Category: Career Coaching

Pre-Employment Screenings and Assessments are Ubiquitous but Need Not be Stress-Inducing

Employers are increasingly using pre-screening and assessment techniques early in the interviewing process, typically after one or more initial phone screenings and before the first face-to-face interview or between the first and second interview. Sometimes they are used only when

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Seven Ways to Keep in Touch with Your Contacts

Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone recommends that you build your network before you need it and keep in touch with your network on an ongoing basis. He also recommends that you periodically connect with each of your contacts to

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Considering An Industry Change?

Whether you’re a one-industry career veteran whose industry recently succumbed to unfavorable economic conditions, or an executive who wants to or needs to change industries, there is a great deal of due diligence required for a successful transition. In our

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What’s Driving Your Career?

Is it your personal vision, passions, and innate talents … or is it uncertainty, confusion or even desperation? Are you clear about the type of position that would be intrinsically fulfilling … or are you willing to accept whatever you

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Are You Overqualified?

Ever been told you’re overqualified? Overqualified can mean many things such as: too many years of experience too much education or too many credentials too highly paid in your current or previous job too dated, senior or old. Or, it

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Career Planning

Three quotes from respected leaders may give you some inspiration regarding the importance of planning and goal setting.

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How To Ensure You Achieve Your Goals

Planning and goal-setting are the keys to success in every aspect of your life, including your career. A Harvard study revealed that 83 percent of those surveyed had no goals; 14 percent had goals, but no written plan; and 3

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How 55+ Year-Olds Can Compete in Today’s Job Market

Given that the recession has caused many executives to continue working longer than they had originally planned and countless early retirees to return to the workforce, I’m frequently asked questions about how to thwart age discrimination. Following are a few

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A Client’s Inspiring Success Story and His Winning Technique

Written by Lyle A. Lasky Beverly asked me to provide feedback and experience information about my search for a new career opportunity and how I found the process flow went, as well as, the things that I have learned by

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