fear

Network on Your own Terms

I’m a so-so networker and truthfully, that’s progress for me. Never one to feel comfortable talking to people I don’t know, crowded noisy networking events— fuhgeddaboudit. It took starting my coaching practice and working with college students who needed help to get over their fears about networking  to get me to face my own. Like […]

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rejection

You Get Knocked Down and Get Up Again. Five Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job Offer

You were a promising candidate. The interviews went well but you didn’t get the job. Rejection sucks. It also sucks you’ll likely never hear from the employer as to know why. Employers explain they need to protect themselves against lawsuits. That’s true. It’s also true that most employers are simply horrible at closing the loop. Here […]

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close the loop

You Got The Job. Before You Start, Close The Job Search Loop

You sent off your cover letters and resumé and completed the required online applications. You conducted informational interviews, talked to people in your career field who connected you to other professionals in the field. You interviewed, worked through case studies, presented your recommendations, participated in more interviews, and finally after all your hard work you […]

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