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How to Support International Job Seekers

July 23, 2021 |
How to support international job seekers

As an experienced career professional, you may be approached and asked to work with international job seekers from all around the world. They might be looking for help in a variety of areas such as résumé writing, employment consulting, and interview preparation. They may need your guidance as they strive to achieve career clarity. Understanding the challenges they face in the current economy and world situation will be key to successfully supporting them each step of the way. Don’t let geography stand in the way of offering to support international…

How to Support Clients Age 60 Plus

July 16, 2021 |
Support clients 60+ in pursuing their bright future

Why is the most common question we ask our clients over a certain age, “How much longer do you want to keep working?” Is that really a positive way to support clients aged 60 plus? When framed this way, the question infers an ending, when the client may simply be looking for a transition. They could be looking for new ways to define their self-worth into their 60s and beyond. When someone asks me how much longer I want to keep working, I panic as I realize that, after over…

10 Great Articles About Writing Blog Posts For SEO

July 6, 2021 |

Have you written articles for your website, having heard that it’s a good way to gain exposure for your organization or brand? Does it feel like you’re not getting a good return on the time you’ve invested? For best results, your articles need to be written with search engine optimization (SEO) in mind. SEO article writing isn’t as difficult as it sounds when you understand how it works. To help you get started, I’ve curated ten articles covering many aspects of writing blog posts for SEO. (1) How to Write a Blog…

How to Write an Article Like a Pro

July 6, 2021 |
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As a career professional, you have valuable experience and knowledge. You’re a subject matter expert in many areas of the career development field and others want to learn from you. Why not write an article or a blog post to share your knowledge with others? What’s that you say? You can’t write an article? Yes, you can! Read on to learn how you can write an article like a pro. By following these steps, you’ll create an attention-getting post that will increase your visibility, influence, and authority. Step 1 – Choose Your…

SEO for Career Professionals: Optimize Your Posts and Raise Your Profile

July 6, 2021 |
SEO for Career Professionals

You are an experienced and knowledgeable career professional. Why not share that knowledge by learning and applying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques to optimize your blog posts? As a side benefit, your professional profile will be elevated. SEO for career professionals is easy to master. This article answers some common questions you may have and introduces foundational concepts so that you can start to write online posts in a way that will help you be recognized as the expert you are! What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.…

How to Chart a Successful Career Change

July 2, 2021 |
Chart a successful career change

Career shifts can sometimes be tricky. Some individuals proactively and carefully navigate a smooth career shift after thoroughly assessing their current situation and realizing they desire something different. For most of my clients, though, the decision to make a change comes after a long period of feeling uncomfortable, anxious, and sometimes even burned out and depressed. These two scenarios make for two completely different career change journeys. Thankfully, I have learned that it is possible to help clients in the latter group. I’d like to share my tips for guiding…