Never leave career change to chance

Career management is a philosophy that very successful people use and many other people never think about. When you don’t use career management, you find that you are leaving career change to chance and it can create chaos. What is Career Management? Career management is looking at your career as a project. You determine the…

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Rays of Hope in a dark world

Christine Livingston’s blog, A Different Kind of Work, Christine’s post is titled: “How the Threat of Layoff Can Scare You Sh*tless (and what to do about it) In her post, she gives firm steps on “how to get a grip.” Here’s part of her post: Get The Facts Detail can be thin on the ground during…

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How many interviews are too many?

Do you think companies do too many interviews? Hiring and training is a drain on a budget in the best economic conditions so companies want to do it right the first time. Employers market? Candidates are in abundance right now so HR and management have an open field. It makes sense that there would be…

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Plan Ahead or Prepare to Fail

Job Stickiness #5 a series to help you keep jobs or tips to make you sticky in the next one. The challenge was the bathtub drain, a reoccurring problem related to many factors: the normal hair, soap, and dirt that build up over time. A house perpetually under construction means more drywall dust and other debris …

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Job Seeker or Job Keeper?

Choices? You face them everyday! Sometimes we think about customer service as it relates to Breaking All the Records. Jim Connolly wrote about customer service in What’s your Experience, asking you to analyze what makes you choose one service or business over another and what makes a wonderful buying experience. Jim’s post inspired Robin Dickinson…

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The Christmas Roast – Prime Rib

The Christmas Roast

Just for fun today, I thought I would tell you our Christmas tradition and the recipe that goes with it. When I married into the family, I learned that Christmas dinner at the Walraven’s was always Prime Rib. Making the Christmas Roast At first, the Christmas dinner was always at my father-in-law and mother-in-law’s house.…

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