3 Ways Having Gratitude Improves Your Job Search Results

I’m the type of person who needs to be shown why it pays to be grateful, happy and optimistic. Are you like that? I hated to admit it, but it is true—and yet I am still an optimist and I think most people would say so.  Why the change? I have learned the hard way…

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12 Ways to Reach Out to Hiring Managers

Ways to Reach Out to Hiring Managersmanagers

  The best way to advance your job search is to talk to people. The number of conversations you have in a week is the ultimate metric you should track to get results from your job search. Well how do I reach out to hiring managers in this social media/email/hide-behind-the-computer era? Great question. A combination…

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Why Older Job Seekers Need to Ignore Google’s Age Discrimination Suit

Why Older Job Seekers Need To Ignore Google’s Age Discrimination Suit In case you weren’t aware, this news was announced on July 22, 2019 by various sources: “Google is set to pay $11 Million to settle 227 cases launched by job seekers who believe their applications were unfairly dismissed because of their age.” Google settled…

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Swinging at Bad Pitches

Swinging at Bad Pitches My neighbor was telling me about her 12-year old son’s struggling little league performance. She said her son was trying so hard at every turn at bat to get a hit. Not even a home run, but just a hit. Each time when it was his turn, he would step up…

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Make Space for Spontaneity

Is your schedule so jammed packed that there isn’t room for something miraculous to happen? Are you so blinded by focus that you can’t see opportunities that come to you from out of no where? I have a story for you…

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Are You Ignoring Signs Your Job Is in Jeopardy?

Imagine after 14 years of solid performance reviews, management changes and you start receiving unfounded poor performance reviews. If this started to happen to you, would you think your days were numbered at your job? Or would you hang on hoping the new management will eventually see you do good work?

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