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The Cycle of Professional Development

Gaining professional experience is a continuous cycle, like mastering the game of chess. Strategies and tactics are being challenged and developed on an ongoing basis. Experiencing your next level of professional best is influenced by multiple factors, being receptive to feedback to seeking training opportunities. Other factors involve not letting the seasons of highs and lows in life divert you from staying committed to your professional ...
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Plan to Master Your Time

Time management can be labeled the Achilles heel for many in the workplace. The need to master the process of how you manage your time can crystalize through missed deadlines, inaccurate completion of tasks, or lack of time to be available for your direct reports and colleagues. Whatever prompts your focus to master your time, your efforts must be rooted in planning. There are multiple time management strategies for you to review and test. ...
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Be Loyal To Your Definition of Success

Are you professionally settling? You’ve thrown in the towel, and you’ve accepted that your current role and professional experiences are apropos with your revised definition of success. My next question to you is, “Why are you choosing not to be determined to live your definition of success?” Life is too short not be focused and committed to developing yourself to experience promotion and next-level opportunities. ...
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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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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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Do You Know Your Industry’s Language?

Your ability to speak the language of your chosen industry is important not only when interviewing but also when conversing with various industry professionals. Taking the time to learn your industry language including acronyms and jargon beyond the textbooks is essential to your professional success. Being able to effectively communicate as an industry professional will prompt other professionals to view you as credible and increase your ...
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Be Confidently Interview Ready

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” –Arthur Ashe During an interview it is important for you not to sell yourself or your industry expertise small. Your resume and/or referral secured the opportunity for you to interview. In most cases, your confidence and ability to effectively explain your skills and knowledge will advance you to the next step in the interview process. ...
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Stay Focused and Energized

During your career search journey it is important for you to take time to do something fun or spend time with people who you enjoy. Being consistent in your daily checklist is paramount to the success of your career search.  It is equally important for you to restore your spirit and mind with sanity balms and soul motivators. Scheduling or being spontaneous to create cherished memories at one of your favorite venues can help you diffuse ...