Category Archives: success

Recruiters – the secret weapon of people who always have jobs

So, you want a job… You’re not alone. Maybe you’re in a job you don’t like, and you need a change. Maybe you’ve been out of work for a while, and you’re not having much luck finding something new. Maybe … Continue reading

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How to match your resume to the position you are applying to?

You will often hear recruiters saying that it is important to match your resume to the position you are applying to… But what does this mean exactly and how do you achieve it? It means that you will need to…

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Recruiters are good friends of mine

When I was first getting into the job market, back in 1987, I didn’t hear many good things about recruiters. People called them “headhunters” and dismissed them. However, based on what I’d seen in the world, it seemed to me … Continue reading

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Corporate… and Creative?

So, you’re looking for ways to make a living and make your art… You’re committed to your craft. Your novel. Your poetry. Your painting. Your drawing. Your mixed media. Or your dance. Your deepest desire is to develop your voice … Continue reading

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So many projects, so little time…

Over the past six months or so, I’ve been looking more closely at where I use my time. I changed jobs last May (has it really been almost a year?), which slashed my commute to a fraction of what had … Continue reading

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Lifestyle Startups — The Ballast in Our Boat

I came across an official concept the other day that’s quite familiar to me. It’s  the “Lifestyle startup” — where someone founds a company, a startup, in order to create the kind of life they want to live. It’s an … Continue reading

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Everybody thinks I’m rich

It’s the weirdest thing. A lot of folks seem to think I come from money, or that I have a lot of money. True, I do live in an affluent community, and I worked for one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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