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Challenge

Posted by on 04/03/2020 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 03/05/2020 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 02/06/2020 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 From being raised to not toot our own horn to writing resumes that look more like historical documents or obituaries the process of effectively communicating for most can be a very daunting task.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 08/30/2019 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 08/02/2019 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 12/30/2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Take Care Of Yourself

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 keep in mind that your life today is not a dress...

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You Are The Star

Posted by on 12/01/2018 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 11/30/2018 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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More Real World Thought

Posted by on 11/02/2018 in Blog | Comments Off on More Real World Thought

Over my nearly 35 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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Holiday Cheer

Posted by on 11/01/2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is almost upon us! Too soon for many, while not soon enough for others. This time of year hopefully brings you pleasant or joyful time with family and friends, enjoying on all that is good and taking the time to reflect on our bountiful gifts while not overlooking the needs of others. It is certainly an important time of year for sharing ourselves with those less fortunate which in itself will put a smile on your face and joy in your heart. This time of year often puts us in a reflective mood, the  end of another year...

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