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Gatekeepers – Best Friend or Worst Enemy!

Gatekeepers – Best Friend or Worst Enemy!

Never underestimate the knowledge of gatekeepers. They know the schedules of the hiring authorities, their interests, responsibilities and preferences. They also know they are paid to screen out sales calls that will waste the time of these hiring authorities. When...

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Are You Shooting Too Low in Your Job Search?

Are You Shooting Too Low in Your Job Search?

Does your resume secretly have the words "overqualified," "desperate" and "likely to be bored stiff within a month" written all over it? If you are aiming too low in your job search, chances are employers will read between the lines and notice - and move on to someone...

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2021 Character Limits for Your LinkedIn Profile

2021 Character Limits for Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is the largest business-oriented networking website geared specifically towards professionals. It has over 660 million members, in over 200 countries. A professionally written LinkedIn profile allows you to create an online professional brand which can help...

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Overcoming Your Fears

Overcoming Your Fears

Achieving big goals, whether it is finding a new job, getting a promotion, increasing sales, or some other big goal requires you to do something you are afraid to do. Or think you can’t do. Doing things we have never done can be scary. That fear – fear of failure,...

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Pad Your Resume in 2021

Pad Your Resume in 2021

Make no mistake, I'm not suggesting that you "Pad" your resume with exaggerated or misleading (false) accomplishments but if, like many people, you're hoping to enhance your job prospects in 2021 then strengthening your resume should be at the top of your New Year's...

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10 Ways to Supercharge Your Career in 2021

10 Ways to Supercharge Your Career in 2021

It's not enough to expect your job search to turn around; you have to make it happen. Most individuals who are finding employment have constantly changed up the way they conduct their search. Realities in Today's Competitive Job Market: Over 80% of job seekers found...

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What Do You Want to be Remembered For?

What Do You Want to be Remembered For?

Another year has come and will be soon be gone and we are about to embark on a new year and new adventures. Take some time to reflect on the highs and lows of the past year.  Honestly evaluate what you got right and identify areas you want to improve.  If we are...

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DON’T LOSE YOURSELF!

DON’T LOSE YOURSELF!

Your job search is a life changing event filled with many emotions especially at this holiday time. Your normal routine is non-existent. You will consistently be forced out of your comfort zone and you will experience rejection daily. A job search can also be...

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