Author Archive | kim

Professional Fulfillment

What is professional fulfillment? Simply put: feeling fulfilled in your career. More specifically, knowing that the career you have is your ultimate dream job, or at the very least, engaged in a career that is moving you closer toward that dream career. It’s also defined as feeling engaged in your work activities, happy in your […]

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Executive Resume: C-Level Style

When working with executives on their career portfolio, I always ask for their target company. At the C level (or equivalent), resumes are typically submitted only by request, or through a thought leader’s savvy negotiation. Therefore catering the document to reflect the organizational style will not only ensure a great fit, but a strong understanding […]

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I’m too “Woo” to be an Accountant

Assessments are great ways to unearth our interests and help us identify our skills, strengths and career-related orientations, but unfortunately they are often misused. There are typically two reasons for this: Either an assessment is interpreted by an untrained professional who’s not certified in the application; or the recipient depends on the results of the […]

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I Visualize…Success!

A lot of companies use vision statements as a way of projecting and benchmarking. Take Tom Watson, the founder of IBM. He bases much of the success of his business to having a vision, an actual picture, of where he wanted his business to go and what it would like once that dream was in […]

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Resume Responsibility

Why bother with a resume? Well, despite what you might have heard, or tried to convince yourself the resume is still a mandatory document. A great resume takes time to develop. There’s a lot that goes into crafting a powerful resume, so the process shouldn’t be taken lightly. Another “shouldn’t,” involves blaming the resume for […]

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