Why do you think you want a new job?| Plus – new eBook!

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From time to time, we all consider making a job change. We also hear other people discussing their potential interest in making a career change. Our reasons for wanting to change jobs are varied. Here are some… Bob, who had Read More …

Don’t Work To Pay Your Bills

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It’s true what they say, about how we are better at the things we love to do. This is not to discount the reality that we often have to do what we need to do. However, doing what we need Read More …

You Can’t Get a Better Job Because That’s What You Think

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You can’t get a better job because that’s what you think. Last week, we talked about the fact that your resume could be holding you back from a great job, as well as what a great resume should look like. Read More …

5 Critical Elements of a Kick-Butt Resume

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Writing a kick-butt resume is easier than you think.  Yesterday we talked about the fact that you may only be one really great resume away from changing your career entirely.Today, we’re going to walk through the five critical elements every Read More …

You’re a Better Resume Away from a Job That Doesn’t Suck

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You’re a better resume away from having a job that doesn’t suck. The commute used to be horrible; now you’re indifferent about it, maybe complacent. The gray-taupe cubicle was small when you first started, now this little box feels like an Read More …

Is taking care of yourself your last priority?

So, we’re adults. Or at least that’s what we call ourselves (I sometimes need to remind my husband). Most of us have careers, and many of us are parents. We’re busy taking care of everyone and everything…else. Is taking care Read More …

7 Ways To Know If You Hate Your Job, Or Just Your Boss

As a freelancer, I spend the large majority of my work day wearing pajamas or yoga pants, and deciding for myself what hours I’ll work, when and where. Before this, I worked in the corporate world for 17 years, with normal Read More …

Who are you at work? Are you on my list?

After spending a couple of decades in Corporate America, I’ve identified that no matter what industry, and what job, there are some common personalities that almost every company has on their payroll. So, who are YOU at work? See if Read More …

Is that cubicle really all there is?

I drink organic herbal tea, red wine, I’m a coffee snob and I read books like they’re oxygen. My idea of an amazing night is inhaling a fantastic novel, a glass of Cabernet, and a roaring fire in the fireplace Read More …

Leaving the rat race – who’s with me?

Leaving the rat race… I remember being a kid, when speed limits were much lower than they are now, and road rage would have been considered socially unacceptable and ridiculously immature. People expected to have to wait in line once in Read More …