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Developing the Helping Relationship

As a Career Development Facilitator and Consultant, I have learned that in order to do my work successfully, I needed to develop, understand and apply necessary techniques that are familiar to counselors in order to establish a...

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Being Polite

How polite are you? I want you to really think about this question, because the odds are we could all probably be a little more polite than we actually are. I get it, trust me I do. That instinct to throw politeness to the wind...

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What the Olympics Can Teach Us About Our Career

I love the Olympics. Watching champions, who after years of practice, attain that final dream of Olympic gold, or even just find victory in making it to the Olympics, are so inspiring. It makes me want to get out there and win ...


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How To Make The Most Of Your LinkedIn Profile

Your LinkedIn profile can be the first impression you make on a potential employer. It is how you present yourself to friends, colleagues, and people you may not know. LindedIn can connect you to collaborators and employers, so...

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3 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively

My time was unorganized before I got into the consistent habit of using a calendar.  Sure sometimes I used a calendar to mark down my appointments (mind you I have four) but the problem would be that one appointment would end ...

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Unleash Your Hidden Talent By Remaining Open

Here’s a scenario for you: So your boss pulls you into the office and says “look Career Girl, I’ve got a project that I would like you to work on. I know it’s outside of your area of expertise, but I rea...


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This 4-Letter Word May Be The Key To Your Success

Do you have it? The one trait that is arguably the strongest predictor of success isn’t what you’d think. It’s not intelligence, creativity, street smarts or good looks. It’s GRIT. In her short, but powe...

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Fall in Love this month — with your Job

  February – it’s the month filled with love. Hearts, chocolates, flowers, and pink; you get my drift. It’s the month you either look forward to each year or the time of year you dread to see roll around. Yes, yo...

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Interviews: Before and After Tidbits

In the fall I attended a conference where we (all fellow forensics coaches) were asked to give one “super power” we have as part of our self introduction. WAY better than answering what your spiritual animal is…yeah, I ha...


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4 LinkedIn Groups Every Journalist Should Join

LinkedIn is a great place to connect with people in your field. Unlike other social networks, it is purely meant to be a community of professionals. One of the best ways to make these connections is to join groups. Of course th...