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4 Lies You Hear When Pursuing Your Dream Career

Posted by Brian Spence on May 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Are you at a crossroads on your career path? Have you decided to make the leap and follow your dreams? If so, you've likely encountered some resistance. The kind of resistance that comes when you decide to make any major change in your life. Your parents, spouse, friends, and even children can start to become uncomfortable with your decision and will begin their campaign to convince you to stay within comfortable boundaries. So what are their most convincing arguments?

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice

How to Celebrate Accomplishments in Your Occupational Therapy Resume

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Since April is Occupational Therapy Month, now is a great time to reflect and celebrate your achievements and successes in the OT field. But don't just reflect on them: you should highlight your successes with an updated and improved OT resume. Not sure where to start? Here are a few ways you can make your Occupational Therapy resume stand out, thanks to some advice from the OT Potential Blog.

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice, Healthcare

You're On LinkedIn, But Can You Be Found When it Matters?

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 6, 2016 8:00:00 AM

LinkedIn continues to grow in its importance for job seekers and people interested in maintaining professional business relationships. However, since LinkedIn is so massive - and growing more each day - what can you do to make sure that you are at the top of the list of people searching for your skills or expertise? 

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice, LinkedIn Resources

Top Job Search Advice That is Wildly Outdated

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you're looking for a job, you're likely to receive all sorts of advice from friends and family members. But can you tell which advice is actually good? Unfortunately, some of the most popular pieces of advice might actually hurt your application.

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice

3 Common Job Search Strategies You Should Avoid

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Many job seekers get to a point in a search where you've sent out hundreds of applications and completed a handful of interviews, but you still haven't heard back from employers. It can be stressful to wait for those responses, and many times, the wait instills self-doubt. However, it's not the time to doubt yourself and your skills. Instead, you should doubt some common but wrong advice everyone uses.

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice

Advance Your Career by Always Having a Mentor

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 9, 2016 8:00:00 AM

When you are first starting out in your career, it is really easy to recognize that you could use a little help. Seeking out a mentor feels like a natural step to advance your career and help you avoid pitfalls.

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Topics: Career Advice, Management & Leadership, Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice

Seriously! This is the Best Visual Linkedin Cheat Sheet You Will Find

Posted by Brian Spence on Mar 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In today's virtual world, there is little more important than setting yourself apart from the crowd in your professional life. Whether passively seeking a new job opportunity, expanding your network, or developing business leads, LinkedIn is the "must use" solution for personal and business branding. Whatever the end goal, creating a profile on this powerful tool is not enough. You need to master the art of "being found" and we can help.

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Topics: Career Advice, Job Search Advice, Infographic, LinkedIn Resources

Career-Boosting Resolutions for 2016

Posted by Brian Spence on Feb 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Building a stronger and fuller career is a top goal for those who want to get ahead, but it takes a lot of dedication and work to get there.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice

3 Psychological Hacks for Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Feb 3, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Productivity: we all want more of it, but many of us aren't sure how to maintain a productive flow long-term. Really, it's all in the mind: but if you excercise these mental hacks, you will find yourself picking up speed and focus on your work projects.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice, Productivity

Top 4 On-the-Job Spelling and Grammar Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Professionalism is important for your job, no matter where your job is, or what industry you work in. But we sometimes forget that a professional personality is not just about the clothes you wear, but the language you use at work. Even in busy offices, a misplaced or misspelled word can lead to a poor representation of your true skills.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice

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