Category: Get That Job

“If you tie your self worth to your career, the successes and failures you experience will directly affect your self-worth.” Anne Wilson (professor of psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University) When I considered a career transition out of the HR profession, I initially feared that once I was no longer in a role as an HR […]

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What the heck is a “soft” skill?? I don’t hate easily, but I really, really don’t like the term “soft skills”. What is “soft” about these skills? Soft indicates mushy and yielding. While these terms aren’t deemed as unpleasant, in the professional workplace we assign them a negative connotation. So I’m proposing we call them […]

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Networking has and always will be a little (a lot) difficult. Even so, it’s a major part of the job search process. Networking is something that people struggle with, even during “precedented times”. With things moving online, the networking process has changed a little. Gone are the times of walking in a physical room and […]

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Google the word “resume” and you get about 636,000,000 results in 0.72 seconds. That will give you close to one billion different opinions and options on how best to build a resume. With that many different options, resume mistakes are bound to occur – that is very overwhelming! In the words of Heidi Klum: “Keep it […]

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For the first time in 20 years, I find myself unemployed not due to my own desire. As a marketing scholar and practitioner, I thought I should explore a little. Question I have been asking myself as of late is “What the hell does marketing have to do with my job search?” “What are the […]

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