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Category: Transferable Skills

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 […]

How to Sell Your Soft Skills

~You Got ‘Skilz~ “It is extraordinary how extraordinary the ordinary person is.” – George F. Will   Sell your top 3 “soft skills” (personal traits). They are what differentiate you from your competitors with similar training & experience Of the Top 10 qualities & traits employers want, what do you think is on the list? […]

Unpaid Does Not = Unimportant!

Should volunteer work be included on a resume? What other types of unconventional “work” experience can be used? I get asked a lot if unpaid work (volunteer, barter/exchange, even applicable hobby experience or work you did for your mother-in-law because you know how & she doesn’t & you want to get in good with her […]

3 Great Reasons Staying Active Helps a Job Search

A job search client was telling me about all the professional networking groups he attends, about an interviewing workshop he was going to, and was quite interested when I mentioned he might like to join Toastmasters, an internationally known group for learning and practicing public speaking.   I commended him for his diligent activities, but, […]

7 Transferable Skills – and How To Talk About Them

Regardless of your field, there are several key skills that almost any job requires or values.  They are skills that translate from one type of job into another, regardless of the industry or type of environment. Especially when you want to shift from one job title, department, or field to another, knowing how to market yourself […]