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Are you a job hopper? Does that make you bad?

When I started my career transition, I had an old school mentality about “job-hopping.” I’d always heard you needed to stay at each job at least 1 – 2 years otherwise, you’d get a bad reputation for being a job-hopper. If you’re willing to take charge of your career, take risks, and move into roles where you’ll grow, you’ll get rewarded both professionally and financially regardless of how much you’re “jumping around.”

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What’s your why in the job search?

Do you know what your WHY is? If you don’t know your why, then you’ll never make the tough (daily) decisions that make your job search successful. Job searching is hard. It’s a lot of work. When you know your WHY, you’ll be motivated to take the right action quickly.

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Learning through Reflection

We can learn through reflection.
During our 2020 year of COVID global pandemic and quarantine, have you been fortunate enough to keep your job or even find a better one? If you’re actively job searching, what have you done to improve your job searching skills?

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Are you grateful or entitled in your job search?

As 2020 comes to a close, everything about this year has been really tough. Are you grateful for the opportunities that cross your desk?  Or instead, are you angry that you’re not getting the responses that you feel you deserve and are entitled? Take a step back and think about which word describes you better – grateful or entitled.

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When should I share my references? by Coach Caroleen
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When should I share my references during the job search?

Have you worked with a recruiter that wanted your references right off the bat?  You haven’t been submitted for a job. You haven’t scheduled an interview. You haven’t gotten a job offer. Yet the recruiter wants your references right away. When is the right time to share your references?

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