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Career Success Requires Parallel Paths: Part 3

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

About Career Potential

What can you do to get off the job treadmill? In Part 3 of this 3-part video series, Ford R. Myers, Award-Winning Career Coach and Author, discusses how “parallel paths” help you achieve your career potential.
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Career Success Requires Parallel Paths: Part 2

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Career Success Parallel Paths

In Part 2 of this 3-part blog and video series, Ford R. Myers, Award-Winning Career Coach and Author, dives deeper into the “parallel paths” strategy for career success. Read more »

New Year, New Career: Your Power Plan for Success in 2018

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

New Year New Career

New Year, New Career: Americans make all kinds of New Year resolutions – to lose weight, to stop smoking, to spend more time with family and friends. However, one rarely hears anyone say, “I’m committed to improving my career situation this year.” Read more »

10 Career Success Strategies For The Holidays

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

10 career Success strategies for the holidays

Every year as the holidays approach, most job-seekers and career changers make the mistake of halting all their efforts. This is a huge error. Find out why! Read more »

Career Success Requires Parallel Paths: Part 1

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Career Negotiation

In Part 1 of this 3-part blog and video series, Ford R. Myers, Award-Winning Career Coach and Author, introduces the “parallel paths” strategy for career success. Read more »

Plug Into the Competition and Win

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

competition

One important way that you can improve your odds in the job search is to research and be aware of the competition. There are two kinds of competition in this context: other companies in your field and other professionals in roles similar to yours. Read more »

Retirement: A Natural Evolution of Career Development

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

retirement

Rather than only asking, “Do I have enough money to retire,” clients are asking a far more powerful question: “What kind of life do I want to live in this next phase of my existence?” Read more »

The Simplest, Shortest Formula for Success

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Career success

Ford R. Myers shares his simple formula for career success. Read more »

Three Vital Questions about Values

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

vital questions

What are your top five values? Business Dictionary defines values this way: Important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by the members of a culture about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. Values have a major influence on a person’s behavior and attitude and serve as broad guidelines in all situations. Some common business[…..]… Read more »

Handling Difficult Interview Questions

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Interview Questions

I have noticed over the years in my Career Consulting practice that candidates often get “trapped” in interview questions that are designed to make them say something negative or self-defeating (which generally leads to rejection). Indeed, job-seekers are not even aware of how negative many of their answers sound at interviews!
The following are some of the most commonly-asked interview questions, along with suggested approaches for answers. Read more »

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