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Informational Interviews: A Valuable Networking Tool for Career Transitions

When a client starts experiencing increasingly demanding employer expectations, the decision to leave may seem like a rational choice. A career change can fuel one’s passion, maintain work-life balance, and enable a client to get off the beaten path. But wait! A quick move may not prove to be the best option. Remind your client to…

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Raise Your PAW — Submit a Nomination for a CPC Award of Excellence!

Are you struggling with the decision of whether or not to submit a CPC Award of Excellence nomination? As a new career professional starting out in mid-2013, I felt unprepared to submit a nomination for an Award of Excellence. However, I wanted to challenge myself and tackle seemingly impossible goals while improving my résumé writing…

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Global Crisis: A Wake-Up Call to Raise Our Consciousness

These days, we are all in the midst of a complex transition requiring a careful reengineering of our daily lives and routines. We’ve had to quickly learn to navigate the world of remote work while being challenged by an unpredictable economy. I have conversed with clients who are using “a one day at a time…

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Book Review: Mindfulness in 8 Weeks

Upon stumbling across an intriguing book called Mindfulness in Eight Weeks by Michael Chaskalson, I became truly convinced of the importance of mindfulness. In my last blog post, I talked about mindfulness as a powerful skill and a transformative way of living. After this read, I realized that mindfulness can be learned and practiced every day,…

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Mindfulness: A Powerful, Transformative Skill

As a Certified Employment Strategist helping career changers prepare for their next career move, I listen to my clients talk about their career experiences and milestones, but also their challenges and disappointments. I’ve observed that if negative experiences are not dealt with, they can linger in the subconscious mind and impact the quality of life.…

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Ghosting During a Job Search: How to Help Clients

It happens to many. You reach out to someone and you are awaiting a response. The response doesn’t come and suddenly you realize that your email has gone into cyberspace. This is often due to a common phenomenon — ghosting. Ghosting happens when someone ends a relationship without communicating officially that it’s over. And, this doesn’t…

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