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Category: Job Search Inspiration

Surviving the “For Now” Job

 “To be successful, the first thing to do is to fall in love with your work.” – Sister Mary Lauretta As I’m flipping radio stations today, and the most unlikely ‘70’s tune makes me think of jobs. Remember Stephen Stills’, “Love the One You’re With”?   While I don’t recommend it for relationship advice, for some […]

Job Search: Timing, Waiting & Synchronicity…

Doubtless you’ve heard the phrase, “It’s all about the timing.” It’s not easy to trust this during a job search. Can you push the timing, or do you just have to wait?

What Are You Grateful for About Your Work?

  The best kind of attitude is gratitude, right? What about your job, or job search, do you feel grateful for? What are you learning, what’s been valuable for your professionally/personally through the experience?  Where have you experienced kindness, support, recognition? For me, I’ll give a big shout out to supervisors I’ve had, like Darrell & […]

Evaluating a Job Offer – Know Your Personal Bottom Lines

Beyond Salary & Benefits   The long awaited job offer has come – and now you have to decide – to take it, or, keep looking. It can be difficult to turn down any offer while job searching, especially if you have family and/or financial pressure. However, I want to encourage you to learn how […]

Reinvigorate Your Job Search (and Workplace) Spirits

Barbara Winter, author of “Making a Living Without a Job” is one of my sources of ideas and inspiration in my business, since 1999 when I first read her book (long before I had a business, I knew I wanted one!)   As I read a blog post of hers, I found thoughts coming to mind […]