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12 Powerful Strategies for Exploring Your Life &...

Unhappy with your job? At a loss for identifying career change options? What may seem like a ‘career crisis’ is frequently a crisis of imagination.  If you’re: Feeling stuck or trapped in your current work situation Dreading Monday mornings Don’t see a future where you’re at or At a loss to know what other options…

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3 Tips for Finding Meaningful Work with LGBTQ+ Affirm...

Finding the right job or career is a challenge shared by many, but it can be even more challenging for LGBTQ+ job seekers due to societal, legal, and cultural factors. Since we spend much of our day working, it is important to reflect on the satisfaction you gain from your career. For LGBTQ+ individuals, this…

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Feeling Stuck at Your Job? – What You Can Do to Adv...

You enjoy your work and are good at your job. Yet, at the same time, you feel stuck, feeling you have few opportunities to get ahead. Career advancement is important regardless of your field of work. After all, you want to continue to learn, grow, and keep things fresh. If you feel stalled at work, it…

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What is Your Ideal Work Environment?

How to Identify Your Ideal Work Environment: Evaluate your Likes/Dislikes We spend a large percentage of time and life in our careers. So it certainly makes sense to pursue a career that is enjoyable and satisfying. There are many factors that go into career satisfaction. One is finding the right work environment. Let’s get started…

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What Are Your Skills?

Yes, You Have Skills! Knowing your strongest skills can help you identify good-fit positions and market yourself for the job. Identifying your skills can help you in your job search and interview process. When writing your resume you’ll want to include examples of your top skills and strengths. This provides “proof” to an employer that…

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Identify Your Work & Career Values to Make Infor...

What are Career & Work Values? Work values reflect the qualities of a career or job that are satisfying, rewarding and motivating to you. They reflect what you want in a career. This includes factors such as what type of environment and working conditions are an ideal fit for you, your preference in work relationships,…

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Feeling Stuck in Your Career? 7 Steps to Making Posit...

Are you sensing a career change is needed, but feeling lost about what steps to take? What would your life look like if you had more clarity about how to achieve your career goals? Each of us walk a unique path towards career fulfillment. Our career guide will help you  take the first steps towards clarity.…

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Use Your Strengths for Increased Career Happiness

Want to feel more joy in your career? One factor those who feel happy at work have in common is that they utilize their key strengths on a regular basis. Gallup research has shown that people who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged at work. Martin Seligman’s research…

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Dealing with Anxiety & Depression in the Job Sea...

Dealing With Anxiety and Depression Sometimes career unhappiness can lead to discouragement, self-doubt, feelings of inadequacy, hopelessness and depression. Once this happens, it is difficult to muster the motivation to change your career or life situation. This can lead to a lack of self-esteem in your professional role while not necessarily in your basic self-concept…

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Using Your Career Accomplishments to Communicate Your...

Clarifying Your Career Accomplishments Whether you are looking for a job or wanting to advance your career within your current organization, it is essential to recognize, capture, clarify and communicate your career accomplishments and key strengths to decision-makers.  The foundational tool for communicating your accomplishments is the S.T.A.R story. Situation – a brief synopsis of…

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Coping with a Job Loss

Losing one’s job is a life-changing event affecting many areas of one’s life. In addition to the pressure of finding a new job, financial, familial and emotional stresses ensue. Losing one’s job ranks among the top 10 of 43 stressful life events. Job loss causes severe stress. For workers who have worked a long time…

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Personality Attributes of People Deeply Satisfied wit...

Below lists the personality characteristics of people who have found deeply satisfying careers and are able to maintain that satisfaction over their lifespan. This list was compiled from a study of individuals who were happy and deeply satisfied with their work and career path. Can you identify with any of the items on the list?…

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Do You Have Career Anxiety?

You May Be Experiencing Career Anxiety if You Answer Yes to the Following: Does thinking about your future feel overwhelming and stressful? Do you have doubts about your future or the decisions you make? Do you find yourself saying, “I’m just not sure what to do!”   Choosing a major, deciding on a career path,…


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