Post Date: December 19th, 2018

Is the holiday season the time to focus on your career?

It can be difficult to focus this time of year. Between the holiday get-togethers, family engagements, shopping, wrapping, baking, and all the other events that we enjoy, there isn’t a lot of time carved out to focus on our careers. In fact, thinking about your career is likely the last thing to have on your […]

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Post Date: September 9th, 2016

When it comes to your career, who is at the helm?

Yesterday, while at the library with my kids, I picked up a book in the business section and started leafing through it. On the second page I read a line and thought to myself “amen!” “…you own your career. You are responsible for setting professional goals, identifying and developing the right skills…”- Sink or Swim by Dr. Thuy […]

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Post Date: May 24th, 2013

Thinking you are a shoe-in may get you booted

A few weeks ago, I sat on a hiring committee as part of a selection board responsible for hiring two candidates to fill two positions. My first impressions of the candidate’s résumés left me wondering when the candidates had last updated their résumés. This got me thinking… What is it about our résumés that make […]

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Post Date: May 4th, 2012

Mobile Apps for Organizing Your Job Search

Over the last few months, Janet Barclay has shared some great ways to keep your job search information organized, whether you prefer paper, the Internet, or your computer. Today she wraps up her series with a few tools for those of you can’t live without your iPhone or iPad. Job Diary With this app, you […]

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Post Date: March 23rd, 2012

Desktop-Based Tools for Organizing Your Job Search

This week, I welcome back guest blogger Janet Barclay. In her third post on the topic of organizing your job search, Janet describes a number of desktop-based tools to help you get and stay on top of your job search activities. In previous posts, I’ve explored paper-based and online tools for organizing your job search. This […]

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