[Career Coach 101] Coronavirus: Should I continue pursuing my job search?

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected all of us in many ways. It has created a lot of questions about our health, the health system, the economy and, of course, our interactions and social distancing. In particular it has placed job seekers in another level of uncertainty. A successful job search involves efforts related to a more effective version of the…

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[Career Coach 101] Layoffs And Downsizing Are The New Normal!

As the year comes to an end, do you feel safe in your current job? Are you confident about making progress in your career? In the new work environment no company can guarantee job security. Layoffs and downsizing are the new normal! And you can be the next to be impacted!  What is a layoff? According to Wikipedia a layoff…

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[CAREER COACH 101] WHO: Job burnout is classified as a syndrome!

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently classified job burnout as a syndrome. It is more than just a “thing” that people feel. This classification has major health and social implications for anyone in the workforce. It also adds another level of urgency for people considering a Job Search or Career transition. What is JOB burnout? According to WHO, job burnout…

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[Career Coach 101] Recruitment Bias: How it can (and will) affect your transition!

Have you ever applied for a job that fit like a glove? Then you got a rejection? This can be an indication of how recruitment bias can, and will, affect your transition. We all have biases: conscious or unconscious. They are automatic, quick judgments and assessments of people and situations. This process is influenced by our background, cultural environment as…

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[Career Coach 101] The business case for learning job search skills!

Many service providers offer the apparent convenience of developing the Resume, Cover Letter and other job search tools for people in transition. In other words, you outsource without learning the techniques. However convenient this may sound, it will actually work against you. There is a strong business case for learning job search skills. In the new workplace normal, there is…

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