In Too Much of a Hurry

One of the “momisms” I heard from time to time when I was growing up was this: “The hurrieder you go, the behinder you get.” Usually, she would have to remind me of this truth when I was rushing all over the place trying to get things accomplished. The reality was, however, that the running […]

Correcting Missteps

If you’ve visited The Job Quest over the past few days, you will have noticed that things look a little different around here. Oh, it’s the same blog you’ve come to know and love, but it’s a little sleeker, a little faster. Many thanks to Kim Woodbridge of (Anti) Social Development for all her great […]

Sometimes You Just Gotta Laugh

I awoke with a start as my husband bolted upright in bed and moaned, “Oh, no! I forgot to set my alarm!” It was 4:25 am, and he has to be at work by 4:30 am. Given that he has a 45-minute drive to get to work, there was no way he was going to […]

Writing for Your Audience

I read a post on Men with Pens that talked about how to keep the proper focus with copywriting, and there was so much in it that clicked with me in regard to résumé and cover letter writing. Here’s an excerpt: “…readers simply want information. They don’t care about the artistry. They aren’t looking for […]

Are You Letting Your Comfort Zone Limit You?

Being risk-averse. Avoiding mistakes. Having a fear of failure. All of the above seem to feed that same place that causes people to retreat to their comfort zones. By staying in that safe, warm spot, there’s nothing happening with the career path. That is a problem whether you are looking to change careers, get a […]

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