, you interviewed with 25, and you were a finalist in 4 positions. One company cancelled the position. In the 3 other jobs, you lost out to someone else. This is frustrating, depressing, and makes you think you are never going to find a job. What could be in the way…Continue Reading

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Why Strategy is critical in your job search

Why Strategy is critical in your job search

Maybe you read some career blogs and you wonder why they keep talking about strategy. After all, all you need to get a job is a resume. That’s just something you throw your job history on and call it good, right? One size fits all. You don’t need much else, right? Sorry, no! Wrong answers.…Continue Reading

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Slow down – you move too fast

Slow down – you move too fast

This year for Christmas (yes, I will always say Merry Christmas), I am working on consciously moving slower. We move too fast almost all the time. This year starting with the Christmas tree, I was deliberately slow. I documented it on Facebook. I took a photo of the empty tree. Two days later, I took…Continue Reading

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Is your technology keeping up with your job search?

Is your technology keeping up with your job search?

In my world, technology and the ability to manage technology is ever-changing. For example, recently, we changed phones for my husband, Bill, and myself as well as service providers. His old phone wasn’t working and mine had started to get glitchy. We initially went backwards with him to a flip phone because Bill’s technology skills…Continue Reading

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