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Waiting Well in Your Current Career Transition

Do you sometimes struggle to find the patience needed to muddle through certain circumstances in life? Maybe you are so excited that you just can’t wait to see what is about to happen. Maybe you are sick to your stomach in anticipation because you just can’t wait any longer to know how upcoming results are going to turn out. Maybe you aren’t able to advance [...]

September 28th, 2018|

Why Doing Your Homework Always Pays Off

Were you the kid that always had to be reminded and forced to do your homework? Putting it off as long as possible or trying to get out of it altogether? Or, perhaps you were the type that actually enjoyed the work you brought home? Maybe you looked forward to learning more about the subject matter at hand and expanding your knowledge in new territory. [...]

September 21st, 2018|

The Perfect Length of a Standout Resume

How long should a resume technically be? Is one page enough? Are two pages overkill? These are questions that we hear on a consistent basis, and the answers are not as cut and dry as you might think. Regardless of what is said in the many articles that you might read in your sporadic Google searches, the art of writing a strong professional resume is [...]

September 14th, 2018|

When It’s Okay to Let Others Speak Your Words

Do you often feel as though asking for help is a sign of weakness? That admitting you are in over your head is admitting that you are not good enough or are lacking on some level? Many of us fail to recognize that asking for help is actually a direct outpouring of a commitment to improvement. If we don’t care to do better, then there’s [...]

September 7th, 2018|

How to Make Your Mark in a Tight Job Market

When jobs around town, and even beyond, seem few and far between, how can you make yourself stand out among other applicants? When the job market seems to be working against you and every email and interview matters, then you want to make sure that you are bringing your A game to every possible platform of influence. From resumes to LinkedIn profiles to interview attire, [...]

August 31st, 2018|

Why Every Square Inch of Your Resume Matters

Are you one of those people who gets stuck on just one thing? Do you sometimes struggle to see the cohesive bigger picture? Perhaps, for example, you are building a new home or office building and are drawn to certain aspects of a new room while the rest is forgotten. You are really hyper-focused on those countertops but couldn’t care less about the floors. You [...]

August 24th, 2018|

Professionalism Goes Far Beyond Your Interview Attire

Do you sometimes wonder what is missing when it comes to your unsuccessful job search? You feel like you’ve set yourself up to do well and to be a top contender for each position that you’ve had on the radar, yet there seems to be something lacking, an undercurrent of being unprepared on some level. You have a legit resume in place and backing documents [...]

August 17th, 2018|

When It’s Back-to-School and Back-to-Work

Are you struggling to find that balance or strike that rhythm when it comes to juggling the demands of both work and school? Perhaps you are just getting started in going back to school in the midst of your career. Or, maybe you are finishing up those last few hours of your graduate degree that you have been chipping away at for years. As if [...]

August 10th, 2018|