Tag Archives: making a change

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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Layoffs, Injuries, Superheros and Autism: Facing Adversity

It’s All Good! You FINALLY get an offer for what promises to be a great job — and you accept! All there’s left to do is pack up, move out, and get settled in a new city.   Penalties be damned, you cash … Continue reading

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Storms & Perspectives: The Value of Change in Hard Times

Countless motivational sites, free email subscriptions to daily motivational quotes, and well-intended “uplifting” rhetoric from every talking head on the tube, have combined to dilute the value of what we know as “motivation.” Like the calluses our hands develop from … Continue reading

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The Career Coach: Worthwhile or Worthless?

I began this series with the article Want to Find Employment? Stop Looking for a Job! — the result of my interview with career coach Randy Block. In this second installment to the series, we’ll dive right into the question … Continue reading

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An Open Door

We all know the saying, “When one door closes, another door opens.”  And as difficult as it may be when a door slams into your backside, the excitement of what lies ahead will quickly ease the pain — if you’re … Continue reading

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