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Posted December 18, 2013 by

Doing Just “One Thing” Won’t Necessarily Land Jobs for Recent College Graduates

While most of us have probably heard that “one thing” can make a difference either in our personal or professional lives, sometimes one thing doesn’t automatically lead to success.  For example, people who are trying to land jobs for recent college graduates may need to do many things during their searches.  The following post has more information.

I’ve noticed a phenomenon I’ve dubbed the “‘if I just do this one thing…’ syndrome”. This syndrome seemed so familiar because I used to fall prey to it all the time. You see, when I first began my career coaching business I constantly thought my success was just one step away.

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Dealing with Bad Bosses on Those Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Ways Not to Approach Them

Young professionals who are dealing with bad bosses on their recent college graduate jobs may be tempted to confront them at some point.  However, they should be careful about doing so in the wrong manner.  The following post has five ways not to approach a bad boss.

If you’re depressed, angry or constantly chewing your fingernails to nubs because you have a bad boss, the good news is you’re not alone. Millions of workers join you in your despair and anguish. Yet no matter how miserable you are, you’re probably not going to quit, because let’s face

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

Returning to the Workforce? What to Know if You’re Searching for an Entry Level Job

Whether you are returning to the workforce after having children or otherwise, you may discover some changes.  If you’re searching for an entry level job, the following post has some information you should know.

Our Career Consultant Jean Ottley describes the adjustments needed when planning to return to the workforce. Back to the future – paid work after children I’ve been talking to parents who are getting ready to go back into the…

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Posted August 20, 2013 by

Conquering Impostor Syndrome–7 Lessons from Successful Business Leaders

Joyce Roché

Joyce Roché

Many successful people suffer from impostor syndrome. Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you’re a fraud–and that you’ll be “found out” if you don’t work longer and harder than everyone else. You believe others are more qualified than you, and every time you succeed, you’re not confident you can do it again.

Impostor syndrome is surprisingly common among some of our most successful leaders–whether they’re female, members of a minority group, or white men. Based on my own and others’ experiences with impostor syndrome, here are 7 ways to conquer it. (more…)

Posted May 29, 2012 by

Reality Checks for Your Career

William Frierson of CollegeRecruiter.comDo you have an idea of how you want your career to go? While you may have a career plan, it is important to realize that everything does not always go according to plan. That is why you need a reality check. Keep these thoughts in mind as you prepare for the future: (more…)