Tag Archives: managing your career

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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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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Leadership: Finding the Best, Being the Best

Leadership What does it really mean?  Are you a leader?  Are you seeking a leader for your organization?  How do you know if you are performing as a top leader?  How do you know if you’ve found the best leader … Continue reading

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Integrity in Your Job Search & Career

Recently I was reviewing a career-type website to determine whether or not I wanted to link to it from this blog.  I’d exchanged a few emails with its owner who, of course, was pushing for the link. Just when I … 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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Linking Up by Linking In: LinkedIn and Your Career

The Situation: You need a job. You spend day after day searching the job boards online. You’ve sweated over your résumé and perhaps even paid a professional to write one for you. Still, all you receive is rejection after rejection, … Continue reading

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