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Preparing Your Resume and Cover Letter

Once several career paths are being considered, through career pathing, as discussed in the last segment, you and your counselor will collaborate on writing and producing a resume emphasizing your unique and special skills and abilities. The next step is preparing...

Career Pathing – Because You Need a Plan!

This is the sixth segment of our series of working with a career counselor. In the last article we talked about making some educated choices, so now it is time do some planning. You have worked with your counselor regarding your needs, interests, personality, and...

Career Information to Help Make Educated Decisions

In the last segment we talked about making some choices. So now that you have made some decisions, you are most likely going to go in search of information in these areas. Job seekers and those in career transition want to be educated about the various careers that...

Making Career Choices

In the past post of this series on the Benefits of Career Counseling we talked about testing to aid in decision making, now we are going to talk about making career choices. The most important thing to remember is that regardless of your life stage, it can be...

Testing to Aid In Decision Making

In the past post of this series on the Benefits of Career Counseling, we spoke about Goal Setting with your Career Counselor and how she or he can help you sort through all those pieces of yourself so that you can determine who you are and what you want. In this post...

Setting Goals with Your Career Counselor

In the last segment we discussed what to expect when you meet your career counselor and how she or he is well versed in helping you help yourself toward a rewarding and fulfilling life. In order to do this, though, you and your counselor must first set some goals. A...

What Can I Expect when I See a Career Counselor?

Many people have no idea what to expect when they see a career counselor for the first time. The purpose of the initial session, or the intake interview, is to gain as much information as is needed to help you make effective and appropriate decisions about your...

Job Loss and Making Career Contination Choices

When a person decides to change jobs, explore new careers, is a victim of a downsizing or in a firing/separation decision, there are a number of choices regarding re-employment that they can explore. Deciding which path to take is sometimes the biggest challenge: ...

Career Exploration for All Ages

Have you ever wondered if a career counselor can help you? Well, age is not a barrier and you can never be too young or too old to gain from career counseling. Typically clients will fall into one of the four categories listed below. Remember, these are broad...

Executive Career Management Gives You the Edge

Executive career management allows executives to collaborate with a career and search professional to develop an individualized job search program designed to achieve quick results! This program is designed for the senior executive who has a career direction and would...

Interview Training Gives Career Seekers the Edge

Interview training sessions are extremely helpful and they include comprehensive strategies and discussions of the three types of interviews that are commonly used by professionals in the field. Professional and executive career applicants can go into the interview...

Social Holiday Job Hunting

In the last post we spoke about a more formal approach to holiday job hunting so in this one we will look at ways to incorporate the holiday job hunt into social activities. In addition to using traditional job hunting resources,  make a point of going to parties and...