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The Wayfinder Chronicles

Shared stories – musings – reviews – lessons – and inspirations from along our trek.

The Stop Sign: Unpaid Experience

The Stop Sign: Unpaid Experience

Dear StopSignDoes unpaid experience count?Dear StopSign,I have experience, but it’s unpaid. Does it count? Ms. StopSign used to volunteer at an agency that helps inner-city people find a better job. One day she asked her supervisor, “Can I put this experience on my...

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Do you have to do this?

Do you have to do this?

The Beautiful Truth of Who We AreIt first began when I was driving to work.  Often I drove with the radio off, in silence, because there seemed to be so much to think about.  With work there was always a lot to think about.  For starters, what was I going to...

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Boost your credit rating

Boost your credit rating

Quick TipGet a free credit boost by paying your utility and telecom bills on time. Did you know Experian has a feature known as Boost? The feature is exclusive to Experian and allows a consumer to add certain monthly bills that you normally pay but not associated with...

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The Wayfinder Chronicles

The Wayfinder Chronicles

Introducing…Welcome to the beginning of our shared chronicles of stories, musings, reviews, lessons, and inspirations for designing the life and career you want. It is hard to get and keep one’s bearings in a rapidly changing economic and career landscape. Responding...

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The Stop Sign

The Stop Sign

Ask a coachWelcome to The Stop Sign – a job-search column offering serious career advice with a touch of humor to help you stand out among the crowd that follows the same-old, same-old advice you find all over the internet. We hope our approach will catch your...

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How Do You Learn?

How Do You Learn?

An•dra•go•gy (noun) – the method and practice of teaching adult learners.An•dra•go•gy (noun) – the method and practice of teaching adult learners. In Greek, andragogy means man-leading vs pedagogy which refers to child-leading. Malcolm Shepherd Knowles, a renowned...

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The Age Conversation Matters – What’s Yours?

The Age Conversation Matters – What’s Yours?

Three things to consider as you embark on your job search “The most influential person who talks to you all day is you; so you should be very careful about what you say to you.” ~ Zig Ziglar The Zig Ziglar quote above is one of my favorites. Age, and what we think it...

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How do I beat an assessment test?

How do I beat an assessment test?

Dear StopSign“How do I beat an assessment test” is a great question, because according to surveys, 63% of employers require assessment tests during the hiring process. These assessments are typically one of the following types: Skills–Determine the candidate’s...

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5 Stress-Busting Tools to Take on Your Job Search

5 Stress-Busting Tools to Take on Your Job Search

Got job search stress?When we’re out of work, or searching for it, we often forget, or fail to take seriously, vital stress-relieving strategies that support our emotional well being. Consider and take action around these tools to strengthen your health…and therefore...

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