CAREER HACK #37 – THE GOLF PRINCIPLE

Happy Gilmore

As a Career Coach I’ve worked with some really amazing and passionate people who have gotten really bad or in-congruent career advice over the years. Let me use a personal experience as an example. It’s about golf… don’t worry it’ll circle back to career advice, I promise. I am a horrible golfer! I generally golf with…

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CAREER HACK #36 – COVER LETTER MYTH

Cover Letter

I had a number of people on the Skills to Achieve Facebook page ask me to write an article on writing a Cover Letter. So here I go. The first thing you have to remember when writing a cover letter is… if they are ever read (which is less than 10% of the time) cover…

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CAREER HACK#35 – STOP BRINGING YOU WITH YOU…

You with you

I hate the term “dream job.” My dream job is to be a leading man in Hollywood – no amount of career coaching will help me get there! To me it’s all about finding your ideal job, the job you deserve, the job that lets you live the life you want. Confusing isn’t it? Here…

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CAREER HACK #34 – MONKEY TRAP/CAREER CHANGE.

monkey trap

Definition – Monkey Trap A cage containing some nuts with a hole large enough for a monkey’s hand to fit in, but not large enough for a monkey’s fist (clutching the nuts) to come out. Used to “catch” monkeys that lack the intellect to let go of the nuts and run away. Definition – Career…

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