A Tool to Help You Get Focused, Relax and Get Energized

Here is a great tool that I learned about from one of my clients (we don't always know everything) to help relax, get focused on the things we want to accomplish, and become more energized.  It is called Mandala, which means circle in Sanskrit and is taken from the world of alternative medicine.  According to …

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Is It Time to Put Yourself Back Out There?

Now that the job market is on the upswing,  it might be time to ask if you should put yourself back out in the job market.  Perhaps you got discouraged and stopped looking;  maybe it's time to seek that promotion or make that career change.   The time seems right to dust off the resume and …

Don’t Become a Hostage to Your Computer in Your Job Search

I don't know if it was the recent moon phenomena we experienced or my bad luck, but I had yet another computer crash.  This time, my operating system stopped working.  No virus found so no explanation for it stopping.   You can imagine my panic but this time it was not for my data- I smartened …

Top Five Interview Blunders

Interviewing is an artform to be developed, especially in these challenging times.   As jobs are being added, it is opening up more opportunities for people to become employed or to change jobs.  Employers are still looking for quality hires, which means the job search needs to be focused and consistent.  But how prepared are you …

A Cool Resource to Aid in Researching Companies/Jobs

One of the most important steps in a job-search strategy is knowing the type of company or organization you would like to work in as it must match your personality and your values.  Whether it is a top-down or lateral environment, or an open, creative one the type of culture within the organization should allow …