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Category: Next Career Steps

Five Signs You’re Ready for a Major Career Change

To say that these are uncertain times is a giant understatement. Given all the uncertainty, many professionals are wondering if they should jump ship or stay put and wait out the storm. If you've been laid off, should you make a major career change or try to re-enter your prior field? Read on to learn…
Five Signs You're Ready for a Major Career Change
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Making a Career Change After 40? Avoid These Five Mistakes!

Are you considering a career change after 40? There are likely many questions swirling around your head. Am I too old for a career change? Do I have relevant skills for a career change? Can I be successful making a career change after 40? After I turned 40 it was like a fire lit up…
Making a career change after 40?
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The Top Mistakes I Made When Starting an Online Business

Since childhood I've always dreamed of being a writer. In elementary school I told ghost stories on rainy days when the playground was too soaked for playing. I wrote silly poems in class that made my friends laugh. For many years I was focused on publishing a children's book. But the road was long and…
Top Ten Mistakes I've Made Starting an Online Business
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Need a Career Makeover? Not sure where to start? Read On!

My career was in desperate need of a makeover. I knew I did not need or want to embark on some Eat-Pray-Love-type-of-life makeover. This was more along the lines of a new hair cut, and maybe a new dress to go along with it, mini makeover. In other words, I didn't need a whole new…
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Top Networking Tips for Moms Returning to Work

As a mom re-entering the workforce there are countless things you are probably thinking about. Updating your resume, writing that dreaded cover letter, and preparing for the (gulp) interview are no doubt top concerns. Figuring out how you're going to balance being a mom with the demands of a new job is probably also front…
Top Networking Tips for Moms Returning to Work
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Considering a Career Change? Ask Yourself These Five Questions First!

Career change can be both exciting and scary. You probably have lots of questions swirling around your head. For example, where do you start? How do you know if you're making the right decision? What if you make a change and wind up hating it? If you are a mom re-entering the workforce, you have…
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Five Important Steps to Take After a Layoff

If you are currently experiencing unemployment or think you might soon experience a layoff, there are five important steps you can take to be more in control. Due to COVID-19 there have been a record number of industries laying off workers, so you are not alone! According to the Department of Labor (DOL),  new unemployment…
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Biggest Interview Mistakes for Moms Returning to Work

Interviewing is stressful. Returning to the workforce after taking time away is stressful. I know because I've been there. Based my own painful experience, I want to make sure you know how to avoid the biggest interview mistakes for moms returning to work. You might find yourself second guessing your background. Or question your decision…
The Number One Secret to Interview Success
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