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How to Ask for the Severance Package that You Deserve

How to Ask for the Severance Package that You Deserve   Today’s blog entry was inspired by a client whom I coached through a difficult situation at her work. She said it would be great to just give people an idea of what they can do for themselves, so if you’re reading this entry, hopefully […]

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Don’t try and make sense of it all. Think like George Costanza, just do the exact opposite of what your head tells you to do when it comes to your job search!

Happy New Year! I know it will be a better year for all of us, especially job seekers. No, I don’t have a crystal ball but I have some good tips to share with you that have helped me personally and professionally and have also helped all of our clients that have been finding jobs […]

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Interview preparation- See list of questions below.

Interview Questions you will need to answer before you start interviewing. 1)       Tell me about yourself? 2)       What are your strengths? 3)       What are your weaknesses? 4)       Why do you want this job? 5)       Who was your favorite manager and why? 6)       Where would you like to be in your career in five years from […]

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Don’t Stop Your Job Search During The Holidays!!!!

How to Conduct an Effective Job Search During the Holidays. Don’t Quit your Job Search Companies are Hiring! Myth: Companies don’t hire during the Holidays. Fact: People get hired all the time during the holidays, the number of positions might not be as high but Hiring Managers are looking for candidates to fill positions by […]

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Can taking a personality or aptitude assessment help you find the perfect career?

As a career coach and trainer I have been using psychometric tests a.k.a. personal assessments to help clients identify their personality type and natural talents and abilities. These assessments are one way to learn about yourself and help you focus in on what type of job/career is going to make you happy. We all know […]

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The first thing you need to do to get back into the job market after you have been laid off..

Building and updating a resume that communicates your value and differentiaties you from your peers. You will need to quantify and qualify your accomplishments. Don’t forget the resume is your “First Interview Advantage.” Also, don’t forget to post your resume on craigslist.com, monster, and careerbuilder and remember to refresh every two -three days so you […]

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