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Your next salary negotiation starts NOW

Everyone would like to make more. But if you feel underpaid, under-utilized or under-appreciated, the feeling is especially keen. You can start NOW to work toward a salary increase of $10,000 – $30,000, just by being more proactive in your current job. Here are some tips: Learn your worth. Some employees focus on what others are paid at […]

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Do this 7 times a week

I always recommend that my clients have “7 sessions a week on LinkedIn.” That brings up two questions: “What is a LinkedIn Session?” And “How long should it be?” I consider a “session” to be a logon to check anything, even if for only one minute. But, most LinkedIn users can get in and get […]

Never saw it coming…really?

I remember an Austin employer who was concerned about the optics of a 300-person layoff. This was back in the day when our go-go economy gave everyone a sense of ease. The company announced layoffs 6 months out, 3 months out, 1 month out and 1 week out. They set up a Career Center with […]

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Life is one giant work-around

The past few months I’ve been dealing with some pretty serious health issues – all while trying to serve my clients, build my business, volunteer, and be a super-wife, super-mom and super-grandma. You do all that, too. I know. The doctor who literally SAVED my life pronounced me “sensitive” to four main ingredients of everyday […]