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7 Steps to Interviews that Win the Job


These days, interviews don't come easily. When you get The Call, make the most of your time -- and go for it!1.

For Effective Decisions, Look Beyond Career Stereotypes


You've probably been taught not to stereotype people based on race, religion or sex. But when you make a career or business decision, do you still make decisions based on stereotypes?"Insurance sales reps must be gregarious.

Career Strategy When Your Boss is a Bully


Q. Right after I accepted my new position, the manager who hired me quit.

Are You Ready To Start A Business? Take This Quiz and See


Don't get discouraged! A "no" answer to any of the questions will identify an area for development -- not a roadblock. I am available to help if you would like to discuss your options in greater detail.

During Midlife Change: Are You a Jumper or a Clinger?


Over the years, I have identified two kinds of midlife career changers: Jumpers and Clingers.Jumpers thrive on energy, enthusiasm and improbable luck.

How to Walk Away from an Opportunity thats Wrong for You


Q. I just finished a job interview.

Reinvent Yourself in a New Career


Some people reserve the word "vocation" for religious calling. Contemporary career guides encourage us to think of a "life purpose" that guides and gives meaning to a life, regardless of career.

Why Bachelors Make Bad Decisions: Five Tips to Move from Reality Television to Your Career Change


The Bachelor is one of the many reality shows that have gripped the US television viewing audience.Premise: A very eligible Bachelor (last season featured an NFL quarterback) stays in a mansion with several eligible young women.

Losing a Career When Youre Moving for Love


Those who watched HBO's Sex and the City (SATC, now available on DVD) know the last eight episodes were less about sex and more about city. And the last three episodes, taken together could serve as a case study for a decision faced by many clients Should I follow my heart or hang on to my job?Whether you want to move to be closer to aging parents, or follow a lover into a new life, the stakes are extremely high.

Relocation Myths and Stereotypes


You've probably been taught not to stereotype people based on race, religion or sex. But when you make a career or other life choice, do you still make decisions based on stereotypes?Relocation Myths"Big cities are unfriendly.

Moving Without A Job: Should You Move to the Location of Your Dreams and THEN Look for a Job?


Moving without a job will challenge your identity -- but for some people, it's the best way to go.Here are some ways to deal with the question.

Ready to Move -- Anywhere!


"I have lived in this city all my life. My family is here.

Rewriting Your Resume? 7 Easy Ways To Give Yourself An Upgrade


In today's competitive job market, a first class resume is an essential tool for winning an interview. The way in which you present your skills, achievements and experience on paper will profoundly affect the way in which a hiring company considers your application.

Strange Jobs Still Pay The Bills


Strange jobs? How do we define that? Years ago I stole cars as a repo-man, had some adventures as an investigative process-server, and even handed out samples in grocery stores. Here are some other unusual jobs you can aspire to:Wrinkle ChaserThis is the person that irons wrinkles from shoes as they are being made to ensure they are perfectly smooth when you buy them.

Hiring the OverQualified Employee or Mining for Gold


I am having a hard time understanding why a valuable resource such as the "over qualified employee is having such a hard time getting a job. Something seems to be out of whack here.


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