New Year Career Resolutions

By | January 16th, 2014|Career Change, Career Counseling, Dreams, Resumes|

KEEP THESE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE YOUR CAREER IN 2014 I can recommend more than four, but if you attend to these, you’ll be miles ahead of most people. I’ll introduce each with an important question to ask yourself: 1. “What’s working for me and what isn’t in my work life?” Many people go through [...]

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Five REAL Reasons To Update Your Resume

By | April 8th, 2013|Career Change, Career Counseling, Dreams, Job Search, Outplacement Services, Resume Writing Services, Resumes|

Every single day, I hear from someone how unhappy they are in their job, how they are bored to tears or wishing for more opportunity or money. When I ask them if they are looking for a new job, more often than not they tell me they haven’t updated their resume. The idea of an [...]

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Three Tips On Creating Your Dream Job

By | March 10th, 2013|Career Change, Career Counseling, Dreams, Job Search, Outplacement Services|

This is me dreaming big! All of us have an idea of a dream job in the back of our minds.You know the one.It's that job you think about late at night when you can't fall asleep.  It's that job you daydream about when you're in the middle of doing a mundane task at work. [...]

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Career Change Or Discovery

By | January 6th, 2013|Career Assessment, Career Change, Dreams, Eugene, Job Search, Oregon, Resume Writing Services, Resumes|

Our work at PurposeWorks is not just about career change or changing jobs. Sometimes, it is about discovering what you are excited about - your purpose - and discovering that where you are right now is exactly where you need and want to be. Something just needs to you. Maybe where you are right [...]

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Clear Goals Create Change

By | January 1st, 2013|Career Change, Dreams, Oregon, Outplacement Services, Resumes|

Someone I know - I am not kidding - was holding off big plans for his life, just in case the world ended. I encouraged him to take action and stop procrastinating because I didn't want him to have regrets. Well, December 21, 2012 has come and gone...and it's January 1, 2013...and we survived. What [...]

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I’d Love That Job! Apply!

By | December 6th, 2012|Dreams, Oregon|

Have you ever seen a cool job posting and thought, "I'd love to do that job!" but tossed the ad aside without applying? You just didn't think you were qualified? I would bet cold, hard cash - more than once. I would encourage you to stop throwing away those job postings and GO FOR IT! [...]

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Combining Your Passion and Your Career

By | November 20th, 2012|Career Change, Detours, Dreams|

I read recently that "It's a beautiful thing when career and passion come together." These words spoke deeply to me. For the first time in my life, I can honestly say I am experiencing the convergence of passion and career...and loving it! For years, I struggled with doubt that I had made a mistake pursuing [...]

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Remember Who You Wanted To Be

By | February 19th, 2012|Detours, Dreams|

I use to have a car that met an early demise at the hands of my daughter, Sarah, on the Ferry Street Bridge in Eugene, Oregon. The accident ripped the entire front end from the Ford Taurus. The concrete median on the bridge was in pretty bad shape too. Thankfully, Sarah survived without a scratch…and, [...]

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