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  • Do Something – Anything – to Enhance Your Career in 2017

    Many of us start the new year with grand resolve. Few sustain our resolutions beyond January. If you want to invest in your largest financial asset, you will put your career high on your resolutions list. And you really will work to sustain your career resolutions over the year. … more

  • Over 40 Career and Job Search Tips

    Many people who are in their 40s and up look forward to working into their 70s or later. Yet the latter years of a career can pose challenges. Start thinking now about how you want to grow and maintain your career in your 40s-50s-60s. Career loss hits for many reasons. Some ar… more

  • The Most Used Tool in Your Job Search and Career

    Personal introduction, 30-second commercial, elevator pitch or elevator speech. Whichever name you choose, it’s the most-used tool in your job search, and hopefully, your career. You’ve no doubt put a fair amount of effort into your resume and worked to brush up on your in… more

  • How to Avoid Being a Terrible Job Seeker

    Not long ago I wrote an article aimed at recruiters titled "Why Veterans Make Terrible Job Seekers (And What Recruiters Can Do About It"). The piece was inspired by discussions I had been a part of through the Veteran Mentor Network group on LinkedIn. Despite it being written wit… more