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The Interview Question that Lost Me the Job

The Interview Question that Lost Me the Job Early in my career,  I applied for a really great job. To my surprise, they offered me an interview. I killed the first interview, slayed the second, and ended up being one of the last two candidates for this sought after position. What happened in my third interview was something I will never forget. I choked when [...]

December 4th, 2020|

Holiday Volunteer Work is not Just Good for the Community… It’s Good for your Career!

Holiday Volunteer Work is not Just Good for the Community… It’s Good for your Career! The holiday season is here, which is a time of year when we are often reminded of all the blessings we have, and are compelled to give to those less fortunate. It’s a time to give back to our communities: thanksgiving soup kitchens, food drives, adopt-a-family, build a bike, community [...]

November 27th, 2020|

Are You Using LinkedIn to its Full Potential?

Are You Using LinkedIn to its Full Potential? Are you taking full advantage of all that LinkedIn has to offer? LinkedIn is so much more than just another social networking website. It’s also not just for career seekers. It can be used to help you grow your career in so many ways. You can use it to attract recruiters, to meet likeminded people in your [...]

November 20th, 2020|

How to Manage Employee Burnout During COVID-19

How to Manage Employee Burnout During COVID-19 According to recent surveys, employee burnout is on the rise due to COVID-19 stressors. The main reasons reported by employees for feeling more burned out than ever are: poor work-life balance, fear of job-security, and an unmanageable workload. This pandemic has brought on unexpected stress, fear, and additional work for many industries, and employees are feeling the pressure. [...]

November 13th, 2020|

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier in my Career

5 Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier in my Career 1. Everyone you meet could open a door for you someday. Throughout my career, doors were opened or blocked because of people I’d met along the way. You’d be surprised how small your industry really is—and how far word travels. Decisions I made, the attitude I projected, and the work ethic I exhibited at a [...]

November 6th, 2020|

Considering a Career Move During the Pandemic?

Considering a Career Move During the Pandemic? It can feel a little scary to consider a career move during the pandemic. Planning ahead for a career move during such times of uncertainty may feel a bit overwhelming. But, that doesn’t mean you should put your career aspirations on hold. In fact, these turbulent times may be just the right change to start fresh. Here are [...]

October 30th, 2020|

The #1 Soft Skill Employers are Looking for Right Now

The #1 Soft Skill Employers are Looking for Right Now According to Udemy’s 2020 Workplace Learning Trends Report, a growth mindset is the number one soft skill employers look for right now. As we all know, this year has brought on many unique and unexpected challenges in the workplace. Employees need to be growth-minded and adaptable in order to survive this tumultuous time in the [...]

October 23rd, 2020|

3 Reasons You Should Leave Your Resume to the Experts

3 Reasons You Should Leave Your Resume to the Experts Just like any other service, you are going to get better results and save time and headaches by hiring a professional. Sure, you could try to fix that plumbing issue on your own, or attempt a DIY a home remodel, but unless it’s your skillset, you may end up disappointed with the results and waste [...]

October 16th, 2020|
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