Tag Archives: Employment

Free Resume Evaluations? What’s the catch?

April, 2016: NOTE TO THOSE WHO ARE OUTSIDE OF THE USA:  There has been an overwhelming increase in the number of evaluation requests I am receiving from people who live outside of the USA.  As an unfortunate result, I must now limit this offer to people … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Frustration of Job Search Rejection

We don’t intentionally set out on a mission, whatever it might be, with the intent of being rejected.  Rejection doesn’t feel good. But for the unemployed, the sting of rejection is all too familiar.  And when that sting is added to … Continue reading

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Is No Job Better than the Wrong Job?

How do you know whether that new job is the right job for you? What can you do to check out — or “vet” — a potential employer before committing yourself to a new position? The importance of a thorough … Continue reading

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A Hiring Story with Update on Lynda C. Watts

To my regular readers, THANK YOU for your patience while I’ve made the transition back into the world of formal employment.  That transition included a move from St. Louis, Mo. to Kansas City (Overland Park), KS — and all that comes with … Continue reading

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Your Resume is Perfect? Check this Check-List First

I really didn’t think there was a need for another article on resume’ writing.  However, after spending the past month reviewing executive-level resume’s, I now know that too many of you don’t know some important resume basics. What follows is … Continue reading

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Q&A: A Follow-Up to the Start-Up

A week ago, I posted an article titled The Start-Up: Stages, Pros & Cons, & Your Employment Options.  I received so much email regarding the issues raised that I knew a follow-up post was warranted.  Then today, a reader affectionately … Continue reading

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Narrowing Your Focus to Expand Your Options

What do you want to be when you grow up?  Do you wear so many hats that their cumulative weight obstructs your true identity? Your various life pursuits — such as finding a job or making a career change — … Continue reading

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