We’ve all had that ONE manager. They walk into the room and they command attention.  At the monthly town hall, they know everyone’s name and take the time to chat with employees, asking specific questions about their families and their lives.  This person stands in front of the room, addresses the audience, and everyone leaves…

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According to an Association of American Colleges and Universities study, 91% of employers  believe “a candidate’s demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than his or her undergraduate major.”  Having spent fifteen years in the higher education industry, with degrees in communication and counseling, I knew I wanted…

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Are you someone who is in transition after a layoff or another job change? Are you a new college graduate?  Maybe you are someone who is looking to finally make a big career change. While you are looking for your next great role, a smart and effective tool to add to your search is the…

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A resume, by definition, is a summary of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience one provides when applying for a job.  If you are submitting an application for a position you want to put your best foot forward, after all this is the company’s first introduction to you as a possible candidate.  First impressions…

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Your resume is your first marketing tool to present yourself to your potential future employer. Sometimes, it’s your only tool, so it’s worth taking the time to make it great. A great resume is the one that best reflects who you are and what you are looking for. It is also a clear and fair…

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Are you thinking of a career change?  Make sure you can answer these three questions before you start your job search. What do you want to achieve? Why you want to change? How you’re going to get there? Define what you want to achieve.   In the simplest of terms, what does ‘good’ looks like? You can’t just be…

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This senior professional had been in her current organization for over 10 years.  While she had advanced to positions of increasing responsibility over the years, she felt that she wasn’t meeting her overall career objectives and was no longer having the organizational impact that was important to her.  Additionally, a change in management brought a…

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