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How to make HR look great and get the job [Facebook LIVE Episode #28: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 24, 2017 Interviewing 0

A learning and development leader hired me for one-on-one coaching. He wanted help to switch into nutrition and health. During a 60-minute virtual session, he...

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How to get better endorsements on LinkedIn [Facebook LIVE episode #11 on Standing Out]

September 24, 2017 The Job Hunt 0

Your endorsements and recommendations inform your digital brand. You have two options. You can either think about the skills that you want to own or...

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Did you know this about HR? [Facebook LIVE Episode #27: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 18, 2017 Interviewing 0

A former client who lived and breathed human resource information technology cloud solutions, told me that HR is accountable to a measurable scorecard. This is...

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How to make your LinkedIn headline shine [Facebook LIVE episode #10 on Standing Out]

September 18, 2017 The Job Hunt 0

Too few LinkedIn headlines impress me. Most LinkedIn users let LinkedIn influence their brand. Did you know that recruiters don’t read through most profiles? Do...

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Use your bedtime to revisit your dreams

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

My original dream of becoming a world-class copywriter in an advertising agency never went away. Instead, it evolved from copywriting in my own advertising...

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Your original dream is not lost – you are just hiding from it

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

If you feel frustrated, disgruntled, overly emotional, sarcastic, or complacent, or even if you are downplaying what you really want out of your career, know...

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Your original dream is being lived by someone else

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

In Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, the bus conductor is living the bird’s biggest dream. It really doesn’t matter who is living...

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Your original dream takes different shapes

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

The pigeon wants to drive a bus in the beginning of the book, though later he switches gears to pursuing a trailer. Both are vehicles...

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Your original dream never goes away

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

You may get distracted along the way and pick up professional degrees in the process, yet these might be considered distractions until you are ready...

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You’re supposed to dream at night

September 13, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

Anyone else read between the lines of children’s books? If you are reading a bedtime book to your child, I encourage you to pick up...

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How to beat a company “lifer” [Facebook LIVE Episode #26: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 11, 2017 Interviewing 0

It’s easy for a “lifer” who has been with a company for a while to forget that they are valuable. They do things out...

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How to be creative in your job search [Facebook LIVE episode #9 on Standing Out]

September 11, 2017 The Job Hunt 0

If you want to work for a stand-out company that gets loads of resumes then you’ll have to go that extra mile to get...

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Stop taking your unhappiness at work out on others

September 10, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

I want to career coach job seekers who go out of their way to mentor others. I prefer working with people who believe that they...

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Hire me or I’ll quit [Facebook LIVE Episode #25: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 4, 2017 Interviewing 0

HR wants to keep great people. They know when employees are going for internal roles that they are likely on their way out of...

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Who else hates putting themselves out there? [Facebook LIVE episode #8 on Standing Out]

September 4, 2017 The Job Hunt 0

This piece of advice is the one that sends my clients kicking and screaming. Yet, it has the potential to “bubble wrap” you from staying...

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You’re supposed to dream at night

September 1, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

Anyone else read between the lines of children’s books? If you are reading a bedtime book to your child, I encourage you to pick up...

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Internal candidates bringing you down? [Facebook LIVE Episode #24: Round One Interview w/HR]

August 28, 2017 Interviewing

HR wants to provide internal employees first dibs on the roles that fit into their career goals. Nirvana for HR is seeing that people...

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How not to “use people” to get a job [Facebook LIVE episode #7 on Standing Out]

August 28, 2017 The Job Hunt

Do you know people who work for your ideal employer? Do you know how to get them to help you in your job search?...

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Learning curves don’t matter if … [Facebook LIVE Episode #23: Round One Interview w/HR]

August 14, 2017 Interviewing

When it comes to beating an internal candidate for a job, you have the cards stacked up against you because the assumption is that you...

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How to prove you’re analytical [Facebook LIVE episode #6 on Standing Out]

August 14, 2017 The Job Hunt

It seems that everyone wants to hire a perfect superhuman with both amazing writing and analytical skills. Honestly, you are in luck if you can...

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