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Career Advancement & Reinvention

Conquering Ageism: First-Hand Account from a Successful Job Seeker

  Ageism is the classic job seeker hurdle that most people think is holding them back. When I speak with these experienced executives and professionals who are struggling, I often find it is because of other reasons why they are not moving forward in their job search. Reasons holding them back can look like:   […]

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7 Tips on How to Create Your 30-Second Elevator Pitch

  If you have a career of any kind, you need an elevator pitch (some call it an elevator speech or a value proposition). An elevator pitch is a roughly 30-second sound bite – a response to the question, “Tell me about yourself” or “What do you do?” Has anyone ever actually used the elevator […]

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Do You Manage Your Career as Well as Your To-Do List?

  We all have a to-do list. To-do lists take all kinds of forms: written lists in notebooks, notepads, organizers, napkins, task functions on phones, Evernote, etc… You name it and you can probably put a to do list item on it, right? Me? I have a short term to do list I keep on […]

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Why Your Career is Probably Your Biggest Asset and How to Manage It

  Most people, when I ask, “What is your biggest asset?” typically answer that their home is their biggest asset. In most cases, this answer is incorrect. Another common answer is investments they hold. Possibly… For some. What is the right answer for most people?

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Being Stuck Holding You Back?

I have talked to about a dozen job seekers over the last two weeks that are stuck. They are waiting until they perfect the language on their resume before they send it out, and they keep asking for feedback. And they get different feedback every time, so they are in constant resume editing mode, but […]

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Employ the New ABC’s of Career Management – Avoid Being Complacent

Embracing uncomfortability is another way to avoid being complacent. We are living in uncomfortable times. Those solely seeking comfort and maintaining the status quo in their careers may find themselves blindsided when their company decides to insource, outsource, expand or contract – if they are on the wrong side of that corporate action.

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