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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
November 26, 2013
My clients sometimes lean back when I get going on career topics. My passion and enthusiasm is, well, a little over-the-top. Sometimes, I even have to stop talking when I realize I am almost shouting. That’s how strongly I FEEL. Thanks, Dad. My father was a huge man in every way. He stood 6’3” and probably weighed … [Read More...]
November 13, 2013
How much money do you make? Seriously? If you were on a first date and your companion asked, “Say, how much money do you make?” you would consider the question rude, crude and inappropriate. In fact, that might be a good signal to end the date. The same is true of screening calls from recruiters. We’re afraid … [Read More...]
October 18, 2013
“The problem is all inside your head,” I said to him. “The answer is easy if you take it logically. I’d like to help you in your struggle to be free. There must be 50 ways to leave your…job.” With gratitude to Paul Simon, the “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” lyrics are also great career advice. Workers often … [Read More...]
October 4, 2013
Why do I have to network? It’s a lot easier to stay at home and enter the “Job Sweepstakes” by submitting your resume to job board after job board. You don’t have to get your “story” straight – about why you left your job. And, you don’t have to talk to people. You are missing 50-70% of the jobs out … [Read More...]
September 20, 2013
You’ve lost your job. You knew it might happen, but now it has. Maybe your boss has protested and now you’ve got two more weeks on the payroll. But, the ax has fallen. It’s happened. The worst has happened. And still, the sun keeps rising. Your family still loves you, and you still sleep in the same bed. You still … [Read More...]