Monthly Archives: April 2013

Job Search Vortex – Beware

I was reading an interesting article today, Before You Apply: Answer 4 Important Questions.  In the article, Susan Joyce proposes answering the following four questions before taking the time to apply for a job: Do I want the job? Am I … Continue reading

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Interviews: Telling Your Story

Interviews are not about just answering questions, your resume does most of the answering to the basic questions about your skill sets and abilities.  Interviewing is about telling a story and communicating a message.  When interviewing, you should strive to … Continue reading

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Career Change: Eat That Frog

Have you been thrust into a job search?  Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, forced into early retirement…no matter the reason, being forced into a job search is difficult on many fronts.  In my first post in the Career Change … Continue reading

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Career Change: Tough Love

Have you been thrust into a job search.  Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, forced into early retirement…no matter the reason, being forced into a job search is difficult on many fronts.  Last week, I offered ideas on processing the … Continue reading

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Career Change: Embrace the Unknown

Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, walked-out, early retirement…you now find yourself in an uncomfortable place.  Limbo, the unknown, holding pattern, transitional space – not matter what you call it, the time when you leave a job until you begin … Continue reading

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Career Change? Change as a Catalyst for Good

Have you been thrust into a job search.  Laid off, outsourced, fired, position eliminated, early retirement…no matter the reason, being forced into a job search is difficult on so many fronts.  Yesterday I penned a piece about taking some time … Continue reading

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Career Change? First Step – Take Some Time

In 2007. a senior executive was transitioning out of her corporate career after 20+ years of service at Fortune 10 company.  She had been part of several of cross-functional teams, developed expertise in multiple business units, and she was one of … Continue reading

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