Do What You Love

Recently someone said thank God it’s already Wednesday, it’s getting closer to Friday. I did a double take as I thought, oh no, it’s already Wednesday. When you do what you love and you love what you do, every day is inspiring regardless of whether it’s the weekend or a weekday. I love the hat and out of office concept. I also love what I do so it’s rare that I’m ?% out of office…

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Is a Resume Writer Worth the Investment? -AJC interviews Nancy Spivey of Ready Set Resumes

Career coach and resume expert Nancy Spivey knows the score. She says the number one reason most jobseekers reach out to a resume writer is because it’s easier for someone else to play up your achievements than to do it yourself. “For the majority of people, writing a resume isn’t what they do every day,” said Spivey. “They’re not in the job market every day. And I think people have a very hard time marketing themselves.…

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Laid Off – Where Life Begins

Today I received a message from a dear friend.  She had been laid off from her job.  As a career coach, I work with clients everyday who have been laid off from jobs.  In most cases, people are initially stunned at the news of a lay off.  Being stunned is actually one of the five stages of grief. It’s called denial.  It’s that feeling of “No way, not me.  This isn’t happening”.   I often…

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Career Choices and Social Responsibility

CNN Money has a great article on how younger people do not want to work for oil companies.  Their focus tends to be on new energy, saving the environment and social responsibility.  I find it interesting to explore the relationship between career choices, demographic trends and values, job market trends and the overall market. Read the Article Here Young People Don’t Want to Work for Oil Companies  

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