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professionalism

Professionalism in Today’s Workplace

Professionalism.  It’s a powerful word with a powerful meaning to those who care about it and set standards for it in their lives.  To others, it may be a buzzword, something that doesn’t mean much because they don’t know how to apply the idea to their lives. What does Professionalism mean to you? I think there […]

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setting goals

4 Steps to Successfully Setting Goals

How many of us have lost countless hours/days/years of productivity to a lack of direction and non-clearly defined goals?  Goal setting is both an art and a science, and the people that do it well follow certain practices.  First thing is first in goal setting.  Define what success looks like to you. Define your long term […]

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resume objective or summary

The Great Debate: Resume Objective vs. Summary

There is often a debate about using either a resume “Objective” or “Summary” on a resume.  I am a big advocate of a “Summary” section.  I believe that objectives are outdated, and also they leave a lot to be desired.  Job seekers traditionally don’t take the extra step to customize their resume objectives based on […]