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The New Job Search Accountability Group Rules!

After working in and watching Job Search Accountability Groups form and fold through the years, I have a theory about what makes and sustains an effective Accountability Group. I have created a set of rules that may help those of you who are in groups already and want to create some structure to the group’s interaction or for those of you who are considering forming a new Accountability Group.
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Job Search Success

Are You Ready for Some Good News? Honestly, this is really happening!  Ring the bell! Sound the Gong! Our success is generated from the success of our clients – who received Power Connections outplacement services from our generous corporate customers.
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Job Search Tip: Answer Your Phone! Your Cat Will Thank You

Recruiters are calling, but candidates aren’t picking up. Sounds implausible doesn’t it?  During this time of our lives, when the unemployment rate sky rocketed over the last 4 weeks, when companies have been mandated to shut down operations and we are all in pseudo-isolation mode, why wouldn’t someone out of work answer their phone?
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Here’s the Trouble with Burnout

It’s a nasty, bad condition; definitely not good for you! In my coaching of executives, I have noticed a general theme with business executives who are burned out. How does it happen? What are solutions? This is a must read.
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Another Platform: Thriving

So here it is, I am going way out on a limb: I am of the platform that has to do with Thriving. Give me a man or woman, regardless of their age, religion, gender preference, disability (and any of the other classifications), who desires the chance to pursue meaningful work, be productive, be a provider, to contribute, improve their own lives, their family’s lives and the lives around them, and I am for that political platform.
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The Best Career Advice

The BEST career advice I have ever received was gifted to me 20 years ago.  At that time, I reported to a Divisional President, who said to me “To be successful, you need to be the expert in what you do.  You need to be the one that everyone thinks of, that everyone calls, when they have a question or need of information about that thing that you do.”
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The ABCs of Job Search Pain

If you’ve ever experienced an “unplanned” separation from your employer, then you have most certainly experienced one or more of the job search pains that are in this list. Even though most people have experienced being unemployed at least once in their careers, more often than not, being unemployed presents some challenges and complications.
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