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Coping with Job Loss During the Holidays

By Noelle | November 23, 2015

Updated: October 2022 Losing a job can be difficult any time of year but job loss around the holidays can be even more difficult. There are a number of seasonal …

8 Tips for a Successful Military to Civilian Career Transition

By Bridget White-Castells | November 11, 2015

Updated: December 2020 As you near your military separation, you will probably have many questions. The military to civilian transition can be a big change for most. The good news …


Discovering Your Dream Job: 6 Tools I Love

By Noelle | October 19, 2015

For the most recent version, including Noelle’s new favorite tools, visit this page.  A major part of any successful job search is knowing what you’re going after and channeling all …

Returning to the Workforce: Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms Starting the Job Search

Tips for Stay at Home Moms Returning to Work

By Sarah E. Williams | October 12, 2015

Updated: October 2022 Transitioning from “Stay at Home Mom” to working professional can be an overwhelming thought. The job search is challenging enough without fear of resume gaps and questions …

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3 Simple Steps for Finding Your Life’s Purpose

By Sarah E. Williams | October 5, 2015

Finding your life’s purpose is such a popular topic with much debate around it. There are many lectures and books written around this because humans deeply desire to feel important …


How to Figure Out Your Dream Job

By Noelle | September 30, 2015

Updated: October 2022 What do you want to be when you grow up? For those lucky enough to know their life’s purpose, this is an easy question to answer. However …


How to Deal with Job Loss: 6 Practical Tips for Picking Up the Pieces & Moving Forward

By Sarah E. Williams | September 21, 2015

Updated: October 2022 Job loss is devastating for most people. It’s a lot to digest on top of the fears around unemployment and finding a new job. In this blog …


3 Lessons for Women in the Workplace

By Sarah E. Williams | August 27, 2015

Updated: January 2021 Navigating the workplace as a woman isn’t always straightforward. In this blog post I will share some lessons we’ve learned from being a women in the workplace …

How to Create Your Defining Moment

How to Create Your Defining Moment

By Noelle | July 8, 2015

The other day I was digging through some old pics for my job search training presentations when I came across this oldie but goodie of my MBA graduation day 5 years ago. It …


Top Career Change Challenges & Remedies for Overcoming Them

By Noelle | April 30, 2015

Changing careers can be grueling. In addition to figuring out where you fit, you also have to convince others that you can make the change. This leads to loss in …

10 Tips to Turn Your Volunteer Work Into a Paying Job

By Noelle | April 23, 2015

Working as a volunteer, during times of unemployment is a proven job search strategy. It makes you an insider and creates the potential for landing paid employment with your volunteer organization. …


22 Transferable Skills & Resume Gap Fillers to Gain from Volunteering

By Noelle | April 16, 2015

Updated: November 2020 Volunteer experience can be invaluable for your resume especially if you are changing careers, re-entering the workforce, or building your dream career path. In this post, we’ll …