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Time for No

Can “No” be a Gift? Many people have a difficult time saying ‘no’. Sometimes, this stems from a good place. You may tell your elderly neighbor you’ll help her with her garden because you don’t want to disappoint her. You might promise to help a colleague with her project because you know she’s having a […]

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Covid Christmas

Covid Christmas 2020 What will your Christmas look like this year?  Will you be able to get together with family?  Will you be doing an online get together?  Will you be sending cards and greetings via email and messenger, or perhaps Instagram or TikTok? Got this in my email….. kind of says it all….LOL Shut […]

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Say Yes

Say YES! Margaret was an elementary school teacher. She loved her students, but she didn’t find her job fulfilling any longer. As a teenager, she’d always dreamed of traveling around the world and writing novels on her laptop. She wanted more freedom in her personal and professional life, but she worried. She was afraid of what […]

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Be Careful What You Post Online

What are you posting online? Can having a blog, a personal web site, or an account on a social networking site impact your job search, for better or for worse? Yes, it could. With the growing popularity of sites such as Facebook, MySpace, LavaLife and other dating sites, just about anything that is online can […]

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Finding A Job in Today’s Economy

How to Find a Job in Today’s Tough Economy “So, what will the world look like when the crisis ends? Much different than before, I expect. Months of sheltering in place will fundamentally change our lifestyles and will continue to influence the way we live and do business, long after the coronavirus is history. Here […]

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Over 50? Online Business Ideas

Are you over 50, retired or soon going to be? Jim Daniels recently became a “Senior”.  He became a little more serious about looking into some of the things that seniors have to deal with.  I have excerpted some comments from 3 or 4 of his blog posts and recommend that you check out each […]

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Post Pandemic Preparation

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it […]

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Job Search Strategy

Developing A Strategy for your Job Search   Developing a Strategy To keep moving forward with your job search, you need to have a strategy. You don’t  need to have made any  final decisions – you may still be working on several possibilities. As you review your various job prospects, you should: Identify any gaps […]

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Communication Skills

How Well Do You Communicate? Successful communication is critical in business. Employability skills is an umbrella term for a set of highly desirable, transferable skills that turn you into a very attractive candidate or employee. They can be defined as a set of skills employers want from a potential employee. According to Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D., […]

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What Industry Are You Interested In?

Job Searching? What do you know about the industry you are looking into? What do I know already? Have you ever had a part–time job, volunteered to help an organization or been a member of a club or society inside or outside of university? If so then you will have a useful starting point from […]