One Size Does Not Fit All

There’s little wonder why so many people dread shopping for clothes. Rarely does anything fit right. You may think you are a certain size, but that doesn’t always hold true — you may be one size smaller in one brand of clothing and three sizes bigger in another brand. Or a pair of jeans may […]

It’s Not About the Money

I saw this stream of consciousness that says, in part: “We like to kid ourselves that a grey, listless life of mediocrity is fine and dandy, so long as we’re being paid well enough.” That statement stuck with me so much that I actually had a dream about it. In the dream, I could picture […]

Compelling Reasons to Not Consider a Counteroffer

If you are a passive job seeker, one part of the process that is more of an afterthought (if that) is the possibility of a counteroffer from your employer. You may be so fixated on finding that next opportunity that it doesn’t even occur to you that there could be any reason for you to […]

Abandon These 10 Bad Habits

In reading 50 Things You Need to Give Up Today, I found many of them can impact the health of your job search and career. I’ll highlight ten of them that I think are particularly important for you to abandon: “Give up trying to be perfect.” We all know that nobody’s perfect, and yet we […]

Taking a Risk “Not a Cure-All”

Joe Sewell made a very astute comment on the post, Are You Letting Your Comfort Zone Limit You? He said: Just have to say that risk-taking and getting out of one’s comfort zone is not the cure-all people want it to be… Sometimes your ‘comfort zone’ exists to tell you that you’re where you need […]

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