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What are you skilled to do?

Jul. 25, 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.]

The two concepts we’ve covered so far – core values and personality – are deep-rooted facets of you.  They’re typically constant as you grow older, though can be influenced by life-altering experiences (eg, birth of a child, moving to another city, disappointment, deep embarrassment about something, death of a loved one, being oppressed). The next one we’ll explore is actually expected to change as we grow and can be taught/trained – these are your SKILLS.  Read More

How are you recognized?

Jul. 17, 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.]

A common career pitfall I’ve witnessed often is people trying to squeeze into roles and work environments that are not aligned with who they are. We’ve talked about being able to stand on your CORE VALUES, and now we’re going to explore your PERSONALITY as another key component of who you are at the core.  Read More

What actually matters to you?

Jul. 10, 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.]  Read More

What would you live for and die without?

Jul. 03, 2013 | Cindy Lee

CL: So, you’ve told me that you don’t enjoy your job and want a change. What would you want instead?
- (Pause.) I’m not sure.
CL: What do you dislike about your current job?
- (Pause.) I’m not sure… I can’t articulate it, I just know I don’t enjoy it.
CL: What brought you to this job in the first place?
- It was time to leave my previous job, and this seemed like a good opportunity.  Read More

The invisible first step

Jun. 27, 2013 | Cindy Lee

We’re in the process of navigating your career situation with integrity – the job-searching approach I use to help clients find the right opportunities, which I introduced last week (take a look for a refresher on common pitfalls, etc.).  Read More