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It sucks to be me. Or?

2017 was a year for loss. My husband lost his daughter to suicide. I lost my good health to breast cancer. A cataract surgery didn’t go well, and I lost my ability to read on the computer. We lost our financial confidence with an IRS audit. Most of this year has been spent finding solutions. […]

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Job Search Fatigue? Answers here.

How do you revitalize a Job Search that feels tired, old and full of frustration? Hey, it happens – for some after 3 weeks, for some after 6 months. Of course you feel anxious, afraid and alone. We’re talking about your livelihood, and in most cases, your very identity. Let’s unpack the sources of your […]

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5 Reasons why you might need an interview coach

There’s a huge uptick in hiring – my clients are getting more interviews, and more intense interviews than ever before. Yes, the basic questions are still asked, but in addition job applicants have to prove their capabilities with stories of real-life work successes. That means preparation. And, the magic is practicing your conversation with a […]

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Your next salary negotiation starts NOW

Everyone would like to make more. But if you feel underpaid, under-utilized or under-appreciated, the feeling is especially keen. You can start NOW to work toward a salary increase of $10,000 – $30,000, just by being more proactive in your current job. Here are some tips: Learn your worth. Some employees focus on what others are paid at […]

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Do this 7 times a week

I always recommend that my clients have “7 sessions a week on LinkedIn.” That brings up two questions: “What is a LinkedIn Session?” And “How long should it be?” I consider a “session” to be a logon to check anything, even if for only one minute. But, most LinkedIn users can get in and get […]