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Category: Career Change

Career & Personality Online Assessment Tools

  Thinking of changing careers but need to explore ideas? You might be interested in some of these links to free online resources for several popular and well known career and personality assessment tools:   Myers Briggs Strong Interest Inventory (formerly Strong Campbell) Enneagram The video is a snippet of my upcoming online course (and existing […]

5 Reasons to Keep a Work Journal

  In some ways, running my business isn’t all that different from managing your career. It’s important to track productivity, skills, likes, dislikes, connections, and accomplishments. I do this kind of reflection on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly cycles, at the suggestion of a former business coach. I know first-hand from working with so […]

Career & Life Purpose: Summer Reading

  Here’s a few ‘oldies but goodies’ suggestions for summer reading, on the topic(s) of: job/career/life purpose/work you love type books (they really tend to overlap & intertwine, these themes!) They’d be PERFECT for time in your lawn chair (or hammock, or floating raft in the pool) this summer!   I Could Do Anything If […]

Why You Can’t Start Your Job Search by Updating Your Resume

So many job seekers think their resume was the first step in preparing for a new job search – but – they don’t quite know what they wanted to do next. An effective resume **has to be targeted** to a specific job goal. So – if you don’t know what type of work you want […]

Addressing An Employment Gap (Covid Related or Otherwise) on Your Resume

This blog post originated from a conversation on the e-list group of my professional organization, Career Directors International. Returning to Workforce After an Absence: The discussion was about good strategies for stay-at-home-moms who are transitioning back to the workplace to account for that time gap on their resumes. Of course many people are going to […]