How to improve your LinkedIn profile in 5 minutes

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WHAT IS A VANITY URL? It is a fast and easy way to customize your social media presence on LinkedIn.  Personalizing your LinkedIn URL is similar to the idea of getting a vanity license plate; it makes your name and brand much more memorable.  Aren’t you more likely to notice and remember driving by a car with the license plate … Read More

How Far Women’s Empowerment Has Come in the Workplace

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  The disparity between men and women in the workforce still remains, albeit not as stark as previous centuries thanks to the emergence of more feminists and modern thinkers. Paula Brand previously noted that the salary margin between men and women is noticeable, but there are now more actionable ways to close this gap. The rise of women empowerment greatly … Read More

MANAGING YOUR CAREER 101

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There is a lot of advice out there on managing your career.  I can boil it down to the seven most important tips.  No matter what your occupation, these actions (or lack thereof) can make or break your career. 1) Set goals for yourself.  Ask yourself where you want to be in 2, 5, 7 years from now.  Then make … Read More

The Essential Guide to Career Certifications: 3rd Edition released

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I’m happy to announce the release of the 3rd Edition of The Essential Guide to Career Certifications.  The original release was in 2013 and listed 35 credentials in the career field.  In 2015, it was updated with 40+.  Now the latest edition has 50+ certifications, including the five new certifications created by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) to replace … Read More

5 Ways to Keep the Spark Alive and 5 Ways to Reignite a Burned-Out Flame

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It’s important to keep up with your career management. As a woman, this is even more critical in order to fully realize your true potential and earn what you are worth. With glass ceilings, unequal pay, and minimal representation in leadership roles, who needs to add “unhappy worker” to the list of issues facing women in the workplace? Managing your career well … Read More

4 Considerations for Your Holiday Job Search

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Since it’s the holiday season and everyone is short on time, I will keep this post brief.   Many people looking for work decide to take a rest during the holidays. There is a myth that no one hires during this time frame.  While I agree it’s harder to schedule interviews around the holidays, it DOES happen and people do get … Read More

LinkedIn: How to improve your profile in 5 minutes

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WHAT IS A VANITY URL? It is a fast and easy way to customize your social media presence with LinkedIn.  Personalizing your LinkedIn URL is similar to the idea of getting a vanity license plate; it makes your name and brand much more memorable.  Aren’t you more likely to notice and remember driving by a car with the plate “DAY-DRMR” … Read More

Amazing LinkedIn Profile Infographic

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Check out this cool infographic created by Mark Wallace of AkkenCloud in partnership with Ghergich & Co. It shares very useful information to help your LinkedIn profile shine.  I agree with all of his advice.  Thanks to Mark and his team for letting me share this.      Click To Enlarge Via AkkenCloud

Career certifications: Why they are important to career professionals

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Continuous learning is important in any field, but especially so in the career industry.  We are the folks who need to “walk the talk” about growing professionally by developing ourselves too.  Gaining certifications adds to your knowledge base and your credibility as an expert.  It also keeps you current and cutting edge.  With today’s technology explosion, it is more important … Read More

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