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Category: Career Change

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 […]

Keep Competitive – Keep Your Skills Updated

“In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.”  ~ Eric Hoffer It’s more important than ever to keep your skills up to date in an ever changing & increasingly competitive job market! How many of you that are currently employed […]