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The #1 Reason You Can’t Follow Anyone’s Expert Advice

Posted by on Sep 16, 15 in homepage sliders, Self Mastery, training and development | 0 comments

The  #1 Reason You Can’t Follow Anyone’s Expert Advice

Have you ever found yourself searching online for articles, blog posts, books, or podcasts for the magic secret to conquering some sort of struggle you are experiencing? Maybe it’s a career struggle; you hate your job. Maybe it’s a struggle with your marriage or even with your friends, your parents, or your kids.  And then you see it!  “The 10 Best Ways to Conquer [your struggle here]” You feel excited to find something that this time may actually help you. But it doesn’t. It all sounds good, and you even...

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Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

Posted by on Sep 16, 15 in Career Mastery, homepage sliders, job interview, job search strategy | 1 comment

Why You Have to Lie in a Job Interview

It’s never a good idea to lie. It destroys your integrity, closes doors, and creates a disconnect and/or ridiculous amounts of drama between you and with whom you lied. But what happens if you need a job, so you can pay your bills, and your normal human flaws could cause you to be passed over at every job interview if you simply are honest about them? Having been in a position to hire people for over 14 years and then becoming a career coach shortly thereafter, I found the most troubling aspect of conducting mock job interviews is when...

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How Corporate America Sucks the Life Out of You

Posted by on Aug 15, 15 in attitude, Blog, homepage sliders, Self Mastery | 0 comments

How Corporate America Sucks the Life Out of You

Why is it that most people describe the Corporate America work culture as “difficult”?  And trust me, the word ‘difficult’ is an understatement when I consider words I have heard other people use to describe it! Struggling to find both happiness and success in corporate America is the norm – not the exception.  Almost everybody has issues there and most of these issues consist of many outside circumstances that make their life miserable at work. The boss you can’t get along with. The mean and hateful co-worker.  The deceitful...

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The #1 Reason You Get Multiple Job Interviews but Don’t Get the Job Offer

Posted by on Aug 3, 15 in Career Mastery, homepage sliders, job interview | 2 comments

The #1 Reason You Get Multiple Job Interviews but Don’t Get the Job Offer

Why is it that sometimes candidates who clearly are more qualified and have more relevant experience often don’t get the job?  Or what goes wrong when you make it to the top two and then lose the offer to the other candidate? It is within this place that we often hear candidates talking about age, race, gender, or any other type of discrimination. As much as we all like to spend most of our energy concentrating on how we will prove we have the most relevant work experience and qualifications, it’s a rare day that hiring managers...

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How Hiring Managers Make Hiring Decisions

Posted by on Jul 5, 15 in Career Mastery, Corporate Culture, job search strategy | 1 comment

How Hiring Managers Make Hiring Decisions

Every day, millions of job seekers find themselves struggling to understand one big question: what does it take to actually get a job offer?  Interviews come and go but no job offers.  What gives? The whole job search process has changed up so much in the past few years but at the end of the day, there is one thing that has not changed at all – you can only get a job offer as a result of your performance in a job interview. However, if you don’t have a fundamental understanding of who actually gets job offers, it doesn’t really...

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Are You Disengaged at Work?

Posted by on Jul 1, 15 in attitude, work style | 2 comments

Are You Disengaged at Work?

An article in this months issue of HR Magazine reports that only 33% of the workforce is engaged at work. 49% are not engaged and 18% are actively disengaged.  Those are some scary numbers! 67% of employees who are working right now are disengaged. Are you one of them?   There are so many reasons why employees become disengaged. Some of the reasons are very specific to the company. Many people work with difficult bosses or coworkers. Others do not feel they are being treated fairly or simply don’t feel recognized, appreciated,...

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Top Ten Tasks that aren’t Listed on Your Job Description

Posted by on Jun 9, 15 in attitude, homepage sliders, work style | 0 comments

Top Ten Tasks that aren’t Listed on Your Job Description

Nowadays, it seems like many employees at work really zone in on the job requirements of their position. Some employees will make sure that they stick within their job requirements and do not do much more. Others will work very hard at their job and excel in it.  However, there is a minority group of employees who really step up and contribute in any way they can. If you want a chance to advance in your company, you will have to be a part of that latter group. If you do your job and do it well, you will brand yourself into a person that is...

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How to Inadvertently Sabotage Your Job Search

Posted by on May 27, 15 in homepage sliders, job interview, job search strategy | 0 comments

How to Inadvertently Sabotage Your Job Search

Several decades ago, clear employment laws were put in place in the U.S. to ensure that employers would make hiring decisions based only upon information that directly related to the requirements of the job. But despite these laws, many excellent job seekers sometimes still get passed over based on personal information that the hiring managers should never have known in the first place. If we assume most employers abide by these laws, how do they get this information? It’s actually very easy. For the most part, it is given directly to...

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How Your Writing Style Affects Your Job Search

Posted by on May 9, 15 in job search strategy, online career branding, online personal branding, resume and cover letter | 0 comments

How Your Writing Style Affects Your Job Search

if you read the hedline of this post and thought it was an intresting article to read.  and then you started to read it and it sudenly  became clear that the auther doesnt appear to understand how to spell or use correct grammer, wood you read it threw till the end? They’re are many conclusions one could jump to about my expertise and personel brand just base on this 1 paragraph, isn’t their? Okay, that might be a bit exaggerated for the average bad speller, but I have seen worse! In today’s online world, your ability to spell and use...

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What Happens If You Lie on Your Job Application?

Posted by on May 5, 15 in featured, job interview, job search strategy, linkedIn | 1 comment

What Happens If You Lie on Your Job Application?

When you are in a job search, you will almost always have to complete a job application as the process moves along and you are officially considered a “candidate”. What you write on your job application will make or break your chances of getting the job.

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