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Career Change Without the Meltdown

Just the thought of changing careers can be anxiety provoking. In fact, if you haven’t been looking for work in a long time, you may be having your own private meltdown.

THE STRESS OF CHANGING CAREERS…

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Added by Marcy Travis on May 21, 2017 at 6:26am — No Comments

5 Ways to Earn Extra Money Coaching & Enjoy Doing It

Whether you pursue coaching as a side gig or full-time, coaching is one of the great ways to earn extra money while using your expertise to help others reach their goals. If you’ve ever been lucky enough to be coached like Brock in the short clip below from Facing the…

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Added by Marcy Travis on May 14, 2017 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

You're Not Planning to Fail... Are you?

Many of us realize this old adage is true: ‘failing to plan is planning to fail’. So why, when faced with crucial life decisions, do we simply act impulsively… without a plan? There are definitely times when faced with monumental tasks, we work ourselves into a frenzy of activity…

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Added by Marcy Travis on May 7, 2017 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Find Your Dream Job May 2017

GROUP COACHING

Online, small group coaching to help you dream, explore, brainstorm and make a practical plan for 2017.…

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Added by Marcy Travis on April 30, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

5 TIPS TO ACE YOUR VIDEO INTERVIEW

Employers are finding it more and more convenient to conduct a video interview when they are choosing a candidate. It really is efficient for both the company and the candidate.

Many times employers conduct a phone or video interview to screen candidates initially. If the candidate…

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Added by Marcy Travis on April 30, 2017 at 6:19am — 2 Comments

5 Ways the 100 Best Companies to Work for WOW their Employees

I’m always pretty excited every year when Fortune unveils the new 100 Best Companies to Work For list. The…

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Added by Marcy Travis on April 23, 2017 at 7:26am — 1 Comment

Work Life Balance Tips from a Rookie

Gee, I really had fun writing and researching this post on work-life balance tips. See it was a real challenge for me because, like many of you, I’m not always so good at it. In fact, I can at times be pretty bad at it. The thought presented itself that perhaps…

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Added by Marcy Travis on April 16, 2017 at 6:21am — 1 Comment

Remote Jobs You'll Want to Share with Friends... or not!

I really love bringing to your attention a variety of job options. Many of you seem to enjoy thinking outside of the box when it comes to income, work, and lifestyle; that’s right up my alley! Today I’m highlighting the opportunities available in working remote jobs. You may want to share this with your…

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Added by Marcy Travis on April 9, 2017 at 11:12am — 3 Comments

Side Gig Ideas to Make Extra Money & Explore Careers

Working a SideGig can be a great way to make extra money and explore new careers. It is a way to transition to new work gradually. You try gigs out but don’t leave your current job till you’re ready.

A SideGig or Side Hustle is defined by the …

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Added by Marcy Travis on April 2, 2017 at 6:34am — 3 Comments

How Will Recruiters Find You?

No LinkedIn Profile? YIKES!

I’m pretty surprised at the number of people who either do not have a LinkedIn profile or have neglected their LinkedIn profile. You might not have considered how a…
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Added by Marcy Travis on March 28, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Resume Writing that Will Get You Noticed

RESUME WRITING THAT STANDS OUT

Although the unemployment rate is hovering around 4% in 2017, I’m hearing a lot from job seekers who are frustrated. They are applying for more jobs than ever, but not getting interviews. Turns out, your resume writing,…

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Added by Marcy Travis on March 19, 2017 at 7:19am — 2 Comments

Create Your LinkedIn Resume for Free!

Have you heard the term, “LinkedIn resume” and been curious what one looks like?

Since people will pay to have a LinkedIn resume created, you might wonder how difficult it is to create one.  Is there a special format or trick…

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Added by Marcy Travis on March 12, 2017 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Why Great Company Culture Matters More Than Ever

You may think of company culture as something primarily affecting you as an employee. Yet the culture of a company (positive or negative) can actually affect it’s financial health.

Healthy, robust work environments create an atmosphere of enthusiasm, trust, and productivity among…

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Added by Marcy Travis on March 7, 2017 at 6:50am — No Comments

Picture Your Ideal Work Environment. Read This & Make it So!

If you’re stuck in a toxic work environment every day, you may dream of finding something better, but feel paralyzed. You know what you want to get away from, but what are you going to? It can be…

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Added by Marcy Travis on February 26, 2017 at 2:38pm — 1 Comment

Working in a Toxic Office Environment? Here's What You Can Do

I’ve been hearing from plenty of you about what it is like to work in a toxic work environment. Between increased workloads, pressures to perform, back biting, tight budgets, and cramped spaces, your emotional and physical health can suffer.…

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Added by Marcy Travis on February 19, 2017 at 8:21am — 5 Comments

What Does a Career Coach Do? Here's What You Need to Know..

Working with a coach is one of the most exciting, fulfilling, and challenging things you can do. I can tell you that working as a career coach is extremely fulfilling for me as well. I love to help others overcome their barriers and get on with what they are made to do. So what does a career coach…

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Added by Marcy Travis on February 15, 2017 at 10:49am — 3 Comments

Freelance Websites | Sorting through the best to help you find work

THE BEST FREELANCE WEBSITES

If you’re considering taking on freelance projects part or full time, this post lists freelance websites you can use to find work.

I’ve been doing a series in the last weeks about…

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Added by Marcy Travis on February 7, 2017 at 5:40pm — 3 Comments

Is Freelance Work for You? Consider What These Freelancers Have to Say

If you’ve been considering turning your 9 to 5 into a freelance job, you’re probably tossing around the pros and cons of freelance work.

Freelancers make up 34% of the workforce right now, and the percentage of workers freelancing will bloom to 50% by 2020 according to a recent post in Entrepreneur…

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Added by Marcy Travis on January 29, 2017 at 10:38am — 1 Comment

Turn your 9 to 5 into a Freelance Job

Are you climbing the walls of your cubicle? Looking longingly at your sweet home every Monday before your commute to work? Transitioning to a freelance job might just be the solution for you!

The work model in the United States is changing. Many are…

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Added by Marcy Travis on January 22, 2017 at 2:28pm — 1 Comment

Freelancing Has Its Advantages | Why You Might Want to Try It

If you’re a professional and haven’t considered freelancing as a job option, perhaps you should. In the United States alone, 1 in 3 workers (more than 53 million) are now earning income from non traditional work according to a report from the …

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Added by Marcy Travis on January 16, 2017 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

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