Overcoming Rejection on the Job Hunt

“I just don’t understand why I’m not getting picked!” she said. “I’ve got the skills. The interviewer liked me. I liked her.  She even told me I was a top candidate.  What am I doing wrong?” As a career strategist who has helped hundreds of professionals find more meaningful careers and land jobs that are…

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Is Your Office Supporting Your Executive Presence or Sabotaging it?

It’s been said that Executive Presence is the factor that gets you noticed, forges trusting relationships and gets others on board with your vision and message.  But few professionals realize or fully utilize their true presence potential.  In fact, Forbes reported a study of over 4,000 leaders found that over 25 percent of an executive’s…

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10 Habits You Must Quit to Be Happy at Your Job – Part I

Would you like to be happier in your job?  I’m adapting Angel Chernoff’s 10 Habits You Must Quit to Be Happy  to show you new habits you can put in place to be happier at work.  As we know, how we feel in one area of our life spills over into the others. Being happier…

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How to Get Lucky In Your Career

Do you believe some people are just luckier than others when it comes to finding a great job or getting promoted on the job?  Noted Psychologist, Richard Wiseman, who studies luck says “Luck is not a magical ability or a gift from the gods … it is a way of thinking and behaving.” Dr. Wiseman…

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Career Women Want and Need Love Too …

As a career woman you are probably all too familiar with the challenges of handling work and all you have on your plate AND being able to find some balance in your life for love and play too.  I’m happy to share these valuable tips in my recent article Career Women Need Love Too:  Finding…

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7 Ways to Love a Job You Hate

If you hate your job, you’re not the only one.  According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace Report published in June of 2013 only 30% of the 150,000 people surveyed were engaged and inspired at work.  With overwhelming workloads, rampant stress and burn out affecting nearly everyone — from bosses to co-workers — it’s…

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Breaking Bad (Habits) to Step Into Your Greatness

If you were a fan of TV’s Breaking Bad you probably remember how painstaking it was to watch Walter White continue his lucrative bad habit of making drugs even when he had tons of money and it brought him and his family tremendous grief.  In his book, The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg, points out habits…

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What You've Got to Know If You Want a Promotion

If you’ve ever applied for a promotion or new position you’ve probably carefully reviewed your experience to justify in your mind why you should be the one.  You’re ready to tell the higher-ups about your qualifications, the hard work you’ve done, your abilities, what you’ve accomplished and your knowledge of the organization as grounds for…

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What You’ve Got to Know If You Want a Promotion

If you’ve ever applied for a promotion or new position you’ve probably carefully reviewed your experience to justify in your mind why you should be the one.  You’re ready to tell the higher-ups about your qualifications, the hard work you’ve done, your abilities, what you’ve accomplished and your knowledge of the organization as grounds for…

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Is Your Boss Just Difficult or a Psychopath?

If you’ve been working for awhile you’ve probably experienced at least one difficult boss. As a career strategist and executive coach who works with professionals to improve their work situations and thrive in the job they have or find a new one they’ll love, I hear plenty of comments about difficult bosses.  Like, some employees…

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