How To Respectfully Resign (Quit Your Job Nicely)

It can be difficult when you’re ready to move on to your next company or career path to remember you need to respectfully resign. You don’t want to burn any bridges, so you want to make sure you quit your job as nicely as you can. You never know when you might need a reference…

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Are Resume Gaps Hurting You?

I’m sure you’ve heard the age-old advice: “Whatever you do, secure a job offer before you leave this one, or else you’ll have a hard time explaining a career gap.” Sounds familiar? While it is important to be careful not to have a gap as you move from one career adventure to another, it’s important…

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Resume Accuracy Matters

Your resume and cover letter need to be reflections of your best self. You want to put your best foot forward and proudly display your accomplishments. However, there is a definite line between projecting excellence and deceit. I recently had an unusual resume problem. In 16 years of recruiting, I’ve never stumbled across it. A…

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Knowing Your Why

People speak a lot about “knowing your why” when it comes to anything difficult. Ask any gym trainer, nutritionist, behavioral medication expert and they will all ask you the same thing “what’s motivating you to achieve your goals?” If your reason isn’t very strong, your motivation will end and you will fail. At any task.…

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Is Your Job The Worst?

Raise your hand if you’ve admitted to someone your job was awful. Or maybe the job itself wasn’t so bad, but your manager was the worst. Or your company hired in an outside person to be your boss and now you’re bitter. And that’s just the thing, isn’t it? It’s all these so-called “little” issues…

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How Well Do You Handle Rejection?

No one wants to be told “no” or told they are incorrect. However, when you are told “no” too many times in a row, it can start to feel overwhelming. People are rejected for a variety of reasons. Here are the hard truths you likely don’t want to hear: Timing is a big factor. Sometimes…

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I Give You Permission To Quit

Too many people still adhere to old school advice like “Don’t quit!”, “Don’t give up”, or “Winners never quit and quitters never win.” But does that advice always translate into the business world? Often it means people stick it out in jobs/careers where they aren’t a good fit or their talents aren’t being utilized.  Wrigley…

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