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Pursuing Meaningful Work: How to Overcome the Overwhe...

Changing a Career Means Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone    “There are no constraints on the human mind, no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our progress except those we ourselves erect”  These words, spoken by Ronald Reagan in his “State of the Union Address” in February 1985, were meant to shatter…

Resume Tips: Retooling Your Resume this Labor Day

Here are some brief tips on retooling your resume. Contact a career counselor in Houston if you need help tailoring your resume for your job search. Find a specific resume and cover letter example that matches just what you are looking for! Eddins Counseling is pleased to offer access to career related resources and premium resume templates. Click…

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Resume Tips to Get Your Resume Noticed

How Important is Your Resume? Due to the competitiveness of today’s job market and ability to send out resumes en masse, it’s especially important to take time to craft an effective resume. You want your resume to stand out in the crowd! Some basic resume tips are covered in this article. With a window of…

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Managing Job Burnout

In today’s busy society, it’s easy to operate at full capacity on a regular basis at work. Many people are working longer hours and taking on more responsibilities. There are more demands, information, stimuli and the threat of job loss. What are the effects? Burnout. Though you may feel that you have the energy to…

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Quick Tips for Successful Career Networking

Networking is about making connections with people. Networking is a helpful strategy for career research, your job search and building business relationships with others. It’s about connecting with like-minded people to establish relationships. This article looks at the benefits of networking, and gives you key actions to network more effectively. Networking can bring up fearful…

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Top 10 Ways to Cope with Career Transition

Job transitions can be stressful—whether they’re due to layoff, a new job or working extra hours because others workers were laid off. If you’re facing one, consider the following.   1. Take an honest look at yourself. What are your strengths, weaknesses, skills? How did those influence—positively or negatively—your transition?   2. Step up your…

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I Should be Further Along in My Career

“I should be further along in my career.” most of the clients arrive in my Houston office saying that. Sometimes, clients postponed seeing a career counselor because of the embarrassment from their situation as a result. They keep imagining that they are alone in feeling out of place, while their co-workers and friends are contentedly established.…


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