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My Career Advice To Young People

The career advice I received when I was younger was not very good at all. The message was basically “go to college, get a job, and you will have a happy life and career”. Fortunately, I found my path and I am happy with my career; but with better guidance I would have reached my goals much [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Employable?

I don’t have to tell you that things have changed since the days when people could obtain a position offering a good living and benefits without much education. I live in Michigan where the auto industry has always had an impact on our way of life. You will be hard pressed to find anyone here [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Career Coching, career management, Employment, Job Search|0 Comments

How To Spot The Imposter Resume Writer/Career Coach

I often speak to people who have worked with self-proclaimed Resume Writers and Career Coaches. They usually say they are not happy with the services they were provided but just wanted to mention that they did pay for a resume or career coaching. I feel compelled to apologize since as a Certified Professional Resume Writer [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Thoughts Determine Your Destiny

“I’m not good enough” “No one will ever give me a chance” “All we do is work, weekends are way too short” Do these sound like statements you have mad lately? No matter what negative things come out of your mouth, before you say them, they first occur in your mind. I didn’t realize just [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Ways To Get Experience When You Have None

I’ve worked with people seeking employment for the last eight years. As you might imagine, I’ve encountered my fair share of frustrated people. One of the most common complaints is how to obtain entry-level experience in a field where positions require 2-3 years of experience. This can be a very frustrating conundrum indeed. Here’s a [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search|0 Comments

Do You Own Your Career?

Long boring days, lack of challenges, uninspired, don’t know the next steps? Does this sound like your work week?  If it does, then it’s time that you take ownership of your career. According to a  report by the Conference Board, a New York-based nonprofit research group, 52.3% of Americans reported being unhappy at work. The [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Career Coching, Job Search|0 Comments

Ways Your Job Can Help & Hurt Your Business

I’ve met many people who work a full-time job while also maintaining a business on the side. Most of these individuals have dreams of turning their side business into a full-time endeavor. Unfortunately, in many cases, a consistent income is needed to provide for themselves and their families, so quitting their job is out of [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Take Desperation Out of Your Job Search

Shockingly, a common theme I see when speaking to many people looking for employment is desperation. It’s not unusual to hear “I don’t really have a preference; I just want a job”. They may have begun their search with an idea of the types of activities they wanted to do on a regular basis, or [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search, Resume|0 Comments

Career Coaching: A Life Changing Experience

Career coaching is defined by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as “partnering” with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential.” The key is the focus is on empowering the client to get the most out of their personal and professional potential. This requires that the [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Career Coching, Employment, Job Search|2 Comments

We Are So Much More Than Our Careers

When meeting new people one of the first questions that many ask is “What do you do”? The response is typically something centered around our jobs. I get it, we often spend so much of our time at work that we begin to associate our identity with it. I was very angry a while back. [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments