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Take Control of Your Job Search and Career

April 14, 2019

It can be very stressful and daunting to embark on a job search, especially when you are working a job or career path that makes you miserable. There is hope even though it may seem impossible to ever get out of that miserable situation. You have to keep optimistic energy…

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How to Identify Unethical Recruiting Techniques?

March 17, 2019

The job search process can be stressful and time consuming for job seekers. While searching for the perfect job opportunities, it is important to be mindful that not all job postings are legitimate job openings.  Scammers have come up with ways to attract vulnerable job seekers by requiring upfront fees…

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Important Job Search Tips for People Over 50 Years Old

February 17, 2019

If you are 50 years of age or older, you might find the job search process daunting and frustrating. Why does it seem as if employers do not want to hire anyone over age 50? Is it real or are we just imagining things?  No, it is very real! Age…

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How To Achieve Your Job Search Goals in 2019

January 13, 2019

Happy New Year to you! The time has come for you to enhance and execute you career search plan for the new year. Now that we have made it through the busy holiday season, employers will ramp up their recruiting plan as they seek the best candidates in a competitive…

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Steps You Can Take To Get Job Search Ready For 2019

December 16, 2018

December is one of the busiest months of the year, whether you are preparing for the holidays, hosting family, or trying to find a new job.  We often hear of recruiters and hiring managers taking vacation time in December instead of working on the recruiting process.  While that may be…

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How to Fight Age Discrimination in Your Job Search

November 11, 2018

Age discrimination is prevalent throughout the job search process, yet very difficult to prove. Some companies promote a culture of discriminating against older workers, making it difficult for older workers throughout the job search process. AARP and the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics have reported on this…

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Are You Asking The Right Questions During Job Interviews?

October 14, 2018

So, you have landed those coveted job interviews and have begun to practice and perfect your interview skills. Now what? Well, in addition to fine-tuning your interview skills, you may also want to consider making a list of appropriate questions to ask your interviewers when the opportunity presents. 

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Top Reasons Why People Go Back To School

September 16, 2018

Are you stuck in a rut at work? Is your career going nowhere?  Are you thinking about going back to school in order to improve your chances of success? Well you are not alone.  Many professionals get to this same position at some point in their lives.  You may hesitate…

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An Advanced Degree Can Help Propel Your Career Growth?

August 19, 2018

I consistently get asked by clients whether or not it is worth getting advanced degrees in order to improve career growth opportunities. This is a very complicated question, as this answer can and should vary depending on each person’s individual situation, career plan, and overall career goals.

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Your Age Is An Asset, Not A Liability: Advice For Job Seekers Over 50

July 15, 2018

I often receive calls from clients age 50 and over who are deeply concerned and fearful about of aging out of the workplace.  Many feel they are becoming extinct and in jeopardy of being replaced by millennials and other younger workers. 

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Effective Career Management Tips To Secure Your Success

June 17, 2018

Are you ready to use a career management plan that can take your career to the next level? Here are some steps you can take:

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Signs You May Be Unprepared For An Interview

May 13, 2018

You finally get a call for an interview you have been hoping for, but that call doesn’t mean the hard work is over. Now is the time for you to thoroughly prepare yourself for your interview. There are many steps required in preparing for an interview, and there are many…

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