Posts Tagged 'employmentcoach'

20 Common Interview Questions

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Interviews can be extremely nerve-wracking. Let’s dissect the situation: a stranger, who has the power to hire you and shape your career as well as the ability to determine your financial stability, asks you what seems like a thousand questions about your goals, work habits, work ethic, and employment history. Not scary at all, right? 

A quote by Benjamin Franklin states, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” To avoid feelings of fear and distress before an interview, do ...

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Why This Pandemic is Teaching Us the Importance of Self-Love

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Feeling Your Emotions Is an Act of Self-Love 

This lingering pandemic is teaching us many lessons, the least of which is we can’t hide from ourselves anymore. When isolated during restrictions, we must face our trauma. There is no other way. It is an act of courage to deal with our emotions without fearing or running away from them. For in deferring our complex emotions, we postpone our healing. Can you identify? For example, have you been coping with being isolated ...

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Do My Fears Limit My Success?

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“If the plan doesn’t work, change your plans. But keep your goal; it should not change.” 

What do you think is stopping you from experiencing massive success? The kind of success that happens to just a few people in a lifetime. The type of success that allows you to bless your family and loved ones? To create and perpetuate generational success means putting away all fears which so quickly derails us. 

Someone once said that fear is only “False Evidence Appearing Real.” ...

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Born to be a 10: The Journey to Success

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Have you ever wondered what you think about who you are? Many people are taught that their self-worth depends on their accomplishments, and their value in life is due to their contributions to society. When we do well, we are awesome; when that does not happen, we are losers. 

Is it any wonder an executive with a college education working in a high-rise building making a six-figure income feels like he is on top of the world? Conversely, a homeless man ...

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7 Ways to Try on a New Career Before Deciding on It

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Are you unhappy with your career but afraid to make a change because you’re not sure you’ll like it? You may have an idea about what you’d like to do next, but how do you know it’s the right choice? 

We all want to be happy and fulfilled at work. We want something that utilizes skills we like using and feels meaningful to us. 

The Law of attraction tells us that to create what we want; we need to be in vibrational ...

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Strategies for Employee Career Development

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Are you currently at a loss regarding how to develop the techniques to use for career development? Or are you presently feeling trapped and unappreciated within your organization? Do you no longer derive any feeling of meaning or purpose from what you do for a living?  

Within the practice of human resources, we have often observed and counseled, questioned, and helped employees in and similar situations with requisite career advice. Human resource practitioners have developed strategies that can assist employees within ...

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It’s Not About Your Job; It’s About Your Life!

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When it comes to job search and career development, I think 99% of the population has it wrong and “does it backward.” This realization comes from my more than 25 years of experience as a Career Coach and working with thousands of clients. 

Looking back, I believe that this opinion has been developing in my mind for many years. But it was only recently that my thoughts crystallized into a form that I could express in a concise message.  

New clients often ...

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IT’S NATIONAL HIRE A VETERAN DAY

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Good morning all, especially our courageous veterans. Today is National Hire a Veteran Day. Polishing the Professional would like to encourage every able company to offer veterans employment on this day.

Here at Polishing the Professional, we understand the obstacles veterans may face entering back into the workforce. We have a special program specifically for helping military professional that ensures the support of preparing them to enter the workforce. PTP will also help them find employment. Register at Polishingtheprofessional.com ...

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Finding Work In A Competitive Market

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LOOKING FOR A JOB IS A DIFFICULT JOB! It requires one to work day in and day out to find work. It is called the “Competitive Market” for a reason. There is an enormous amount of competition, even for entry-level jobs. Recently, McDonald’s had a national hiring day to employ over 50,000 new associates. Hundreds of thousands of people showed up to get these jobs. Most were not managerial positions, but crew member positions and the competition was enormous. There ...

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Do You Know Where You Are Going?

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When starting your career planning strategy, the first thing we explain to our clients is, to begin with, the end in mind. You cannot get to where you are going without a clear understanding of where you are heading. Think about where it is you want to be in five or perhaps ten years. Once you have a clear vision of what your career and life should look like in that time, you can begin to implement the steps needed ...

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