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2807, 2015

My secret weapon for the interview process

By |July 28th, 2015|Job Interview|0 Comments

Thought you would enjoy a guest blog about the success one of my clients found in the interviewing process.

A few years ago I had an interview with a start up for a marketing leadership role. I was excited about it and I saw so many ways I could help the company while doing my research. […]

2107, 2015

When is the Right Time to Get Career Counseling?

By |July 21st, 2015|Career Counseling|0 Comments

It is easy to lose ourselves in routine and the demands of daily life. We keep plugging along in our jobs, despite the fact that we don’t have a clear direction or even worse, we just aren’t happy.

Career counseling is beneficial at any stage of your career. However, there are certain instances when career counseling […]

1507, 2015

Could Your Strengths Actually be Liabilities?

By |July 15th, 2015|Performance|0 Comments

I do a lot of work with my clients as a career development specialist to recognize their strengths as they relate to their career. We may use strengths in identifying career paths, or in work with how to best brand yourself, or how to discuss strengths within the context of an interview. More recently, I […]

807, 2015

A Fulfilling Career Requires Maintenance

By |July 8th, 2015|Career Management|0 Comments

If you are fortunate enough to have a fulfilling career, you can probably distinctly recall the challenges you faced getting to where you are. You’re probably not interested in going through those again! Here’s the key to avoiding future career challenges: maintenance. We don’t often think about the maintenance of our career but, just like […]

1106, 2015

Interview Tips for the Introvert

By |June 11th, 2015|Job Interview|0 Comments

It may seem that extroverts have a natural advantage over introverts in job interviews. Extroverts are generally outgoing, talkative, and persuasive – qualities that convey confidence and generate interest in themselves. Introverts tend to be more reserved and reluctant to share a great deal of information during an initial meeting. Unfortunately, the saying is […]

3005, 2015

Why Don’t I Believe in Myself?

By |May 30th, 2015|Motivation, Performance|0 Comments

Please read this guest blog from a client of mine. It’s an uplifting story about the power of exploring who you are.

I saw a great job description the other day – Director of Operations at a downtown start-up. It had all the things that I want to be doing! I felt confident about meeting many […]

2205, 2015

Do Not Fear the Shark if Your Feathers are Dry

By |May 22nd, 2015|Motivation|0 Comments

I recently bought some “Zenguin” coffee mugs. Each mug has one of four meditative penguins drawn on it. The penguins are trying to find their own sense of calm. Each mug has a Zen proverb written on the inside of the cup so you read it while taking a drink. The one that resonated the […]

705, 2015

When to Hire a Professional Resume Writer

By |May 7th, 2015|Resume|0 Comments

Your resume is an important marketing tool and often your first introduction to an employer. The employer’s evaluation of your skills as presented on your resume is the key to getting an interview. You may be the ideal candidate for a job, but if you can’t convey that via the words on your resume, then […]

2804, 2015

Returning from a conference or trade show? Here’s what your boss wants.

By |April 28th, 2015|Performance|0 Comments

If you are like me, you feel great after learning something new, especially when there is a self-improvement component. There’s a lot you can get out of a trade show or conference, such as:

hear creative ideas
learn better processes & tactical solutions
hear best practices
network within your industry
have an awesome time at the after parties!

What your boss […]

2404, 2015

Achieving Career and Financial Freedom in Austin Texas

By |April 24th, 2015|Career Management, Networking|0 Comments

It’s a warm spring Thursday evening at 5th & Lamar in downtown Austin. Thunderstorms just rolled through the area. The sky is now clear and we’re being treated to a beautiful sunset. A perfect night to address our concerns about money and career!

On this evening, Wolfgang Career Coaching and DMJ & Associates – two Austin-based […]