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Ya Gotta Have Vision!

  I am in the process of developing the curriculum for a new workshop about marketing yourself effectively to employers. While researching material for this, I found some information on developing your personal vision. How important is that in job search? Squidoo.com defines a personal vision as “a compass that guides us to a destination we … Continue reading

Breathe… Just Breathe

Thursday mornings are often my favorite time of the week. It is when our office holds a stress management workshop, sponsored by our office but presented by our mental health provider partners upstairs. The person presenting the workshop has one of those smooth, mellifluous speaking voices that calms a person just by listening. By the … Continue reading

A New Jobseeking Strategy– Visualization!

I am a bike lover. I don’t get to go out as often as I would like, but when I can, I’m biking either around town or taking the bike to a local trail or beach. There’s nothing like it. This year I noticed I have been getting more winded and achy than normal, and … Continue reading

Depression and Unemployment: How We Can Help

NOTE: This is an article I wrote for the NAWDP Advantage Newsletter dated April, 2012. Link: http://www.nawdp.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Publications2/TheAdvantageNewsletter/Advantage_April12.pdf I recently received this email from an exhausted and beaten jobseeker: “I wax weary. I might as well quit fooling myself and give up. The strain is overwhelming me. Fatigue is the order of the day and my … Continue reading

Stay Positive!

I have a co-worker who has so much energy I believe he has to be ADHD. Trying to keep up with him is a workout in itself. In his case, that energy level is necessary. He has a caseload of over 150 jobseekers, many just coming to the United States and barely able to speak English. … Continue reading

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