5 Work-Life Balance Tips

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The five work/life balance tips when you wear many hats are like great tight rope balancing acts my family and I enjoy watching on America’s Got Talent. Watching the great concentration and pure agony on the brave performer’s face as they focus on not slipping is both terrifying and oddly entertaining. I know the performer has spent countless hours training …

Why Should Young Adults Volunteer – 5 Reasons

Young Adults Volunteering

Volunteering is the one activity universities and employers want to see on your resume. Surprisingly, it is often an afterthought and overlooked. A 2016 study by Deloitte revealed that employers are 82% more likely to choose candidates with volunteering experience. In addition, 85% are more willing to overlook resume pitfalls if the candidate is involved in community service. The employers surveyed …

Time Management: 12 Easy Tips to Master

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How do you even begin? Think about what you can do with time management in 5 seconds? How about 10 seconds? What about in a minute? Imagine what 30 minutes, or an hour looks like? First, know your abilities and limitations. This will help you plan how long you need to spend on your tasks for work and home life. …

4 Simple Strategies for Single Moms to Manage Stress During a Job Search

The alarm clock buzzes and wakes you from a sweet, deep sleep.  You open your eyes and tell yourself, “It’s another school day – let’s go!” and you get up to start the grind once again.  You wake up the kids, and then you stagger to the kitchen to fix their breakfast while you simultaneously pack their lunches.  Next, you …

The Power of a Made-Up Mind

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 In my role as a career coach, I coach many job seekers and there is one quality that seems to determine their success more than all other personal qualities combined.  …

Why Inclusion is so Important in the Workplace

Typically, you will hear the words “diversity” and “inclusion” used together like they are married but respectfully, they are two different things. In my opinion, an organization should have a clear and separate plan of action on how to achieve both things. Diversity should look beyond the usual demographic measurements of race, gender and age and include varying thoughts, perspectives, …

5 Tips for Being Productive While Working from Home

With the ever-changing fast pace of the world and the work environment, people now have the opportunity to work from home.  Aside from the COVID-19 pandemic, there are a whole host of reasons why one might choose to work from home.  It can be because there are better financial opportunities for people to work from home. It could also mean …

3 Powerful Quotes from Dr. Martin Luther King that Will Inspire Your Career

If you have heard it once, you have heard it a hundred times – 2020 was unprecedented. Now add in job search and career upheaval, and you have a partial list of the unwanted circumstances that have been a large part of our lives over the last 12 months, though it seems like so much longer. With that said, we …