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Ensure The Right Career By Identifying Your Enjoyable Skills

The 5-Step Method Starts with Assessing Your Accomplishments This is the most commonly skipped step in a job search even though it is the most critical step in learning what is important to you in a new job. Deciding what you want starts with understanding your accomplishments and the skills you enjoy using. Understanding those…

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Job Seeking Over 50

Losing your job after age 50 is about as unsettling as it gets. You should be on the home stretch toward retirement, and instead you’re wondering if you’ll have to dip into your 401(k) just to make ends meet. Competing with millennials can seem a daunting prospect. Age discrimination is real out there, both in…

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7 Tips to Embark on a Journey to Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship takes skills, grit, and determination. Successfully branching out on your own is difficult no matter the industry, but it is possible, even if you have to break glass ceilings. A few years ago one of the GetFive coaches was invited to moderate a panel of speakers featuring three women who made the transition from the…

Thinking of Starting a Business? Start With The Seven Stories Exercise®

Roughly 15 percent of the people who come to GetFive seeking career guidance and coaching end up starting their own businesses or become consultants. This is due to the fact they have taken the time to review their career path and future goals via GetFive’s Seven Stories Exercise® and have completed the Forty-Year Vision®,  all apart…

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How Spot Opportunities Can Advance Your Career

  Spot opportunities can be the secret weapon in your job search. A spot opportunity indicates change is occurring in your company or industry, and your proactive efforts can put your career on the fast track to greatness. Here are several examples of spot opportunities: News that a company will go public. Part of the…

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7 Simple Steps to an All-Star LinkedIn Profile

Do you have a LinkedIn profile simply because you’re “supposed” to have one? If so, you could be missing out on your next big career opportunity. A minimal profile with lackluster information is only slightly better than having no profile at all. Instead, you can give yourself an edge by fully filling out information and…

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