Tag: career coach

Success Through TRUST

The Sher Way to Simplifying the Job Search Through TRUST: Resume

(This is part 2 of The Sher Way to “Simplifying Your Job Search through TRUST” which is an acronym for Take Inventory, Resume, Understanding Social Media, STARS, Trust the Process) Although the look of a resume hasn’t changed much over the years, there are differences today that makes one stand out from all the others.…
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October 8, 2019 0

3 Things to do NOW to Manage Your Career

You may be working now but look around you. How many friends, family members or colleagues have experienced being out of work recently? The days of staying with one company for 40-years, getting a gold watch, a pension plan and a farewell party are over. Today, it is unwise for many workers to stay with…
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September 13, 2019 4

The Recession is Coming… Is Your Career Ready?

It’s in the news every day. Sure, there is debate about when it’s coming, but there isn’t much debate about if it’s coming. Often, when one talks about preparing, it’s in terms of how to protect savings, cut back spending and recognizing that change is needed to accommodate fiscal uncertainty. But all of that may…
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September 9, 2019 0

Manage your Career… And Survive and Thrive!

A client of mine was frustrated and demoralized by her professional position. She had a good run of nearly 15 years in a high-level marketing role with a fortune 100 company and an excellent track record of success. She had launched 2 products and managed a portfolio of products and a team of 5 marketers.…
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December 26, 2018 0

How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 1: Harsh Reality

Ken Sher is a Career & Life Coach and he can be contacted at SherCoaching.com. (This is the first of a 4 part series) I clearly remember the day. I can feel the initial angst, fear and panic I had as I was driving home. How could it have happened? I had been with this…
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December 26, 2018 0

How to Survive and Thrive After a Job Loss When You’re 50+/- Years Old Part 2: Down But Far From Out

(This is part 2 of a 4 part series) Ken Sher is a Career & Life Coach. Contact him at shercoaching.com. In my first blog about losing a job or needing to transition to a new job when you’re in the second half of your career, we saw the big picture impact of this major…
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December 26, 2018 0

Ch…Ch…Ch…Ch… Changes

Sadly, we woke up today to hear of the passing of David Bowie, a music icon who certainly had a major influence on the music world. Interestingly, his messages were often about finding one’s way in life. Changes One of his biggest hits, “Changes,” begins with the line “still don’t know what I was waitin’…
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December 26, 2018 0

Will You Still Need Me When I’m 64

Do you ever wonder what your job and career prospects will be like when you’re 40, 50 or 60+ years old? You may be surprised to learn that your prospects can actually be pretty good. Statistics show that it takes the average manager/director level person about 6-9 months to find a job in today’s market.…
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December 26, 2018 0