Archive | September, 2013

Take Ten Years Off

I’m a Baby Boomer (proud member since 1958.) I hear from other Boomers all the time about how their age is keeping them from competing in the job market today.  They claim that recruiters take one look at their face or (graying) hair and make a quick decision to move on to a younger candidate. […]

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Don’t Be a Jack of All Trades on Your Resume

Update-Your-Resume Month (September) may be winding down, but it’s never too late for tips from the organization that created the month. Here’s the first of six: Target and Be Specific. Employers aren’t looking for a jack of all trades. Instead, they want a specialist to meet the needs of their position. A job seeker with […]

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Find leadership opportunities in networking groups

One of the best ways to grow in your leadership capabilities is to get involved with a networking organization. Serving in a leadership capacity is great exposure for your career and offers leadership growth. Here are some steps for growing in the networking groups: Find a networking organization that aligns with your industry or trade. […]

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Lifestyle Connect – Sep 28 in Bucharest, Romania

Here’s a pleasant surprise for anyone in or near Bucharest, Romania this Saturday. I’ve been in Europe for about 3.5 weeks now, most of it spent in Bucharest. While I’ve been here, enjoying a whirlwind of amazing social connections and new experiences, I saw that there was some serious demand for a live personal growth […]

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What do you like about your boss?

Over the years, I’ve heard many people complain about their bosses. Who knows if it’s true or not, but regardless the damage has been done and the employee doesn’t like their boss anymore. That’s really too bad because a solid relationship with your boss can make a HUGE difference in your work satisfaction. Some comments […]

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Ten Years On

  Let me start by saying I was an early adopter of LinkedIn and somewhat of an evangelist for the service. I urged NETSHARE members to set up profiles and connected with them. I’m part of the OpenLink network and do my best to pay it forward. Maybe it’s me, but lately I’ve been feeling […]

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Ten Years On

  Let me start by saying I was an early adopter of LinkedIn and somewhat of an evangelist for the service. I urged NETSHARE members to set up profiles and connected with them. I’m part of the OpenLink network and do my best to pay it forward. Maybe it’s me, but lately I’ve been feeling […]

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Guest Post: Five Reasons Not to Pick a Career

A guest post by Josh Weiss-Roessler There are a lot of factors you have to consider when you’re embarking on a new career. For example, will the job require you to live in a certain location? Does it require an advanced degree? Does it involve working from home or in an office environment? While there […]

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Embrace the New

When I don’t have strong clarity about what I want to experience next in my life, I like to explore something new. I know that I want to keep growing, so I seek out new growth experiences, new places, new people. Anything new. This default decision to embrace the new has been a powerful heuristic […]

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Art of the Resume Continues to Evolve

Content from our resume-writing partner,  Great Resumes Fast: About GreatResumesFast.comIt’s funny how I get calls from clients sometimes and they say something along the lines of: I haven’t written a resume in 10 to 15 years, and it’s changed so much I have no idea what it’s supposed to look or sound like. How true, […]

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