Monthly Archives: March 2011

Three Questions – Number 2

When I work with individuals on their career search, I often say that ideally we all would find jobs where our talents and passions intersect.  In yesterday’s post, Fr. Himes’ wisdom asked us to consider what give us joy in … Continue reading

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Three Questions – Number 1

When I was a student at Notre Dame, I had the fortune to hear a discernment talk given by Fr. Michael Himes.  Fr. Himes spoke about three key questions we need to ask ourselves to help find our vocation in … Continue reading

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Dress for Success

As I walk past students preparing to head into interviews, many of them look incredibly sharp.  Pressed shirt and suit, good accessories, hair is set…they set a very positive first impression.  When I see another student come in who is … Continue reading

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Needed – New Duck Voice

Do you have the supplemental insurance that pays you money if you get injured on the job?  The supplemental insurance that can help you pay for groceries, transportation, housing, and other bills?  How about supplemental insurance if you send inappropriate … Continue reading

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I Want a New Job

In my work in career coaching, I work with various constituents, one set being the employed who are looking for a new career as their current one is no longer desirable (reasons vary).  While I never encourage an individual to … Continue reading

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Tough Interview Questions

If you thought your last interview went poorly, can you imagine being asked to sell the interviewer an invisible pen? Krishnan Anantharaman blogged for the Wall Street Journal about some of the more off-the-wall questions interns faced in their interviewing process. … Continue reading

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Navigating the Minefield…

Late last week, I was working with a client on his follow-up to a hiring manager.  He wanted to wow the interviewer which is the goal we all should set in our interactions with a perspective employer.  The client had … Continue reading

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