Career Advice

Healthy New Beginnings

A Personal Update from Lisa Hi Friends, today I want to give you a little update into my world on the other side of Fresh Air Careers. It is never boring! 2012 brought many challenges and lessons learned. As some of you read, I was the spouse to a job seeker for most...

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Work WITH Your Younger Employees

For many people, one of the most difficult aspects of being in a managerial position is dealing with young employees who are fresh out of college. Indeed, "green" employees can sometimes be difficult to deal with, most often as a result of their inexperience in the...

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iBloom – Choosing to Live a Life You Love

Today I want to give you a book review and to unabashedly tell you about a group of ladies and an event coming up. Yes, it is promotion but only for something I feel you will find helpful as the New Year kicks off. At first glance, iChoose2 to Love My Life is a bright...

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Employee Lessons from the Fortune 500

Employee productivity is among the top priorities for small businesses as it directly affects the success of the company. Several factors such as the work environment, benefits and interactions within the company directly affect the productivity of the staff. Small...

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Gut Check

What will you do differently this year than in years past? It is the end of the year and we have seen our share of heartbreak in 2012. In light of the horrible events in CT, are you looking at your life and career goals differently? Personally my gut is still hurting...

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Strengths vs. Accomplishments

I received the question this week in one of my workshops about the differences between strengths and accomplishments on a resume. I was reviewing the latest in resumes and noted that clearly showing how we have accomplished a task and by what measure of success is KEY...

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Balancing a Career and Side Job

With the power of technology, it is possible to get involved in a number of different side jobs that wouldn't have been possible only a few years ago. In the past, it typically only made sense to devote yourself to one type of work, due to economies of scale and...

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LinkedIn Tip – Custom URL

I keep getting this question; How do I change my LinkedIn URL? That's easy and I'll list of the steps for you below but first the why. Why does it matter if I have a custom URL? It matters greatly! You need to have it as short and clutter free as possible. Add this...

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Startups Preferred by Young Job Seekers

Generation Y job seekers or rather those aged 18-30 are more prone to want to work with startup companies. Why? Studies have found that many feel that the newer and younger startup companies are less restrictive. They offer personal freedoms and hourly flexibility...

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