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She Re-launched Her Corporate Career After Hitting Rock Bottom

Courtesy of Pixabay "If you really want to do something, you will find a way. If you don't, you will find an excuse.” ~Jim Rohn When you hit rock bottom, there’s nowhere else to go but up! Consider Trudy’s story, a woman I had the honour of … [Continue reading]

Quick Resume Reference Guide at Your Finger Tips

Need a handy guide when writing your own resume? Download a copy of this Infographic. Resume Writing Strategies That Haven't Changed … [Continue reading]

It’s International Women’s Day…So What?

International Women's Day 2019 Normally, I would have a blog post ready to deploy on International Women’s Day, but busyness caught up with me this week, so I am late to the party. As the saying goes, "Better late than never"! Now, the title of … [Continue reading]

12 Productivity Hacks for Very Busy People (Coaches, Job Seekers & Entrepreneurs)

Photo by Tomas Yates on Unsplash “Don’t be Busy. Be Productive!” That’s a line I read recently, and it caused me to stop and think. Sometimes we deceive ourselves in thinking that being productive is tantamount to being busy, or vice versa. … [Continue reading]

Have You Chosen Your WOTY Yet?

Courtesy Pixabay Well, what if I made up the acronym, but it seems WOTY, aka Word-of-the-Year, is quite the craze these days. Some people are choosing to have a Word-of-the-Year instead of making lofty resolutions. Yesterday, I read a LinkedIn … [Continue reading]

I Am Raising My Fees…

...because the last time I had a raise was in 2013. But, that's not the only reason. A lot has happened since. In addition to being a Certified Career Management Coach, I have since earned the CELDC (Certified Executive Leadership Development … [Continue reading]

An Entrepreneurial Dream Come True

"A dream written down with a date becomes a Goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true." -- Greg Reid Jackie Palmer (fourth from right in the top photo frame), was my friend first before … [Continue reading]

Why Microwave Interview Preparation Does not Work

On May 4th I received the following email: “My wife is looking for some coaching on job interviews.  She has had a few recently, but no offers came about.  She is actively looking, and has another phone interview set up very soon.  I would like to … [Continue reading]

How to Quickly Give Your Job Search a Boost

What did you spend the last week doing with your job search? Were you: Hiding behind a computer uploading resume after resume to any company that advertised a vacancy? Applying to every job, whether or not you were qualified for it? … [Continue reading]

How to Negotiate and Get the Salary You Deserve

A survey conducted by Personal Capital Advisors Corporation states that “23% of men and 31% of women don’t negotiate for a higher salary because it’s uncomfortable, but for the brave ones who work up the courage to ask for a raise, or higher starting … [Continue reading]