Monthly Archives: June 2013

My Job Search Story: Using My Board of Trustees

The other day, I detailed who I included in my job search Board of Trustees. You should consider creating your own board – just be sure to include individuals from a variety of sources, who know different aspects of you and … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Creating a Board of Trustees

If you read yesterday’s installment, you know that I am sharing my career search process and story with readers.  Previously I discussed how I reached my decision to pursue opportunities, my timeline, and taking action.  Today I share about my … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: The Decision to Stay or Go

I have blogged over the past couple of years about various job search and career management strategies.  In the past, some have commented, while they appreciate my advice, that I did not understand what it is like to be out … Continue reading

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Your Last Weeks at Your Current Job…

Congratulations on your new job.  This is an exciting time full of possibilities and often one wants to jump right into the new role asap – and sometimes this is possible as your current employer allows you to vacate your … Continue reading

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Keep the Negotiations Positive

The other day I wrote about how Negotiations are Expected for most job hires that require previous work experience. I discovered this is a hot topic as many readers shared their regrets about not negotiating when they had the opportunity.  An … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Thoughts

This past Sunday was “Father’s Day”.  A day where dads receive ties from their kids and they are allowed an afternoon of watching golf or baseball without interruption.  As I opened my very colorful tie selection and read my kids’ … Continue reading

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Why Negotiations are Expected

In my work with clients who are moving into their second/third/fourth jobs and who have several years of relevant work experience under their belts, I am often asked if negotiating an offer is permissible. I believe it is not only … Continue reading

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