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A “No Regrets” Job Search

“I have no regrets.” photo via godslovereal.com These words were spoken by a friend of mine when I was 26 years old. He was four years older than me at the time, and as I sat sipping on a cool drink in the screened enclosure of his pool area that was attached to his 5,000 square foot home that overlooked...

When the Keys Rattle, Will You Be Ready?

I’ve always found the Japanese culture somewhat interesting, so when I ran photo: originalprop.com across an article recently about the way capital punishment is doled out, morbid curiosity found me reading the story. It seems in Japan, all those charged with murder are tried by jury, and 99% are found...

Wanderlust: Discover Your Career Path

By Rob Poindexter by rse75/Flickr Wanderlust, a loan word from German that came to English sometime between 1875 and 1902, depending on whom you ask. In German, the term has become somewhat obsolete. A more contemporary equivalent for the English wanderlust in the sense of “love of travel” would ...

Create Curb Appeal to Attract Interviews

Never so much did the term, “Resume Real Estate” resonate until I was tasked to sell my home. “I want to sell my home ‘as-is,’” I firmly asserted to my real estate agent.  It’s a beautiful home in a great neighborhood and is an ideal opportunity for the right buyer. Standing head and shoulders...

You can thrive in, not just survive, an economic slogging!

As co-coordinator with my colleague Miriam Salpeter, I am pleased to participate in our second round of posts from our community of expert career advisors and resume writing professionals called the Career Collective. This month’s articles are in response to Quintessential Careers Job Action Day. I...

Disengaging from Job-Search Crisis Mode

Do you know that person? The one consistently in crisis? The one whose voice is always a pitch or two above their normal when explaining their day to day challenges? Someone who is never quite satisfied and always  the victim or simply the sad sack with little hope? Though we all, as humans,  share a given...
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