Is Your Dream Job Actually Someone Else’s Dream?

I just watched something on NY1 I want to share with you. Donatella Arpaia is a well-known New York restaurateur who has built a tremendously successful career on her passion for food.  But it almost didn’t happen.

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Still Waiting for My Next Job Interview. Are They Stringing Me Along?

Dear Work Coach, Hey there! Really glad I came across your site. So, here’s my story: I interviewed with a company and felt as though I had a wonderful interview. So wonderful that I even just turned down an official offer to hold out and see where things go. I know that might not have […]

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Job Interview: They Have Another Candidate. Why Would They Lead Me On?

Hi Ronnie Ann, I recently applied for an out of town, entry-level position as I have been in the process of changing fields. The company’s large, and a recruiter emailed to set up a phone interview with me. She missed our scheduled interview, and I sent an email asking if she wanted to reschedule. She […]

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I Want a Job as a Writer. What Should I Do?

Hi Ronnie Ann, How are you? Hope you are in good health. I love reading your posts. I want you to help me out here. Recently I realized that I am good at writing by blogging and enjoy it a lot. I also got good feedback from one of the sites where I write articles. […]

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Find a Name, Get the Interview, and Get That JOB!

Wanted to share this wonderful news. One of our readers decided to try some creative job search techniques, and managed to land an interview with a company she wants to work for within 48 hours of asking her question on this site. If you want to see her question, my answer and what happened, check […]

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Should I Look for a Job with a Competing Company?

AW wrote a few weeks ago asking for help about a new job he started not too long before that in software sales in the Asia-Pacific market. He thought it was a dream job, but the dream turned out to be a nightmare for him. He originally was recruited with the possibility that the job […]

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How a New Resume and Cover Letter Got Her the Job Interview!

She came to me with an ok resume and so-so cover letter…doubtful that just changing those 2 things could help her job search. But she got a nice surprise when

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Help! Recruiter Lied. Now I’m Stuck in a Job I Hate!

Dear Work Coach, I have no idea what to say on a job interview when I seek the next job. So I really need your help…please…I feel myself in the dead water!

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Job Search: The Simplest Job Networking Tip of All

What could this golden gem be? Is there a trick? Some secret sauce only the most savvy know about?…working with a woman who finds job networking intimidating

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Help! My Hollywood Dream Job is Eating Me Alive

I’m 27-years old and work in the movie business…I thought I was doing pretty good. Cut to six months later and…I can never do it ‘just right’ for my boss.

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