Are You Addicted to Job Hunting?

Alcoholics. Workaholics. Shopaholics Chocoholics. We’ve all heard these words to describe individuals who are addicted to a substance or activity. They generally carry with them a connotation that denotes that the people in question cannot control their behaviors when it comes to said substance/activity to the point that it negatively impacts their lives. They obsess […]

Three Ways to Defeat a Bad Attitude

My friend and fellow career pro Julie Walraven has written many posts on attitude and how one’s attitude can help or harm a job search. They are quite good at getting a person to think about the choices being made in life, particularly how a bad attitude after a setback can pull you off the […]

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Previously, I retweeted the following quote by Plato: “Self-conquest is the greatest of victories.” But I rather like the full quotation of his from which this paraphrase came: “The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.” I’ve talked about how the […]

Counteracting Negative Messages

You know how you get a song stuck in your head and you just can’t shake it? I’ve had that issue for a few days now, courtesy of a Facebook friend. And because I’m a big believer in sharing, you can watch the video below 🙂 Goofy songs that stick in your brain might make […]

Stress on the Job Hunt

Dan Rockwell wrote a post that talks about four causes of leadership stress. Those four stressors relate quite well to job seeking and career management, as well. 1.“Living out of synch with who you are.” There’s been considerable discussion on my blog about being authentic, particularly when it comes to personal branding. If you try […]

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