career-change

Debating with yourself on whether or not your company is for you? With the average hiring process taking about 23 days, dealing with a terrible team or below average pay might be enough to keep you around for an extra few weeks or even months. Maybe you’ve been with your company too long to know if the […]

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When it comes to applying for jobs, job seekers can sometimes be their own worst enemies. It all seems to boil down to one, easy to overcome obstacle: assumed laziness. Are you unknowingly making cardinal job seeker mistakes? How can you break free of the lazy job seeker stigma and begin to help—not hinder—your own career […]

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company's culture

When it comes to looking for a new job, you already know that a big part of the interview process involves the company evaluating whether or not you’re a good fit for their open position. It’s also important to keep in mind that the employer isn’t the only one who needs to identify a good […]

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recruiter

Imagine this: you wrap up a phone interview with a recruiter and nail it! You feel great about the conversation, as well as the position, company, and culture. It is a perfect fit. The recruiter ends the call saying he will forward your information to the hiring manager and be in touch with you within […]

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Conscious Coupling… with a New Job

Thanks to Oscar-winning actress, Gweneth Paltrow, A new lexicon has entered the dictionary “conscious uncoupling.”  This is the term she utilized to communicate to the world her decision to divorce from Coldplay singer, Chris Martin.  How very New Age of them! While Gweneth’s terminology may sound a bit elevated for the more common expression used when terminating […]

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To Quit or Not to Quit…That is The Question

I recently stumbled across a quote that I can’t attribute to anyone since I read it on a random meme online. The quote read, “Life has two rules: #1 Never quit #2 Always remember rule #1.” My reaction? I call bull.  Maybe if the moron who said this out loud would have qualified the statement […]

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“You will never change your life until you change something you do daily.” -John C. Maxwell Human beings are creatures of habit – this is widely known. Habit forming behavior makes change and self-transformation a challenging process. But without change, we can’t develop into our most successful selves. Even the most basic discussion of change, […]

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For years, HR professionals have been looking for that secret sauce that separates good candidates from bad and high performers from low performers. One such approach has been the use of personality testing. Complaints about personality testing in the workplace are numerous, particularly when it comes to the validity of the findings. First, as noted […]

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