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The BlogNotions Career Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the Career industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on topics like improving your current career, taking the steps to start a new one, and much more more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Building Brand Awareness: July Frontline Festival

Welcome back to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival. This month’s festival is about building brand awareness. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! Next month’s Frontline Festival is all about team building. What’s your favorite team building experience? What are your best practices for building teams?  Submit […]

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5 Surprising Reasons Your Ideas Aren’t Being Heard

Have you ever felt this way? You’ve got great ideas. You care deeply. AND you’re frustrated. Why is no one picking up what you’re putting down? Don’t give up. Take a careful look at your idea in the context of your other behaviors and interaction with the team. Five Surprising Reasons Your Ideas Aren’t Being […]

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Work is Hard, and Working Harder is Not the Answer

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] This is one of a series of posts on The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-to-5. In The End of Jobs, Taylor Pearson says that even highly trained and credentialed workers are finding that it’s harder and harder to find quality jobs after graduation. “The […]

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How Do I Find a Great Mentor?

I can’t tell you how many times someone has asked me to be their mentor, and when I asked what they were looking to accomplish–I was met with a blank stare. I guess they were just looking for me to start espousing wisdom to help get their career to the next level. But mentoring doesn’t work […]

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Know Like and Trust

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] Jim Smith SPHR, recently addressed the Jacksonville SHRM (Society for Human Resources Management) organization. Smith is an executive and life coach, international speaker, author, and change strategist. His workshop was titled “Your Title May Be Human Resources, But Trust Me: You’re in Marketing!” He gave excellent advice to HR professionals […]

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How to Motivate Yourself When You’re Exhausted

You’ve been working long hours, fighting the political and logistical battles to do what’s right for the business–and just as you think everything’s on track, the landscape changes… a merger, a reorganization, reduced funding… and you feel like you’re starting all over again. Most of the time when people come to me feeling burned out […]

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Think Like a High Earner

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] Liz Ryan is CEO/founder of Human Workplace and author of Reinvention Roadmap. Her writing is dedicated to helping job seekers understand and take charge of the hiring process and how they view their workplace.  One of her recent columns was about how an interview for a six-figure job should differ […]

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The Single Most Important Consideration for your Resume

The Job Search Bible asked a variety of career coaches and authors to give their single best piece of advice to job seekers about their resume.  My contribution and many others are included in this post. I believe that many job seekers don’t think of their resume as a marketing document. They forget to put […]

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Fake It Til You Make It

Embed from Getty Images [embedded content] Valerie Young is the author of The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It.  Among her lessons for (mostly) women who suffer from Impostor Syndrome is “learn to fake it.” Young spends considerable time on […]

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