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Your Address on Your Resume – Homeless

We've been told like good little soldiers to always list our home address on resumes.  I've had many a client look at me in disbelief when I say you do not have to provide your home address on your resume.   Your residence is private data you do not have to provide.   It's also a security precaution for the potentially vulnerable.  And...

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Job Search Mindset: “I’m Not Even Going to Try.”

I see too many job candidates not even try for their rightful job.   Their biggest enemy is negative mind chatter talking them out of taking proper action to secure their new role.   The internal dialogue sounds something like this…    📣 Wow, they want someone with many more years, skills, etc. than me.  📣 HR isn't hiring in COVID-19, so I'll...

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What Resilience Looks Like in the Face of a Pandemic

It looks like moving through adversity, not avoiding it. Especially in the face of a pandemic. It's a unique blend of your confidence, faith, trust, self-esteem, and love. In the job search, you will absolutely be tested over and over again. Your success depends upon your ability to get back up again. The job search is a series of...

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The LONG Interview is Very Much Back in Style

I've received more requests than ever to help clients prepare for extraordinarily long interview cycles. ​The many hoops employers have all y'all jumping through is epic and they are super annoying and frustrating for sure. ​What do I mean by LONG interview? ​Waiting many days or several weeks in between “next steps” communication with HR and hiring managers ​Conducting...

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When Uncertainty Rules the Day

Recently several of my good girlfriends dropped off their college Freshmen children at their respective dream schools. These families have been waiting for months, and then weeks and even days to secure the details of when, how, and even if at all, their children would be living on campus. The uncertainty of the pandemic has transformed this highly celebrated...

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