Hope in a Turbulent Job Market career direction tips career mindset practical advice Mar 25, 2020

Hope in a Turbulent Job Market

By Donna Shannon

Without a doubt, COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on the workforce as businesses close to accommodate public health measures. However, times of strife often kick off innovation in unexpected ways. Today’s guest Danielle Menditch...

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I’m hopeful despite these tough economic times. career direction tips practical advice Mar 17, 2020

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I’m hopeful despite these tough economic times.

I started my career in career services in 2009, during the financial crisis, and my business in 2013 during the start of the upturn. 

With the volatility of the stock markets, the looming...

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How to Get a Side Gig During the Furlough career direction tips networking tips practical advice Jan 25, 2019

Take Care of Yourself-

For many government employees, one of the reasons to work for the government is job security. This recent furlough has shattered that sense of security which takes both a financial and emotional toll.

First things first, if you have been furloughed, take care of yourself....

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Why Your Cell Phone Might Be Hindering Work-Life Balance career mindset practical advice Nov 26, 2018

I updated my iPhone several weeks ago and received an alert. Without much thought I clicked on the link and received a shocking dose of reality: I had used four glorious, precious hours of my life on my cell phone alone last week. What?! Four hours?! I couldn’t believe it. Four hours is...

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Why I Want You to Write a Love Letter this Valentine's Day career mindset Feb 14, 2018

I want you to write a love letter to yourself this Valentine’s Day. Why? Because you deserve it.

How often do you acknowledge yourself and how wonderful you are? How often do you demonstrate self-love?

If you’re anything like me, I’m sure it’s easy to forget.

This morning,...

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Signs you need to quit your job Aug 11, 2017

As seen on The List: http://www.thelist.com/78028/signs-need-quit-job/ by Daniela Uslan (Danielle Menditch is a contributor)

Quitting your job is a huge decision, one that affects every area of your life, from your finances to your relationships. How do you go about making this important...

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How to Use Your Job-Hopping Experiences to Identify Your Career Direction career direction tips practical advice Feb 23, 2017

When I talk to potential clients, I often hear fears that their job-hopping experiences mean that they may never settle down into a career. This fear is unfounded: Job-hopping experiences can be one of the best resources to help someone identify a career direction. Job hopping, of course, is...

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8 Tips to Help You Thrive Through Winter career mindset Feb 14, 2017

Winter days are shorter, and winter nights are longer, so we find ourselves waking up in the morning and coming home from work in the dark. In colder climates we may find ourselves outside less and indoors more. Fortunately, we just have to survive a few more months before the flowers come into...

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Traveling to Havana Cuba? How to Prepare. Jan 17, 2017

Traveling to Havana Cuba? How to Prepare:

 

  1. Do your homework- Cuba is not the easiest place to travel because they are still building the infrastructure. Book hotels, tours, and restaurants in advance and do your research on Trip Adviser or Lonely Planet.  Internet is hard to...
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Tips for Setting Strong Goals for the New Year career mindset Jan 17, 2017

Tips for Setting Strong Goals for the New Year  

Published on SharpHeels: http://sharpheels.com/2017/01/setting-strong-goals/

As we move into the New Year, we often write goals and resolutions hoping to make changes, and about two months into the New Year, they may be thrown to the...

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3 Benefits of Peer Accountability to Achieve Your Career Goals practical advice Dec 21, 2016

As we move into the New Year, we start making resolutions and goals for 2017. We often set goals for our career and do not stick with them.

There are many reasons why we don't stick with our goals. Perhaps they are not goals we want to accomplish in the first place. Or our goals are too lofty to...

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4 Things You Can Do If You’re Burned Out From a Job Transition career direction tips practical advice Dec 01, 2016

4 Things You Can Do If You’re Burned Out From a Job Transition  

Published on SharpHeels: http://sharpheels.com/2016/12/making-a-career-change/

Have you been spending hours contemplating your career direction, applying to hundreds of jobs online, and talking about your next...

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