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Ghosts in Your Career?

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Hearing voices, wracked with fear, unable to move… sounds like a horror film, right? These emotions actually describe the way many job seekers feel every day. If you have been out of work...
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Women, who succeed in creating encore careers, become accomplished at managing the controls of their career aspirations. With every job along the way, they learn and grow professionally while cultivating a portfolio of transitional skills that is repackaged (rebranded) towards future employment possibilities. ...
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I love October! This is the time of year that I get to pick out the perfect pumpkin and carve it into a welcoming jack-o-lantern. Jack-o-lanterns show our personality and creative abilities and...
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My favorite part of Halloween is creating costumes. For one night, we hide behind on our mask, make-up, and clothes and become something entirely different. Whatever you imagine you can be...
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Many women are opting out of the job hunt and into becoming entrepreneurs. Starting your own business can be rewarding and exciting: be your own boss, set your own schedule, and make your own money! But it also requires a great deal of tenacity, time, money, ingenuity, and effort. To be successful, you have to plan and...
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As a woman, have you ever wondered about the benefits of starting a small business? Small business ownership appeals to women for many different reasons: Generating higher income potential Ability to work from home and have a flexible schedule Pursuing a passion Having an idea...
Written by Lori C. on
Everyone loves a good story… even the employers that interview you! According to a Harvard Study, most hiring managers make their selection decision within the first three minutes of the interview, so making an impression matters! Think of each interview question as a storytelling opportunity. Simply put, if you can’t...
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With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act open enrollment just weeks away, many job seekers are wondering how it will impact their job search. Although there is speculation that, to avoid...
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Networking Not Working?

Written by Lori C. on
When I think of "networking," I tend to think of stuffy country clubs, golf courses, and smoky backrooms where the elite talk amongst themselves, wheeling and dealing their way to the top. If this is networking, then it's definitely not working for me or 99% of us. The truth is networking happens everyday, everywhere,...
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Today is my parent’s 53rd wedding anniversary. You don’t get to be married that long without knowing something about commitment, communication, conflict resolution, and comedic timing or humor....

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