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Flex Work and Telecommuting

Teleworking is on the rise. No longer just an occasional perk associated with a job, it is now a viable option for many workers. A flex work, telecommuting arrangement can benefit both the employer and the employee. The global pandemic has certainly contributed to the rise in remote workers, but this trend has been around…
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Preparing for a Possible Post-COVID Work Life: How to Help Clients Get “Unstuck”

COVID-19 has dramatically disrupted most industries and individuals’ plans. As a result, some of our clients may have inadvertently moved into a state of limbo and become stuck there as they watch and wait for life and work to return to “normal.” No one can predict what the future will hold, but we can probably…
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We Are All Essential

Has your job been classified as a “non-essential service?” Do you have clients who have been classified as a “non-essential workers?” Labels. Although often needed and helpful, they can also do harm. In order to control the spread of COVID-19, some jobs were categorized as “non-essential services.” The categories of “essential” and “non-essential” determined which…
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Help Your Client Pick the Right Headshot Photo for LinkedIn & Social Media

Have you assessed your client’s headshot photo on social media sites like LinkedIn? You should. If you are a career professional, you can help your client pick the best headshot photo to maximize results. It’s said that LinkedIn members with a photo receive 21 times more profile views and 9 times more connection requests. Your…

The Persuasive Power of Saying “Yes” to Clients

By Andrew Chalmers. ‘Tis the season. As 2019 closes, I hope that all of you have enjoyed a year full of progress, ambition, and success stories. A few weeks ago, as the holiday season engine started revving up, I was reminded of a client-related predicament that I often faced in the month of December. I…

Helping Clients Overcome F.E.A.R.

By Andrew Chalmers. This post is dedicated to my Dad who, many moons ago, gave me some great advice. Since then, I have told many clients the same thing he told me. On one of our many walks he said, “If you have an ambition in life, take 5 to 10 minutes a day to work…