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Losing a job in this economy can be devastating. You feel singled-out, disrespected or even discarded. After the shock wears off, fear sets in.
- Will I be able to make it on my savings?
- What happens when the paltry unemployment checks stop coming?
- Can I make next month’s mortgage payment?
- Will I have to empty out my 401K before I find work?
You are not alone. Your experience is a common one today, and that’s why I spend my time helping job seekers just like you. [Read More…]
Career Passion News
June 26, 2015
A job loss—even if voluntary – will often throw even the most clear-headed adult into a tizzy. Suddenly, the ego is confused about who it is. That happened to a client I’ll call Lunch Lady. Lunch Lady built a marketing program for a huge school system’s nutrition program in another state. She did it from scratch, … [Read More...]
June 3, 2015
“I want you on my team. What will it take to get you?” A dream? Not exactly. One of my clients just got a call like this from his future boss. He knows he can ask a bit more than the first offer. And, he knows that he is golden, a great asset because his special expertise is just what’s needed. How do you become … [Read More...]
May 22, 2015
John Mackay, an envelope company owner from Minnesota, made himself famous by writing Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty, a book about networking BEFORE you are out of a job, desperate for someone to help you. Hey, what a concept. Today, I’m offering career coaching BEFORE you are out of work, desperate for someone to … [Read More...]
May 21, 2015
Too many people flee perfectly good jobs, because they don’t get along with the boss. It’s like leaving a bad marriage, and then realizing your next relationship is no better, because YOU are the constant. As the song says, “Love the one you’re with.” You are at least 50% responsible for your relationship with the … [Read More...]
April 9, 2015
Workers of all ages deserve to find career passion. Sometimes this is best achieved by leaving your job function, industry, or both. Sometimes it’s achieved by creating a new job, or your own business. In an excellent article at the www.flexjobs.com site, Beth Hering gives 5 tips for the middle-aged career changer. She … [Read More...]