Monthly Archives: July 2012

Vocation

I am attending at a conference and had the fortune to participate in a seminar on vocational discernment.  To make sure we are all on the same vocabulary page, I am not thinking of entering religious life, my wife may … Continue reading

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Picky or Panic?

How picky should one be in this market?  Should you accept the first job offer you received or should you continue to search/apply/interview in order to obtain a better employment offer?  This is a question every job seeker faces and … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block – I have experienced this over the past couple of weeks with regard to my blog.  I was on a good roll in June, went on vacation with the family, and came back to Writer’s Block.  The ideas … Continue reading

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All In – Redux

A few months ago I wrote about the idea of going “All In” during one’s career search.  The concept is to focus one’s time, energy, and career search efforts on a specific industry/type of role. This idea helps individuals conduct … Continue reading

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Be the Problem Solver

An interviewing tip from a hiring manager – demonstrate problem solving tendencies as part of your answers/examples during an interview. Even if this skill set is not ‘desired’ on the job posting, problem solving is a skill set that can … Continue reading

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