I am also not immune to have doubts once in awhile, despite my own advice. It’s human I guess. As I look at my blog posts, I think is the tone too preachy? would it help anyone? does it sound practical? Initial doubts can then easily lead to de-motivation if I indulge on them –

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Last week, I saw on the news. “Unemployment is now at 8.5% and FedEx just laid off a 1000+ employees.” It’s easy to feel depressed or demotivated with news like that especially for anyone looking for a job. Dwelling on those statistics will only make you doubt your ability to get that next job. For

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Job search does not have to be all work. It can be fun too. There are plenty of things you can do for your job search while sitting at a cafe drinking a hot latte. Here is one of them. Cafe Exercise: Dream Your Dream Job Part 1: Go to a nice cafe and get

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It’s a simple question, it seems. What is your answer? Most people’s answers are quite singular “I want to make more money at my next job;” “I want to maintain my income but work less;” “I want a chance to manage people.” All good answers but in my opinion not detailed enough. Do you remember

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I have helped many friends and colleagues with their resumes and many have also helped with mine. It’s amazing how many of us make simple mistakes when it comes to writing our resume. Here are ten resume tips I have learned about writing an effective resume. Hope they help you. Executive Summary is a must

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It’s a numbers game. Just like dating where it may take quite a few “bad” dates before you have a good one, job search is like professional “dating.” It can take awhile to find a company that is a good fit for you and vice versa. So don’t worry about it if a company does

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I never watching boxing. But when I think of coaching, for some reason I think of that boxing coach in the corner of the ring that provides strategy and advice between rounds. It’s your career, so you are the fighter that will need to do the work and fight your best to win. And a

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I have worked in consulting for over 10 years and used to mentor dozens of people as part of work. Since I got married and had a baby, I decided to achieve more balance in life and work part time as a business strategy consultant. While I love my life today, I really miss the

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