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Myth of The Retirement Years

I follow John Tarnoff’s blog on Huffington Post.  As a Career Reinvention Consultant for the Boomer generation, he offers insightful essays on just about every aspect of the employment and work world as it relates to those of us over 50.  I just ran across his article from March 24, 2015 – Passion Without A […]

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What Should You Be Getting Paid?

Ever wonder whether you’re being paid more or less than you should?  Well here’s a fun and handy way of calculating a baseline for your appropriate salary: Calculating Your Salary Below is a way of determining your salary worth: – Begin by giving yourself $9.00 (minimum wage). – Add $1.00 if you are a high […]

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College Questions – the Answer to Updating Employment Interview Questions?

In one of my previous posts, Stupid Questions?!, I commented on a LinkedIn post that rather harshly maligned certain standard interview questions, labeling them “Stupid.”  There were many comments back and forth about the questions and the article.  However, the very best comes from something I saw posted today in The Daily Good. The article, […]

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Making Your Passion a Paying Business

The Big Question: What Is the Key to Successfully Commercializing Your Passion into a Business? (Post your answers in the Comments section below) Here’s what I’ve been thinking about: You’ve worked for someone all your life.  You’ve been successful both professionally and financially.  Now, however, you’ve been forced out of that career for whatever reason […]

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Words of Wisdom from a Woman Who’s Been There

Showing Up For Yourself – Some Very Wise Words [Mercury Retrograde – some other wise words! I’ve tried everything to correct the line spacing in this post and nothing has worked. So please forgive the awkwardness that the weird spacing creates. I hope you will have the patience to read it anyway.]   A friend […]

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