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Who Are You?

Jul. 02, 2016 | Cindy Lee

You’re in an interview, you’re on a date, you’re teaching a class and someone asks you, “Who are you?”  How would you answer that question?  

Would you relate it to the job that you hold?  Would you base it on the things you’ve done in the past?  Would you answer it using facts that characterize you?  Read More

Navigating your career transition with integrity – wrap up, part 2 of 2

Sep. 18, 2013 | Cindy Lee

[THIS is the final POST in A SERIES ON NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER TRANSITION WITH INTEGRITY, WHICH IS OPPOSITE FROM YOUR TYPICAL "BACKWARDS" APPROACHES TO JOB SEARCHING.]

We’re wrapping up the series now by translating all the information you’ve identified and applying the insights you’ve gained about yourself across the various job searching resources – your resume, cover letters, LinkedIn profile, networking opportunities, and interviews are all tools at your disposal to showcase to the [relevant] world why you’ve been created uniquely to fill a need they have.  Read More

Navigating your career transition with integrity – wrap up, part 1 of 2

Sep. 12, 2013 | Cindy Lee

[THIS POST IS PART OF A SERIES ON  NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER TRANSITION WITH INTEGRITY, WHICH IS OPPOSITE FROM YOUR TYPICAL "BACKWARDS" APPROACHES TO JOB SEARCHING.]

Let’s wrap up the series and tie it all together…
I can’t believe how quickly summer flew by. I want to make sure that you are prepared when a solid opportunity comes your way to make a clear decision and act with integrity.  Read More

Beware of doing some real damage…

Sep. 05, 2013 | Cindy Lee

[THIS POST IS PART OF A SERIES ON  NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER TRANSITION WITH INTEGRITY, WHICH IS OPPOSITE FROM YOUR TYPICAL "BACKWARDS" APPROACHES TO JOB SEARCHING.]

We’re at the tail end of completing your job search criteria as far as knowing yourself well enough to navigate your transition with integrity. We’ve discussed core values, personality, skills, passions/interests, and constraints/parameters as five key aspects that define who you are as a candidate for employment – as you’re establishing a solid list of constraints/parameters to your job search, let’s strengthen your list of boundaries because it is the least forgiving of the five concepts we’ve been covering.  Read More

Boundary-building gone wrong

Aug. 28, 2013 | Cindy Lee

[THIS POST IS PART OF A SERIES ON  NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER TRANSITION WITH INTEGRITY, WHICH IS OPPOSITE FROM YOUR TYPICAL "BACKWARDS" APPROACHES TO JOB SEARCHING.]

Last time, I asked you to give an honest account of your restrictions and non-negotiables in your job search.   Read More