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stop overthinking networking
Career Etiquette
Lori Bumgarner

Why You Need to Stop Overthinking Networking

Networking is necessary not just for a successful job search, but also for a successful career as a whole. In fact it’s so important you should spend 80% of your job search networking and only 20% applying to online job postings. This is because 80% of the working population found

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career help
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Know When It’s Time to Get Career Help

My freshman year of college I found myself struggling in my college algebra class. In fact, my entire class was struggling. That’s because our professor always let us out of class 20 minutes early and never assigned us any homework. At first we all thought this was great! What college

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career ruin
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Avoid Common Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Career

There are many wrong moves you can make in your career. We’ve all fallen on our faces a few times, especially during the learning curve of a new job. But some mistakes are worse than others. Today I’m focusing on some of the common mistakes that can ruin your career

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networking
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Be Realistic About Networking (Re-Post)

Networking is a necessary part of the career development process. It helps you discover opportunities you never knew existed. This could include a career that is just the thing that fits nicely with your passions and strengths. Or it could include opportunities in a field you’re already passionate about. But

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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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pick your brain
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Why “Can I Pick Your Brain?” Is the Wrong Approach

I was sitting at my desk in my office when the email showed up in my inbox. It was another request for an informational interview. (If you don’t know what an informational interview is, Google it.) But this request was different from all the others. It wasn’t the usual lame

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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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last half of 2018
Goal-setting
Lori Bumgarner

How to Make the Most of the Last Half of 2018

In just less than two weeks we’ll begin the last half of 2018. Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year?! For me, 2018 has already been filled with ups and downs, as I’m sure it has also been for you. The mid-point of the year is always a

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side hustle on your resume
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Should You Share Your Side Hustle on Your Resume?

As a career coach I often get the question,  “Should I put my side hustle on my resume?”  This question comes from a variety of clients.  Sometimes it’s from clients who still have plans to turn their side hustle into a full-time gig, but in the meantime need to find

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last minute job interview
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Faced With a Last Minute Job Interview? Help is On the Way!

You submitted your resume for the job your friend told you about, thinking you’ll probably have a week or two before you get a call for an interview. If you even get a call. And if you do, you’re thinking they’ll probably schedule you for your interview the following week,

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never burn a bridge
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

Never Say Never: How to Know When You Should Let a Bridge Burn

“Never burn a bridge.” We’ve all been told by mentors, career experts and well-meaning friends and co-workers to “never burn a bridge.” It’s the number one rule of networking. Or is it? There’s always an exception to the rule. And this rule is no different. Never Say Never Whenever I

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