Tag Archives: unemployment

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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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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10 Tips for Staying Organized & Motivated During Unemployment

  To stay organized and motivated when working at home, you need balance. Though you are unemployed, you DO have a job:  Finding a job.  If you’re having a hard time getting organized now that you are home all day, … 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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