Career Change/Career Transition

Category: Career Change/Career Transition

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Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

The Most Popular paNASH Blog Posts of 2018

I’m so grateful to all you readers who loyally follow the paNASH blog from week to week. I love hearing your stories of how a particular blog post gave you the courage to pursue your passions. Your support and feedback means so much to me. As a thank you, here’s

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sucky job
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Make Your Sucky Job More Bearable (Until You Can Leave)

Most of the places I’ve worked at in my career have been wonderful places of employment. However, there was one college I worked for that had low staff morale campus-wide. I provided career services for the students, but oftentimes faculty and staff would come to my office seeking job search

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LinkedIn
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Gain a Little Protection From Ageism (Part 2)

In last week’s Part 1 post, I talked about the unfortunate reality of ageism that still occurs in the hiring process. I also talked about several things you can avoid on your resume to reduce your risk of age discrimination and increase your chances of landing an interview. This week

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ageism
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Gain a Little Protection From Ageism (Part 1)

While ageism is illegal in hiring processes, it unfortunately still happens to those over 40. Also unfortunately, there’s not a lot a job seeker can do to fight it. My clients who’ve previously experienced age discrimination often say, “If I could just get in the door for an interview I

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paycheck
Career Change/Career Transition
Lori Bumgarner

You Don’t Have To Be a Slave To a Paycheck

You may remember reading about my client Robert in my post entitled “How to Know If You’re In the Wrong Job“. Robert is the one who has talents and passions in both illustration and foreign languages. But instead he had a job he dreaded going to every day. When you

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career disruption
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

What Happens When Your Passion Disrupts Your Career?

It was 2011 and I was waiting for my new client in his publicist’s conference room. He was a recording artist coming in to begin his media coaching with me to prep him for his radio interviews. In our first session he told me his life story, how he got

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confidence
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Do You Want to Be More Confident in Your Career?

Whenever I meet with a potential career coaching client, one of the first questions I ask is,  “What do you wish you had more of: time, money, or confidence?” The majority of people respond with confidence as their top choice. Confidence seems to elude so many people.  Why is this?

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living in the moment
Career Change/Career Transition
Lori Bumgarner

How to Be More Successful By Living In the Moment

I was all harnessed up and clipped in to the cables at the new Adventure Park Nashville when it was time to step out onto my first tree-to-tree bridge element. I paused for a second and thought, there’s no way I can do this. It seemed not only uncomfortable, but

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right time to leave your job
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

When Is the Right Time to Leave Your Job?

The short answer to this question is when you: a) have enough AND b) have had enough! There are several different items that can fall into both the a) and the b) categories.  When You Have Enough It may be the right time to leave your job when you have enough:

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job loss
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

What You Need to Know About a Job Loss

As a career coach and outplacement counselor, I work with many people who’ve been laid off from their jobs. Some saw the writing on the wall and knew the layoff was coming. Others were completely blindsided. If you expect (or even suspect) you’ll soon be losing your job, here’s what

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