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

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

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

Truth Revealed: Why you should keep your job search active this holiday season

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Many people looking for work decide to take a rest during the holidays. This is an understandable temptation, but not a wise move. As other career professionals have pointed out, you should not buy into this mindset. Career Coach Jay Block shares his reasons in Don’t Believe the Myth: Get Hired Over the Holidays while Debra Donston-Miller’s article on Ladders.com … Read More

Managing Your Career 101

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There is a lot of advice on managing your career. I can boil it down the seven I deem the most important. 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 a … Read More