career coaching

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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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successful career
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

What You Need to Know to Ensure A Successful Career

As both a career coach and a creative thinker, I’m always brainstorming unique and out-of-the-box ways to help my clients have a successful career. It’s important to be innovative and unconventional when competition for opportunities is fierce. It’s the only way to get the attention from the right audience (those

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career mistakes
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

What Are The Biggest Career Mistakes You Should Avoid?

The post below was originally published on Quora as a response to the question, “What are the biggest career mistakes to avoid?” The number one career mistake to avoid is to go into a career someone else is pushing you into, whether that includes parents, spouse, friends, etc. The number

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Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

paNASH is Celebrating Its 10-Year Anniversary!

Ten years ago today, I walked into the Davidson County Clerk’s office to get a business license for paNASH. I had no idea what I was doing since I’d never started a business before. It was scary to say the least. But, I put one foot in front of the

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realistic networking
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Be Realistic About Networking

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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quitting a job
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

5 Common Fears (and Myths) of Quitting a Job You Hate

You hate your job, but because of it you don’t have the time or energy to start the overwhelming process of finding something new. And you think you can’t quit it until you find another job. But is that really a true statement, or just common myth? Let’s look at

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career growth
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Take Responsibility for Your Career Growth

Lately I’ve had several people contact me who’ve said, “I can’t seem to move up in my career. I keep taking on the same low-level jobs and don’t know how to get out of this cycle and move up to something better. I feel stuck!” Oftentimes there’s a simple explanation

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life transitions
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Handle Life Transitions Gracefully

“If you let it, life will take you on a grand journey beyond anything you could ever plan for. If you are receptive and open, you will be and do things far outside your current view of yourself.” Benjamin Hardy In Benjamin Hardy’s recent article entitled How to Reach the

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successful career transition
Career Advice
Lori Bumgarner

How to Develop a Mindset for a Successful Career Transition

Thank you to Tom Kuegler, Huffington Post writer and editor of The Post-Grad Survival Guide, for recently featuring his interview with me on making a successful career transition, originally published on The Mission 4 Important Thoughts for a Successful Career Transition Career Coach Lori Bumgarner, M.Ed. loves helping people with

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