Career Coaching

Clean that Desk!

An article on cleaning your desk started a conversation on LinkedIn, and I chimed in – below is my response. I think you will find this helpful in creating more time for yourself, while still getting cleaning done. This applies to your career, business, job search, and personal life. This is so true – if …

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Micromanagement: A Lack of Trust

This article dovetails with the “bad manager” article comments posted last week. Micromanagers are one of the worst type of “bad managers,” as they lack trust in their employees, need to always have ultimate control, and over-manage their every task. The sad thing is that micromanagers don’t think they are micromanaging. I had a family …

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Forbes Coaches Council

Professionals Can Take These 10 Steps To Land Their Dream Job

A January 5th, 2021 Forbes Coaches Council / Forbes Online article on “Landing Your Dream Job” prompted a response. I have included a link to the full article at the bottom, and the article introduction and my quote (#5) below. No matter how out of reach it might seem, most professionals have a dream job. …

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Positive Self-Talk Can Increase Women’s Career and Personal Achievement

The article link below discusses the “labeling” women often use to describe themselves. I commented on the article on LinkedIn, and thought you might find the content useful. “I believe this is a real issue for women. From “I am just a stay at home mom,” to stating “I am just” and inserting a job …

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Forbes Coaches Council

No Formal Training? 14 Ways To Sharpen Skills Outside Of Work

A comment to a Forbes Coaches Council question on training and career development outside of work was featured in a December 23rd, 2020 Forbes Coaches Council / Forbes Online article. I have included a link to the full article at the bottom, and the article introduction and my quote (#7) below: While employers often stress …

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Time Management

Time Chunking for Time Management Success

I recently commented on the article link below shared on LinkedIn, and thought I would share those comments on my blog: “I call this “time chunking” with my clients, and use the technique myself in my personal life and business. It is great for decreasing project/task overwhelm and helping clients see immediate success. When you …

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Candidate Profiles

The New Candidate Profiles and Their Impact on Your Job Search or Business

How many times have you heard the statement to be careful what you post online? Well, it turns out that companies are exploiting information they can access in the public domain about job candidates, including those posts you wish you had never made. Whether full-time, part-time, contract or temporary worker, a company may wish to know just …

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Need Work

Getting Constant Rejections in Your Job Search?

Assumptions that individuals make during a job search, particularly when it comes to rejections, are rarely true. We second guess ourselves because of perceived failure. Below, I offer a more accurate assessment of what is often occurring, and a few tips to overcome it when the issue is one you can rectify.  1) The organization interviews candidates …

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