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Lori Jazvac MCRS: Newest Member of an Elite Professional Group

By Cathy Milton. Lori Jazvac of Creative Horizons Communications recently became the newest member of a small, elite group of CPC members. Lori has earned the prestigious Master Certified Résumé Strategist (MCRS) designation. What made you want to pursue the MCRS designation? I was serious about taking my skills to an advanced level in order to offer my…

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Gaslighting in the Workplace: How to Help Your Clients

As career development practitioners, we’re aware of various forms of bullying and manipulation that can occur at work. But what happens when the manipulation is not that obvious and leads your client to question their abilities, and even their mental health? You may have heard or read about the phenomenon known as “gaslighting.” According to Psychology…

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Learning Quotient (LQ): What It Is, Why It’s Important

A relatively new kind of “quotient” is gaining recognition and prominence in workplace hiring practices. The Learning Quotient (LQ) refers to our willingness and ability to grow and adapt to new situations and challenges in our work lives. It refers to our “learnability.” Along with IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient) assessments, the practice of…

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Anger: How to Rechannel It for Self-Reflection and Self-Regulation

We live in a world that often tells us that emotions are negative and do not belong in the workplace. With so much happening in the world, it is easy to become frustrated and even angry. Anger is not always negative, though. If we can understand how anger works, we can manage it more wisely.…

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The Comfort Zone Factor: How to Help Clients Embrace Change

Imagine this; you and your client work hard to prepare for their next career move. They ace the interview and the final step in the hiring process approaches; they are presented with a lucrative job offer. But here’s the catch; they quickly turn the job offer down! Why!? Why would the client turn down a long-desired…

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The Value of Cultural Intelligence

Cultural intelligence (CQ) is the ability to relate to and communicate effectively with people of different cultures. As career professionals, we need to hone the critical skill of cultural intelligence because it’s linked to our emotional intelligence (EQ). I’d like to share why I believe CQ is so important to the work we do. My Background As a…

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