10 Top Career Resolutions for 2018

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The start of a new year is a busy time for everyone including the companies you may want to work with. For many, this is the time of year when new positions are created and approved. A ton of interviews are scheduled and offers extended. For YOU, this means that if you’re considering a career […]

NOT FOR SALE! 8 Things you should NEVER sacrifice for a paycheck

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Compensation is a big word with many parts to it. There’s your base salary, bonuses, vacation time, retirement, health and wellness benefits, perks like free parking, cell phone discounts and more. Typically, most cling to the base salary and for good reason. This is your paycheck. This is what you’ll be bringing home to pay […]

“I Had NO Idea!”

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I remember being a young coordinator happy to have my first real job out of undergrad. I interviewed successfully, got my offer letter and had been on-board for about a year. It was annual review time. I had filled out my employee portion and my manager completed hers. I had my note pad, my copy […]

This Is A Test! This is ONLY A Test!

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    Have you ever been on an interview and suddenly something weird happens right in front of your prospective new boss? Maybe you’re invited out to lunch and the waiter keeps screwing up your order. Perhaps you’re in the middle of the interview process and suddenly can’t reach anyone directly. Every time you reach […]

The Way You Look Counts!

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This may sound incredibly shallow but in the professional world – in ANY professional world, the way you look counts! Physical presentation speaks volumes and plays a major role in the level of success you’re able to achieve. Now, let’s get one thing clear – when I talk about “physical presentation” I’m not talking about […]

Career Coaching Advice You Should NEVER Listen To

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As a Career Coach, I make it my business to keep my ear to the ground. I make it a point to stay plugged in to coaching and business trends, changes in technology and the job market itself. I often peruse LinkedIn reading articles and blog posts written by other coaches expecting to learn something […]

You are NOT a Circus Tiger! Stop jumping through hoops!

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I once knew a hiring manager that said things like, “I like to draw out the interview process on purpose. I need to see that they’re really interested. If they keep coming in, that shows me they really want the job.” He would ignore candidate follow up correspondence and play hard to get. He wanted […]