You just lost your job and your world has literally crumbled down around you. What’s that smoldering over in the corner? Oh, just your dreams. Right next to the pile of rubble that used to be your retirement. Yeah, losing your job can certainly have an effect on the horizon of your life. But like the fire that ravages the forest, it’s important to remember that losing a job can sometimes be a good thing – clearing the brush away and promoting new growth.
Now, just tell yourself that ten – make it twenty – times…
To start with, I must make an important disclaimer. I am not a psychologist but a career coach. I don’t find it surprising that there is much in common between the two professions, and I have lots of stories to prove it. If you happen to be in transition, you may want to understand the psychology of the decision makers. It would be useful ammo you could deploy in order to promote yourself in landing a job.
Starting a business is the “American Dream”. Review these questions to gain insight into whether or not starting your own business is the right thing for you to do. 1. What type of business do you (want to) have? 2. What is the purpose of this business? 3. Describe your key message or phrase for […]
Brief, concise and easy to read. These are characteristics of resumes and cover letters that can never be overemphasized. Yet surprisingly, hundreds – maybe thousands – of resumes have been ruined when the resume owner (or writer) uses a profusion of polysyllabic terms, or what you simply call BIG words.
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