Tag Archives | Career Transition

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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Keep These Ten Things In Mind Before Your Interview

When it comes to your next interview, it’s not only important to share your qualifications and answer questions smoothly and succinctly, but project the other key factors that can easily trump credentials such as articulating value, motivation, likability and drive to name a few. I have worked with numerous decision makers who’ve hired “drive” over […]

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Do You Have a Promotion Proposal Ready To Roll?

So your boss called you into her office for your annual review. You talked a little about performance improvement, poked around your strengths a bit and got the well-deserved accolades that you needed to get you back on to doing what you do best. What just happened? You forgot to discuss your promotion proposal and […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: How Mindfulness Can Advance Your Career

You know by now how much a mindfulness practice helps increase attention. After all, it’s the practice of attention. Healing, clarity and understanding are the powerful byproducts of this practice. So what about your career? What are the byproducts of mindfulness for career advancement? Focus, results and goal-attainment to name a few. Every day we […]

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Five Things You Should Do Before You Send Your Resume

If you want to be seriously considered for a position, then you’ll want to submit a top-notch resume. Actually, you should always submit only a “spit-shined” portfolio—cover letter, resume, references, etc.—because it’s your personal calling card and says a lot about whom you are, what you’re capable of and what level of work you can […]

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The Year of a Mindful Career: Build a Better Body (And Career!)

“Yup. She’s out there again.” I can hear you saying it now. Kim’s really stretching her mindful journey to a whole other realm. Galactic exploration aside, let’s talk about fitness. How do you build a better, stronger body and at the same time, advance your career? You guessed it—mindfulness. First of all, mindfulness is good […]

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