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Career Resolutions to Get Your Year in Gear

If you’re like most people, you’re probably considering a few resolutions to help motivate you into becoming a better version of yourself in the year to come. The end of a year lends itself to reflection; a look inward or a hope for more tangible progress. But resolutions need to be the right size and scope in order to be effective. People…

Focus on Career Trends: Bridging the Skills Gap Without Breaking the Bank

Focus on Career Trends: Bridging the Skills Gap without Breaking the Bank If you’re like many job seekers, you read through the list of requirements for an open position and compare it against your existing skill set. Sure, soft skills are an easy enough sell. You can certainly describe yourself as a highly driven team player with excellent communication skills without anyone…

Put Yourself First (Even if You Think You Can’t)

Take a moment and think about all the people in your life that you feel some sense of responsibility for. If you were to map out a typical day, how much time would be spent doing things for yourself? Try to go beyond the nuts and bolts of adult responsibilities like bill paying and grocery shopping. I’m talking about experiencing moments where…

Mind the Gap! Bridging the Gap Between Grads and Employers

College students and recent grads, you do not have it easy. The job market is competitive and some potential employers can give off that “you’re lucky to be considered for a job right out of school” attitude. Chances are everyone is asking what makes you different or what sets you apart from your competitors. The reality is, you’ve only just begun to…

Don’t Let Your Distraction Lead to Inaction – Part I

Our lives today are chaotic and filled with distractions, whether you have an ADD/ADHD diagnosis or not. We are receiving more and more calls from clients with these diagnoses, but we have found that, in general, people in career transition have a very hard time maintaining their focus.  Navigating a job search can be challenging enough without ADHD adding its “special sauce”…

In The Spirit of Gratitude

It’s Thanksgiving! ‘Tis the season for gratitude. Of course, feeling thankful shouldn’t be an annual occurrence – daily is optimal. But, there is something about this time of year when the expressions of gratitude are most abundant that is especially heart warming.  No matter what you celebrate, how you celebrate, or if you celebrate, it just feels good to pause and reflect on…