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Tough Job Interview Question? Remember Your Three P’s

Everyone faces tough job interview questions now and again. But there are a few queries that provoke a little anxiety in even the most confident of applicants. Why? Because certain questions address topics better served by offering less detailed, and more positive responses. For example, when asked “who was your least favorite supervisor” or “what […]

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Career Coaching, Career Counseling or Career Consulting?

Is there really a difference and if so, which is right for you? To be really brief, coaches ask questions, counselors explore the “why” and consultants share expertise. Of course there is a little creative license here (no pun intended) but it’s pretty accurate. How would I know? Well, I’ve been all three. Though there […]

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Three Rules for Working Well Together

In a typical work environment, comprised of cubed work stations, a min-kitchen, shared facilities and limited resources, people can quickly grow surly when pressure elevates. Though conflicts may arise and personalities will clash, agreeing to disagree may be the best course of action. Good working relationships are not only important in reducing turnover and increasing […]

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How’s Your Career EQ?

I’m certain you’ve heard of Emotional Intelligence. “We are no longer only judged by intellectual abilities and work competencies alone but by personal qualities. IQ takes second position to EQ.” While emotional intelligence is integral in all aspects of our lives, it’s prudent to develop it for our careers. Understanding how to cultivate it is […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Be Happy

I want to be happy. Don’t you? I wonder why we often do things to make ourselves, or others, unhappy. Sure, we don’t intend to (most of the time), but imagine if all of our intents were to be happy and make others happy? What do we need to do inside to change our genetic […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Commit to Quit

What bad habits would you like to shed? I’ve got plenty and they are tough to quit. So why can’t I? Why can’t you? What if we worked as a team to commit to quit these bad behaviors, be it tardiness, rudeness, indulgence or spitefulness? Then again, how do we know that we have bad […]

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