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The wrong kind of helping

Jim Connolly’s post today, Avoiding the No-Win Scenario, talks about issues I struggle with at times. He says: One of the reasons people often make bad decisions, is that they put themselves into no-win scenarios. Jim said that this is often due to worry. Though I will confess that I am not immune to worry,Continue Reading

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You will find me at JibberJobber today!

Jason Alba asked me to help me with a topic today so I can be found over on his blog, with the topic: Resume Objective Statements: Objecting to Objective Statements on Résumés Here’s the first part: Jason: What is the objective statement? Julie: From my perspective, Jason, the better question is “What was the objectiveContinue Reading

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Where do you recharge?

I’m trying to learn, this year, how to make time for recharging. It’s a hard lesson for me. Even taking moments out of my day to sit in the sunshine is hard for me, but I am trying. Early starts I tend to start my days very early. My alarm on weekdays is set forContinue Reading

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Should a Jobseeker Blog?

Today’s career management is ramped up from what was the norm only a few short years ago. Not only do current job seekers have to think about new tools but future-thinking career professionals should realize that no job is forever. You need to have many tools in your arsenal. 1. → The well-written, keyword-infused, accomplishment-focusedContinue Reading

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What do you do when Instinct Takes Over?

As I looked through photos this morning for inspiration, I remembered this one and the context and thought I would share it with you. This is my office and my dog, Teddy. The other dog is Savannah. I cropped out the client who was with me that day but he is part of the storyContinue Reading

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8+ Tips to Make Applying for Jobs Online Easier

Do you hate applying online? You know, filling out all those fields and hoping that your application actually gets there and they read it? I haven’t found anyone yet that is in love with using online applications for employment. I don’t like them either! I have wrestled my way through many of them on behalfContinue Reading

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When Life Gets Hard, Dig Deep

Our family had a year of “things”. You might call them problems or challenges but whatever they are, it has been a year of them! The last week or two have had one “thing” after another. Each seeming to hit with a hard blow. The latest last night left my son without the car thatContinue Reading

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