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Career Journey – #30DS Day 17

I think I’m on my 5th #careerchange by now. I wanted to throw out that bit of hope for those of you who are looking to change careers. Looking back, I can see how each of those “final destinations” was but a pit stop on the path I am on today. Each one of those …

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Ask a Career Coach – Episode 4 – #30DS Day 18

#LinkedInLocalNova is tonight and I couldn’t be more excited! For this episode of #AskACareerCoach, Laini Fultz  and I talk about our experience with the last #LinkedInLocal event. #Networking is so important for your #career! You can find your closest group at LinkedLocally.com. And we both look forward to seeing each of you at #LinkedInLocalNoVA tonight!! …

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#30DS Review – #30DS Day 16

Here are some recent posts that you might find useful! And I’d love to hear your thoughts on each! What’s your #PersonalBrand? https://bit.ly/2HNRVK9 Do an Annual Review of Your #Career Documents! https://bit.ly/2qIAliS Building a Skill Takes Work! https://bit.ly/2qrnjqr What does a #Career Coach do? https://bit.ly/2EXnSwL And . . . #AskACareerCoach – episode 1 https://bit.ly/2GF4VAA #AskACareerCoach …

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Personal Brand – #30DS Day 15

What is this crazy, weird, career coach-y concept of a #personalbrand? What in the world do I mean by that? Your #brand is very simple. It’s what you want to be known for. It’s what you want to be known as. Your brand message is how your #networking wing-man would introduce you at an event, …

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Annual Career Document Review – #30DS Day 14

We schedule changing the smoke detector batteries with the changing of Daylight Savings Time; we schedule physicals around our birthdays. So, I would like to suggest another: Review your #career documents on Tax Day! As soon as you finish your taxes and send then off to Uncle Sam, start an annual review of your personal …

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#30DS Lessons Learned – #30DS Day 13

Almost half-way through this #30DaysSocial experiment, and here are a few things I’ve already learned. It’s easiest to prep my messages for these in advance. I write a bunch at once and save them in a document to cut and paste later! So far, the best time to post for me is between 8-9am in …

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Ask a Career Coach Episode 3- #30DS Day 12

We’re back with another episode of #AskACareerCoach and Laini Fultz. Now, Laini might not be willing toot her own horn enough, so I’m going to do it for her! Laini’s a Continuous improvement expert with a PMP and Six Sigma background. #Recuiters, take note of this fabulous #jobseeker, contact her today! Today, Laini has a …

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Skill Mastery = Practice + Magic – #30DS Day 11

“Thank you so much for your #presentation tonight! It was fun & informative!” “Hi Julie, awesome session last night! Thanks so much for your #insights!” Last night I spoke at a local group about how to “Pitch Yourself with a Powerful Introduction.” It was a great #speaking experience – one of those magical #events where …

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Career Coach and Career Development – #30DS Day 10

Did you know? Did you know that a #CareerCoach is about more than just #JobSearch?  Did you know that a #CareerCoach can help you, even if you’re not currently a #jobseeker? A #Career #Coach can also help you in your own Career journey – to help you get from where you are, to where you …

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Introverted Networking – #30DS Day 9

Confession: I’m an introvert living an extroverted life in an extroverted world. Growing up, I had no idea I could even be an introvert. I didn’t think of myself as shy. I was surrounded by extroverts in my family so I assumed I must be extroverted, too! I always felt everyone was awkward with people, …

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