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Success Through TRUST

An Open Letter to Interviewers

Dear Interviewer, Imagine you’ve lost your job. What thoughts and emotions would you have? Would you worry about supporting yourself and your family? Do you think your confidence would be shaken a bit? One of the most challenging parts for a job seeker They must keep their spirits up, have a positive attitude and ignore…
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October 31, 2019 0

Is Anything Really Obvious?

The word “obvious” is a terrible word that can lead to a lot of misunderstanding and distrust. The reality is that there is nothing that is truly “obvious” to everyone. Just look at our political parties. What’s clearly obvious to a Democrat is definitely not obvious to a Republican. One place where we can get…
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October 29, 2019 0

Simplifying the Job Search Through Trust When You’re over 40 Years-old: Success is in the STARS (Don’t forget the last “S”)

(This is part 4 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) When I was learning to drive a car, Jack Riley, my instructor taught me to take the following action when changing lanes, “Signal, mirror, blind…
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October 18, 2019 2

Simplifying the Job Search Through TRUST When You’re Over 40-Years Old: Understanding Social Media

(This is part 3 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) The biggest challenge for the over-40 job seeker is often technology, and this is most prevalent when one hasn’t had to look for a job…
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October 14, 2019 0

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

The Sher Way to Simplifying the Job Search Through Trust When You’re Over 40-Years Old: Take Inventory

(This is part 1 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) Many of my clients still say they “don’t know what they want to be when they grow up” even when they are deep into their…
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September 24, 2019 0

Where Did Everyone Go?

Getting laid-off… separated, down-sized, fired…is a very painful experience. This is especially true of the mid-late career worker. The most valuable tool to help land the next position is one’s network and the best place to start is with former colleagues. Ghosting But a funny thing happens when employment status changes and it’s not funny…
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September 11, 2019 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