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Anatomy Of A Thank You Note After Interview

In my latest post for Money and Time, I deconstruct the thank you note after interview. Here is the unedited version: In my recruiting experience, I came across very few thank you notes, which is a shame. A thank you note is one more opportunity for cand...

The Road Teaches the Art of Resilience and Persistence

One day while I was traveling by road, I realized that the road was very similar to our lives. I found turns, smooth stretches, speed breakers, potholes, traffic jams, and complete roadblocks until when I had to make a U-turn and search for a different tr...

The 'M' FACTOR: An Entrepreneur's Staple Diet

When the big idea struck and you knew that your breakthrough thought could change something around you or your environment, something that could lead to an obvious solution or an answer to a long forgotten problem…the moment that turned you into an entrep...

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Empowering Women: Pizza, the Pill & Partnerships

What empowers women? Would you believe pizza and the pill? Take-out pizza and delivery changed women’s lives: working women could now have dinner on the table even if they arrived home late.

Totally Doable Job Tip of the Week: References.

Whether you're in job search mode or not, it's important to know who your go-to reference requests would be.

Dressing for Interview Success – Beyond the Basics

What you wear to your next job interview may be more important than you think. Like it or not, your appearance is the first thing people notice when you walk through the door, and you only have one...

How to Answer "Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?"

"Where do you see yourself in five years?" This question has a strong reputation of striking fear into the heart of interview candidates, but with a well thought-out approach it can be used to your...

Kindness & Curiosity in Coaching

The Golden Rule says we should treat others the way we would want to be treated. In coaching this applies because we should treat each other with respect, dignity and fairness.

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Are You Using Old Techniques For A New Job?

You may not think you’ve changed jobs, but when you go higher in your career (or larger in your business), your role changes, and you essentially have a new job. I write about preparation strategie...

5 Quick Tips To Getting Engaged At Work

Gallup’s 142-country study in 2012 on the State of the Global Workplace found that only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged in their work. Yikes! I absolutely hate hearing statistics like that.

What Female Leaders Can Teach Us About Communication

Men and women communicate differently. We all know this. Both genders have been known to be frustrated by these differences. We do though share one true objective when we speak: to be heard.

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Thinking of Becoming a Stay-at-Home Mom? Leave the Job, Not the Workforce

Next to my divorce, one of the toughest challenges I’ve had in my life was trying to re-enter the workforce after a prolonged absence home with my children. You would think that moving to a...

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