Lori Bumgarner

Author: Lori Bumgarner

networking
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Avoid an Epic Fail When Networking

Networking often feels awkward, and can sometimes backfire, even with the best of intentions. Add to it the awkwardness and limitations of a pandemic, and you’ve got yourself a potential epic fail. We’ve all failed at least once in our networking strategies. This week, I want to provide some tips

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résumé
Out-of-the-box Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Is Your Resume Not Working?

Maybe it’s time to approach résumé writing from a different angle If you’ve sent out hundreds of résumés and still aren’t getting interviews, maybe it’s time to re-think your resume. Most job seekers approach résumé writing from the wrong perspective. They think their résumé is about them, when in actuality, it’s

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job search strategies
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Are Your Job Search Strategies Not Working for You?

Maybe it’s time to try something different. If you’ve been at your job search for a while now and still aren’t seeing results, maybe it’s time for some new or different job search strategies. You’re probably familiar with the Albert Einstein quote, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and

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2020
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Who Needs a Day Off From 2020?

I know I sure could use a day off from 2020! For the first time in a long time, I’m experiencing writers block for this blog, and I just need a little time off from trying to come up with my next topic. This year has been so eventful, but

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veteran
Career Change/Career Transition
Lori Bumgarner

How to Go From Veteran Hero to Civilian Employee

When I first started out in career coaching, I worked as the director of a career center at a college located next to the largest military installation in the world. Many of our students were U.S. veteran men and women making the transition from the military to a civilian job.

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thank you notes
Career Etiquette
Lori Bumgarner

How to Write the Best Thank You Notes for Your Interviews

Update: I failed to clarify early on in the original post that a type written thank you note should be sent via snail mail. Thank you to one of my readers for bringing this to my attention! This is the month we celebrate thanksgiving. Therefore, it’s only fitting to have

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relocating
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Best Search For a Job When Relocating

One of my good friends has relocated to where she’s dreamed of living for over a year now. This past summer, she hired me to help her with the process of relocating and finding a job in another state. When we first started working toward her goal, she was still

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successful career
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

More Coaches’ Advice For a Successful Career

Part 2 Last week, I shared with you the first five of ten rules for a successful career. These rules were garnered from the advice of some of the world’s greatest athletic coaches, as highlighted in the recent documentary series, The Playbook: A Coach’s Rules for Life. This week I’m

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coaches
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

The Greatest Coaches Share the Best Advice From Their Playbooks

Coaches’ advice for a successful career – Part 1 I know a lot of people have cancelled their Netflix accounts, and in many ways understandably so, especially since last week a Texas grand jury indicted Netflix for the film Cuties. But despite this controversial film, Netflix has some great documentaries

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disrupts
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

What Happens When a Pandemic Disrupts Your Career?

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post about the importance of having a back-up plan if something disrupts your career. I shared about a past client of mine who was a recording artist with a unique story. His former career as a high school social studies teacher was

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LinkedIn
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Stop Looking Desperate on LinkedIn

Most professionals have a LinkedIn profile, but typically say they don’t do anything with it. That is, until they need to start looking for another job. After their profile has sat dormant for months or even years, they will dust it off, update it, and do one of two things.

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new career coach
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

paNASH Adds New Career Coach and More Services

Press release – new career coach and more services New career coach – Dr. Denisha S. Bonds paNASH LLC is excited to announce the addition of career coach Dr. Denisha S. Bonds. Dr. Bonds combines creativity and expertise to help clients design the careers of their dreams. She sees career

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