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Need More Emotional Bounce? Try Mental Hygiene

Published on January 21, 2017 at 8:42 pm

    Thanks to the American Dental Association, everyone knows excellent dental hygiene requires brushing and flossing twice a day. We know this daily practice prevents cavities. But not many of us know that daily mental hygiene can build and strengthen emotional resilience.  Career decisions, transitions, and job-hunting require extra emotional bounce. One can ward off job related doldrums by practicing emotional hygiene. Everyday, ... View Article »

Bring your Halo to Interviews

Published on February 26, 2016 at 2:44 pm

Try to get your arms around this: The most qualified applicant does not always get the job offer. Counterintuitive but true! Here’s why: The job offer most often goes to the applicant who genuinely connects with the hiring manager and demonstrates they will add balance and value to the existing team’s strengths and weaknesses. The above infographic demonstrates the power non-verbal ... View Article »

Build Authentic Self-Confidence

Published on July 12, 2014 at 4:42 pm

How would you feel if someone you know and loved constantly talked to you this way? “How could you do that?” “You’re so stupid!” “What the hell is wrong with you?” “You’re an idiot!” “When will you learn?” In my career consulting practice, I sometimes observe clients refer to THEMSELVES in these harsh ways. Paradoxically, I’ve noticed the same clients ... View Article »


Published on April 24, 2014 at 8:34 pm

            One of my clients just messaged me asking me for an some advice about an Informational Interview she will be conducting next week. Here’s what I shared with her.  What’s an Informational Interview? It’s an interview that the job seekers request from well-connected people or potential to employers. How did you get your start? ... View Article »