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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.

My Favorite Questions for Making Tough Decisions

Sometime you’ll encounter tough decisions that can leave you wallowing in indecision, such as whether to change jobs or careers, end a relationship, move to a new city, or pursue a new lifestyle direction. There are many processes you can use to make intelligent decisions, but all of them have shortcomings when you’re dealing with […]

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Caffeine-Free Year

One of my goals for 2017 is to go caffeine-free for the entire year. This includes having no coffee, espresso, tea (black, green, white), caffeinated soda, chocolate, cocoa, cacao, etc. Herbal tea that’s naturally caffeine-free is okay though. I feel this is something I just don’t need in my life this year. My mind feels […]

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How Beautiful Can Your Resume Be?

You know that your resume should contain all the right information. But do looks matter? If you’re in the creative arts, or in a profession where creativity matters (teaching, public relations, journalism, architecture, etc.) your resume may be a reflection of your personal style and taste. Adding style and drama to your presentation may get […]

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4 Secrets to a Successful Performance Improvement Conversation

You sit down for an earnest performance improvement conversation. Things improve for a minute. And the next day (or the day after), she’s back to her “hot mess” behavior. Sound familiar? Maybe it’s her. Some people are hard to reach. But before you write her off as “unfixable,” take a hard look at your approach. […]

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3 Ways to Rock Your Role in the New Year

Carol was visibly shaken on the other end of the phone. Karin, you know that new job I got, well I lost it. I mean, it’s not really my fault, the contract they had anticipated didn’t come through. I get it. But what bothers me more than anything is what my boss said a few […]

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Don’t Ever Complain about a Job Interview Again

Edison, looking for a few bright bulbs. We take it for granted that we must interview before being offered a job. We practice for interviews  – and dread them – as if they were inquisitions, but we hardly ever stop to think about who invented this particular form of torture. The answer shouldn’t surprise you, […]

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Save 33% on SBI Through January 6th

If you’re interested in building your own passive income streams (also called evergreen income), a good service to help you achieve that goal is Site Build-It (SBI). They’re currently running a 33% off special from now through January 6th at 12 noon Eastern time. If you want to learn more about SBI and why I […]

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Focus on the Process, Not the Outcome

Not Charles. Take a lyre player: he’s relaxed when he performs alone, but put him in front of an audience, and it’s a different story, no matter how beautiful his voice or how well he plays the instrument. Why? Because he not only wants to perform well, he wants to be well received – and […]

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7 Surefire Ways to Gain More Credibility in the New Year

It’s the time of year where many of us are talking about what we want to lose–a few pounds, some bad habits, a toxic relationship. Today, I’m inviting you to consider what you have to gain– investing in a few key actions to improve your credibility and enhance your reputation. 7 Surefire Ways to Gain More […]

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Broken Edges

What do you do when you know something isn’t quite working, such as a job, a creative project, a business idea, or a relationship? How do you turn that inner feeling of misalignment into a practical growth experience, so you can ultimately create or discover a better match? I’ll share a pretty straightforward process that […]

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