Tag Archives: Best Fit Forward

City Island: A Family Fit

 City Island is a movie that came and went–fast. I probably would have missed it altogether if it hadn't been one of the few "On Demand" films available at a friend's house. I'm glad my friends and I discovered it. … Continue reading

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New DOL Tool Helps You Find Your Best Fit

If you're like many job seekers I know, you may be chastising yourself for a change of heart–or a sudden lack of interest in the job opportunity that seem oh-so very exciting to you–before you actually worked in it! Do … Continue reading

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Happy New Job Search (& Why You Gotta Be)

Labor Day is the equivalent of a one-two punch for job seekers and employers. It's back-to-school and New Year's resolutions rolled into one: Summer vacations are over, it's time to get back to the hiring game. Employers post more listings, … Continue reading

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The “Ouch” Factor in Job Search

I’ve been working in the career management industry for over 12 years now. During that time, I’ve met on a one-on-one basis with thousands of job seekers and I’ve facilitated a number of groups. I love helping people with job search; … Continue reading

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Recession Popcorn (& Having Fun Again)

Outside of my work with private clients, my consulting projects, and my freelance writing and speaking gigs, I organize a MeetUp group of job seekers based in NYC. Through the group, I've met fashion designers, former Wall Street analysts, telecom … Continue reading

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On the Exit Strategy

Suddenly, it seems safe to quit a job again. It’s only Tuesday and already two dramatic exit strategies have captivated our attention. First, there was the flight attendant who quit with a little bit of profanity and drama—grabbing a couple … Continue reading

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Hitting a Career Home Run: Are You Playing the Right Game?

I grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, home of the University of South Carolina (USC) and the Fighting Gamecocks. My dad and two of my uncles have served on the faculty of the school, so that officially makes me a faculty … Continue reading

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