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Who Are We?

Posted by on June 29, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Who Are We?

There is no doubt that we are living in challenging times that every day touches us or someone we know. Whether it Covid-19, political or social unrest accompanied by the adversarial media, it is easy to feel angry and depressed. Are we victims or survivors? For the job seeker, it can feel hopeless, and sadly many have just given up, overwhelmed by the process that has become remote and unwelcoming. But wait, don’t retreat to the sidelines as there are jobs available, and good ones too, if you are committed and willing to take a fresh...

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Two Sides To The News

Posted by on June 7, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Two Sides To The News

There Is A Bright Side  No Jobs! Mass Layoffs! Unemployment Benefits Not Arriving! Today’s which is al headlines blare negative and certainly concerning news which is often impossible to avoid, So I would like to share some good employment news regarding the latest of my clients who have successfully landed new jobs and others who are well-entrenched in the hiring process. So here goes: Hired: Chief Administrative Officer, Multi office healthcare provider Assistant Controller, Credit Union Associate Vice President, Innovation,...

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Challenge

Posted by on April 3, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Challenge

With everything we’re being challenged with today, the uncertainty compounded by physical separation, I thought this 15 minutes chat by Margaret Hefferman put a good and knowledgeable light on many of this issues we are facing today. Please take 15 and enjoy and learned from her presentation. My best to each of you. Be safe and...

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I Have The Greatest Customers And Friends!

Posted by on March 5, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on I Have The Greatest Customers And Friends!

When it comes right down to it, I am very much in the business of people helping people to find or create new, better and hopefully fantastic jobs. After all, when it is all said and debated about the best way to find a new employment opportunity, the fact remains that it is people who hire people. People don’t hire resumes or applications. They hire people they are comfortable with. Individuals choose me and CareerMakers in just the same way. Yes, I help them solve their challenges, but the decision to use my services really is based on...

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Making It Easier To Say Yes

Posted by on February 6, 2020 in Blog | Comments Off on Making It Easier To Say Yes

Over my nearly 36 years of helping good people to find or create new and rewarding employment opportunities I’ve learned that effective oral and written communication is very often one of the most significant challenges job seekers face. From being raised to not toot our own horn to writing resumes that look more like historical documents or obituaries the process of effectively communicating for most can be a very daunting task. We really just don’t know how to do it effectively and are therefore easily overwhelmed by fear of not really...

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Keep In Touch

Posted by on August 30, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Keep In Touch

KEEP IN TOUCH WITH THOSE PEOPLE!!!Job Search Truth #6: People hire people they know and  like – whether or not they have the exact experience, background or skills to do the job.  The simple fact is this: to be liked requires repeated contact. Would you refer someone for a job interview that you met once for twenty minutes? Probably not because your credibility is at stake. Your job is to create opportunities to re-connect with those with whom you conduct research interviews.   You might be afraid of being a pest, but if you...

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I have the greatest customers and friends!

Posted by on August 2, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on I have the greatest customers and friends!

When it comes right down to it, I am very much in the business of people helping people to find or create new, better and hopefully fantastic jobs.  After all is said and debated about the best way to find a new employment opportunity, the fast remains that it is people who hire people. People don’t hire resumes or applications. They hire people they are comfortable with.  Individuals choose me and CareerMakers in just the same way. Yes, I help them solve their challenges, but the decision to use my services really is based on personal...

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Take Care Of Yourself

Posted by on December 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Take Care Of Yourself

Subject: Take Care of Yourself Holiday Greetings; This time of year can cause us to put  too much self-induced stress on ourselves. Too many expectations. Too many plans. Too many assumptions. And never enough time. Whew…… Try to remember that you only live with one person, and that’s you. So you need to take good care of you, because if you don’t, you are probably not going to be good company for anyone else. Make sure that you are gracious to yourself and take the time to do something nice fro yourself every day. Please...

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You Are The Star

Posted by on December 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on You Are The Star

Finding or creating a new, better fantastic job is not unlike a play with actors, actresses, stage hands, producers and directors. Putting on a successful play takes commitment to produce the best possible performance, coupled with the wiliness to expend the time and energy to assure it will happen.   Finding a new and rewarding employment opportunity really has many similarities and you are the star, and hopefully, you have many positive, encouraging and committed helpers assuring that you will have a winning performance to an audience...

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Don’t Sit On The Sidelines

Posted by on November 30, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Don’t Sit On The Sidelines

Don’t sit on the sidelines!  Unfortunately, too many potential job changers look at this time of year though January 1st saying to themselves, “Not Now” with the misguided belief that everyone is too busy to help them, thus making what they have said to themselves become their reality and stay stuck.   The next six weeks can provide unique networking opportunities and potential access to individuals otherwise challenging to meet. As my Senior HR Director friend told me, “with many job seekers becoming inactive at this time, my staff...

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