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Career Confidence Tips

6 Tips to Displaying Gratefulness During a Career Search

During my recent career search, many attitude perspectives crossed my mind. The one perspective that continually resonated in my thoughts and spirit was gratefulness. I strongly believe that displaying gestures of gratefulness from a genuine place within, will serve you well as you network your way to your next professional promotion, career transition opportunity, or business connection. Below are my 6 tips that have ushered me to ...
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Identify Your Success Traits By Clustering

Are you reviewing your resume and know that you are missing a few great bullet points about your skills? At the same time, you are not exactly sure which merit worthy skills you are missing. Try the pre-writing exercise of clustering to determine what additional skills or professional experience you forgot to originally list on your resume. Clustering can be an alternative to completing a SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and ...
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Are You Striding Right?

  “Whatever you believe about yourself on the inside is what you will manifest on the outside.” ~ Unknown The way you walk into a room can be an influential indicator of how you will carry yourself in a potential position. Be diligent in your efforts not to let nervousness or excitement for an interview be too profound that it affects the outcome of you being viewed as a qualified candidate for the desired position. It is important for ...
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The Power of Networking

“Pulling a good network together takes effort, sincerity and time.” ~Alan Collins, Author of “Unwritten HR Rules” There are a variety of ways that you can network for your next career promotion, industry contact, or new professional resource. You can attend an online networking event, a lunch chat, or an after hours networking event. You can also host your own networking event at your home, a local venue, or a restaurant. Invite ...
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Career Search Strategies Requires Repetition

Repetition of your career search plan will be a constant requirement of you during your search. Take the time to determine each daily action item that you will commit to completing.  At the start of your search, begin with small tasks and continue to larger tasks as your desired results develop and your confidence in your strategies increases. The repetition of your career search plan is a great way to build and improve your time management ...
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Are Your Skills Current?

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” ~ Vince Lombardi During your career search, keeping your industry skills current and relevant should be a constant and consistent focus throughout your search. It is important for you to practice your craft daily and not let excessive time pass to the point that your skills only read well on your resume. ...
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Pay It Forward By Sharing

During your career search the desired end-result is to a secure a position in your preferred industry that is ideal for your career path. Your career search will often gift you many personal and professional lessons and beneficial resources. There is no need to be reluctant with sharing your acquired career search tips, insights, and professional networking leads that has not be designated as exclusive to you. Sharing your career search ...
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Be On Time

During your career search it is important for you to be on time for every appointment and deadline that is requested of you.  Being on time is a sign of respect and shows that you take being considered for a potential position seriously.  Not being on time for interviews or data submission deadlines will not be viewed as favorable by a potential employer. Aim not to let nervousness or insignificant situations cause delay for you during your ...
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A Scene Change Can Be Prosperous For You

Do not let your fears choose your destiny. ~ Unknown   Be open to relocating to launch, change, or advance your career. Some people have reservations about packing up and moving to a new location. Others are eager to experience the new adventures a location change will bring. If you are on the fence about relocating for an ideal professional opportunity due to personal reasons; make a list of pros and cons. Set aside dedicated time the ...
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What Does Your Career Portfolio Say About You?

One of the most powerful tools you can create and promote during your career search other than your resume is a career portfolio. Your portfolio is a great opportunity for you to display your professional accomplishments and awards. When developing your career portfolio the presentation format and creative ideas are endless. Your presentation can be produced as a brag book or through an online portfolio source. Your portfolio should be ...