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Posted on 14th December, 2019

Job loss, a disaster or a chance for unfulfilled desires?

Being separated from one’s job is extremely challenging because many of us closely identify by what we “do” for a living. When the job is taken away, we can lose track of who we are and even why we are! Emotional issues aside, many of us are able to identify the practical issues, from determining how long our financial resources will sustain, to deciding if a career change was in order. In other words, practical planning for the future.

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Posted on 13th December, 2019

What potential employers don’t want to hear at the job interview

Questions can be TRAPS meant to catch you off guard and others are just ordinary questions that appear to be inane… innocent even, ones that can lead you down the wrong path. Don’t get caught in the negative trap. Compose your responses in a positive and flattering light!

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Posted on 12th December, 2019

The Application Resume – Performance for your career – it’s worth the effort

It’s easier to be a serial applicant than be someone who carefully and painfully works out what is the best option for them. The option that will enhance your life, and may even leave the world with a legend and a legacy. My Father would say “leave places better than when you found them”.

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Posted on 11th December, 2019

Is your Resume and image landing you that job or promotion?

What you wear and how you were it, says a lot about you! Is your resume and your image congruent?

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Posted on 9th December, 2019

Resumes and Roses, both need constant attention

Resumes and Roses require constant attention. Are you dreaming of the same, secure job for life?  A job with status and tons of security or even a rose-paved career path that extends far into the future with more roses at the end? Then, I am sorry, as this dream is truly a thing of the past. There are no guarantees of job security or of permanency in any job. In this climate of change, innovation and creation of new job roles, what are you doing to best prepare yourself for the tricky, often twisted path? Even roses need to...
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Posted on 9th December, 2019

DIY Resumes? are some things better done by others?

DUI resumes can turn out amazing. Many do not make the first cut! If you’re not sure, ask an expert to review and advise.

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Posted on 9th December, 2019

Not all resumes are the same, and so it should be so…

Readers of your resume need to have things spelled out to them … literally! they need to see the possibilities, the foundation skills set that would entice them to at least interview the candidate.  They need to read fit for purpose-make the transition easier for them… spell it out!

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Posted on 8th December, 2019

Let’s explore the Excruciating “Writing Part” for Key Selection Criteria (KSC)

Firstly, you must respond to the Key Selection Criteria. If you only send in your Cover Letter and Resume for a job that has a request for you to respond to Key Selection Criteria your application will immediately be discarded… outch!

Don’t assume that employers or the selection panel will pull the information out of your application package and pick up the salient points. They will not! Even if they had the spare time for such insight, they are not allowed to infer anything.

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Posted on 6th December, 2019

Self-awareness, a Jewel in the E.Q crown

Conflicts and unexpected disasters are a natural part of living and if you are unable to forge through most these and come out the other end a “better” person for the experience, then you will find your life and your future happiness and well-being will suffer as well as your personal and professional growth.

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Posted on 5th December, 2019

JOB INTERVIEW, WHAT NOT TO SAY!

“OMG! Did I really say that?” How many times have you heard yourself say this post interview? You experience the after-shock and the rewind of the interview and worry yourself sick over what you said or didn’t say. Here are some helpful tips on interview preparation

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