Career Moves
Resume Writing

How to Leverage Job References to Win Offers

 You are ready to start your job search equipped with a killer resume, and you have practiced and prepared well enough to nail interviews. Before you begin applying however ask yourself, “how do my references stack up?” Re...

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3 Powerful Networking Tips to Help You Land a Job

Looking for a new job? Time to tap into your network of connections. Before you reach out to anyone, it is important to strategically prepare so that you can land interview opportunities. Here are 3 tips on how to maximize your...

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Is Your Off-Ramp Really an On-Ramp?

I love road trips. Control freak that my husband is, he always drives, which is probably why I love road trips. I used to navigate but with the GPS in charge, I look out the window, nibble on sunflower seeds, and think about of...


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Why I Threw Up My Middle Fingers and Walked Away

  A couple of weeks ago, I sat on the phone and got verbally destroyed by someone I worked with. We were negotiating my pay for some upcoming workshops I was teaching. After picking all the dates and getting the details la...

4 Things You Need To Do To Win At Job Interviews

Interviewing is a process that can make anyone nervous. Nerves naturally come with any interview and can increase enormously if you are not adequately prepared. Furthermore, being unprepared for an interview may make your nerve...

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You Got This. Make It Happen.

Whatever struggle you’re going through now – whether personal or professional, seemingly trivial or downright insurmountable - Danielle LaPorte’s credo below reminds us: You got this. I recommend printing the...


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5 Tips to Help you Stay Sane at a job You Hate.

Hate your job but haven’t landed a new one yet? Here are 5 tips on getting through it without losing your sanity. Do you have days at work where the clock cannot move fast enough? You find yourself in meetings doing everythin...

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Get Your Priorities Straight! Online Decision Making Tool

I am not decisive. I hem and haw in the cereal aisle, while reading take out menus and over cheap sunglasses at Target. Picking one pair of summer flats means I won’t be able to have all the rest of the cute shoes on display....

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The 5 Best Times in Your Life to Make a Career Change

Making a career change is never easy. Simply changing jobs is hard enough in this economy, so convincing a hiring manager or recruiter to take a chance on someone from a different field can feel nearly impossible. But if you...


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How to Crush Your Next Interview

I’m willing to bet that most women do more “prep” work before going on a first date than they do for an interview. You know who you are. You’ve researched your date online, spoken about countless “what-if” scenario...