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Is it time for a career change? Maybe you want to try out a new industry in an area that’s always piqued your interest. Or, perhaps this is your year to transition toward retirement, or toward making the time you spent working remotely during the pandemic your permanent MO – and that would require changing… Read more »

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Mardi Gras, meaning “Fat Tuesday” in French, is a day of celebration characterized by lively parades, energetic music, and delicious food. It signifies the last day of enjoyment before a period of self-reflection and moderation. This day serves as a reminder that all aspects of life involve a cyclical pattern of abundance and scarcity, and… Read more »

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As businesses navigate the present economic landscape, many have been faced with the difficult decision to lay off employees. While layoffs may be a necessary step for ensuring a company’s long-term sustainability, it can create challenges in executing crucial projects. Recent research indicate that US companies anticipate a heightened rate of hiring in the initial… Read more »

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You already know the value of references who can vouch for you when it comes to landing your next job. After all, recruitment is what you do yourself. But, it’s always helpful to have a few helpful reminders at your fingertips, especially as you make this the year you take your own career to the… Read more »

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Though every company is different, the first few months of the year often tend to be when hiring managers really kick plans into gear to meet their annual staffing needs. Tucked in between the holiday season and spring and summer breaks, February can be an opportune time to finally find that job you would enjoy… Read more »

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Groundhog Day celebrated on February 2nd, is a popular tradition in which a groundhog is said to predict the arrival of spring by either seeing its shadow or not. Punxsutawney Phil, from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, is the famous groundhog who emerges from hibernation on this day and participates in the ceremony every year. Legend has it… Read more »

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There may be many forks in the road to finding your next great job, but one of the best is the one where you have two or more comparably good offers and you have to choose between them. Not a bad spot to be in – but a dilemma nonetheless. After all, you can always… Read more »

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Work/life balance has always been a tricky tightrope to walk. If you go into the office every day, you’re challenged with leaving at a reasonable time, beating the traffic home, and reversing your mindset as you do so. If you work remotely, work/life balance poses unique challenges of its own; namely, how do you stop… Read more »

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Being ready to ace a job interview takes some advance prep, including anticipating and practicing responses to questions that may be asked. Merely coming up with canned responses that could apply to virtually any company and/or interviewers is a good start – it scores about a C or C+ on the “I am ready to… Read more »

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As you were ringing in the New Year, did you realize it might be even happier if you found a new job? If things have become ho-hum, or worse, in your current role, it may indeed be time for a change. If this hits home with you, remember to add some of these tips to… Read more »