job not temporary, just a stepping stone

Your Job’s Not Temporary, it’s a Stepping Stone

The term “Job hopper” used to be negative. Up until the 1980’s and 1990’s companies and employees were looking at their careers as more or less permanent. Shunning the loyalty of your firm or leaving the security of a trusted environment was usually seen as bridge-burning or career suicide. Today, […]

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Need to Take a Vacation From Job Hunting?

Searching for a new job is often one of the most frustrating parts of life. Especially when you’re doing it alone without anyone like a professional career strategist or career coach guiding you. It can feel like hacking through a thick jungle of dead ends with a dull machete. One […]

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In Search of Work/Life Balance

At my college commencement, the keynote speaker was attorney Gloria Allred. I was excited to hear an accomplished woman talk about my and my classmates’ great achievement and how the rest of our lives were in front of us. She did not disappoint; her talk was as congratulatory as I […]

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Need a Great Resume? Here’s How To Do It

There’s a lot of debate on social media as to whether resumes are still important or a thing of the past. It wouldn’t surprise me a bit if in a few short years from now resumes are completely replaced by LinkedIn profiles or some other format on social media. But […]

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Focus on Strengths to Build a Great Team

Remember the World Series of 2016? You know the one just before the elections? It was incredibly exciting to see the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians fight tooth and nail to clinch the title and end their decades’ long World Series drought. Every player on both teams stepped up their […]