Tag Archives: professionals over 40

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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NPO Leadership: CEOs with Control Issues

The NPO CEO with control issues — Is the organization doomed for failure?  Yes, it is. I’ve written about leadership, and I’ve written about nonprofits, but I’ve yet to write specifically about nonprofit leadership.  It’s time. And, for the record … Continue reading

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Seek & Find: Love & Labor — Get a Job, Find a Date

Seek & Find: Love & Labor We each spend a good deal of time in our respective life journeys simply seeking.  We seek jobs.  We seek love.  We seek comfort, convenience, compassion, and culture.  We seek happiness, contentment, and success. … 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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The Start-Up: Stages, Pros & Cons, and Your Employment Options

Are you considering a position with a start-up? If so, you are urged to read this first! With the difficulties faced in the job market, it might be tempting to consider joining a start-up company or organization.  After all, the … Continue reading

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How To Deal With Job Search Rejection

What follows is my absolute best advice on how best to deal with those rejection letters you will receive as a result of your job search: ~Lynda C. Watts About the Author Find Lynda on LinkedIn Send Lynda an email

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