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7 Rules for Negotiating a Salary You Deserve

I know many people cringe when talking about negotiating salary, especially the one you know you deserve. It can be a bit nerve wracking, but it’s important to get the salary you are worth. It can make you feel demanding, pushy, or controlling, but many times we earn less than we are worth because we [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Blog, Salary Negotiations|Comments Off on 7 Rules for Negotiating a Salary You Deserve

10 Signs That the Job is Not a Right Fit for You

Do you dread going to work every day? Do you feel like your job is draining your energy? Then maybe your job isn’t the right fit for you. Here are 10 signs that the job is not right for you: We all have our own talents. Some things we’re good at and other things we [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Blog, Job Search|Comments Off on 10 Signs That the Job is Not a Right Fit for You

10 Great Books to Help in Your Career Path

Here are 10 books to help you, no matter what stage of your career you’re in.   What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers This book walks you through the job search process and helps you explore what your dream job is.   The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Blog, Career Coaching, Career Development|Comments Off on 10 Great Books to Help in Your Career Path

Why Using a Resume Template is a Bad Idea

Since you don’t often write your resume, using a template you can download online might seem like a quick fix solution. However, once you start sending your resume out, you might find you get very little traction. At some point you start to wonder why the phone isn’t ringing when you realize your resume is [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Blog, Job Search, Recruiters, Resumes|Comments Off on Why Using a Resume Template is a Bad Idea

Why Millennials are Having a Hard Time Finding a Job

Millennials are struggling to find jobs. Given the young talent they provide, you would think companies would be more than ready to be hiring them. Unfortunately that is not the case in today’s job market. Here are some of the reasons why they are having such a hard time: Unrealistic expectations: Although this may seem [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Job Search|Comments Off on Why Millennials are Having a Hard Time Finding a Job

Your Job Search: The Key is in the Follow Up

Picture this: You work really hard on sending out a lot of resumes and cover letters, all targeted to jobs you qualify for easily. Then there is nothing but silence. You don’t get a response from anyone. You think to yourself. Why? Here is the answer: You must follow up with each one. If you [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Blog, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search, Networking|Comments Off on Your Job Search: The Key is in the Follow Up

Using Your Mobile Phone in Your Job Search

More and more job seekers are using their mobile phones when searching for a job. Career Builder now has an app you can use to search. There are many more job sites with apps out there such as Monster, Indeed and JobAware. These apps allow you to search for jobs no matter where you are. [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Blog, Career Coaching, Job Search|Comments Off on Using Your Mobile Phone in Your Job Search

How to Interview for a Job If You’re an Introvert

It can be nerve wracking as it is to interview for a job, but if you are an introvert it can be even more scary. Here are some tips to ease your nerves, so that you can put your best image forward. Approach the job interview as a regular conversation and reduce the pressure on [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|Blog, Career Coaching, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on How to Interview for a Job If You’re an Introvert

Tips and Tricks in Your Job Search: Go Where the Recruiters Go

When taking on the task of searching for job, you want every tool you can have in your toolkit. So here are some tips and tricks to use in your job search: Recruiters use Twitter heavily. They tweet about jobs they are recruiting for. So use this social network to find jobs listings. To do [...]

By | January 2nd, 2017|Blog, Career Development, Job Search, LinkedIn, Networking, Recruiters, Social Media|Comments Off on Tips and Tricks in Your Job Search: Go Where the Recruiters Go

Staying Positive in a Challenging Job Search

Searching for a job can be challenging at times, especially when you feel like it is going nowhere fast. You may have certain jobs in mind that you want, but you go through the whole process of tailoring your resume and cover letter and nothing happens. Don’t lose hope. If you persevere, you will find [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Blog, Career Development, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Job Search, Resumes|Comments Off on Staying Positive in a Challenging Job Search
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