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Frequently Asked Job Search Questions – and Answers!

by Robyn Winters, Career Strategist

August 11, 2017

Most people have needed to look for work at one time or another. Regardless of (1) when that happened, (2) the process you used, or (3) how long it took you to find the position that made you happy and productive, there are always questions that arise about how to do things…the right way! While […]

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9 Guidelines for Working with Your Professional References

by Robyn Winters, Career Strategist

February 14, 2017

Professional references can be among your most valuable asset, because they can be the difference between your landing a job – or not. A reference can become a positive asset in your job search, shaping the perception of you and your work to prospective employers and/or hiring managers. Providing references can provide insight into how others […]

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5 Steps Women Can Take When Transitioning Back to Work

by Sheila Solomon Rudd, Executive Director

November 22, 2016

You’ve had the full-time job of raising kids for several years, and now you feel it’s time to return to the workforce. Where do you begin? Juggling a career and family is challenging – and just the thought of returning to work can be overwhelming. By learning how to pursue a career path that is […]

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7 Things Recent College Graduates Should NOT Do in a Job Interview

by Sheila Solomon Rudd, Executive Director

July 18, 2016

According to a survey conducted by recruiting firm, Adecco, hiring managers are three times more likely to hire someone who is 50-years-old or older, rather than a college graduate or a “millennial.” Why? The 501 recruiters surveyed cited their biggest concern with hiring recent college graduates was long-term commitment, professionalism, reliability, and lack of interview […]

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5 Things that Can Kill a College Graduate’s Résumé

by Robyn Winters, Career Strategist

June 28, 2016

According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), close to 1.9 million students in the United States will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in 2016. Unfortunately, many of you who are graduates will apply for jobs using résumés with the types of mistakes that can severely hurt your chances to obtain the job of […]

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CAREER TRANSITION: NO LONGER AT WORK, WHAT DO I DO NOW?

by Bob Barry, Career Strategist

June 6, 2016

Career transition is a difficult thing to go through. It tests your self-esteem, your courage, your faith, your self-discipline, and sometimes your endurance. The job has ended. There’s no work to get up for, no place you must drive to, no desk or workstation awaiting your arrival. What do you do?     Well, now […]

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Personal Organization: The Key to a Successful Job Search

by Bob Barry, Career Strategist

May 19, 2016

One common mistake made by those in career transition, especially first-timers, is to underestimate the difficulty of a job search. A second common mistake is not to treat a job search as a full-time job. If you question how I would know that, let me share my credentials with you. Today, I spend a lot […]

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Robyn Winters’ S.M.A.R.T. Recipe

by Robyn Winters, Career Strategist

March 3, 2016

As someone who has lived through multiple career transitions, I know and understand that it can be a frustrating process. As someone who has survived – and also thrived – following career transitions, I also know and understand that there is hope and that, amid the many questions, there are answers.       I’ve […]

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