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A Year of Self Preservation from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

10/15/2018
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A Year of Self Preservation from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” As I have done for the past several years, 2013 starts with a word or phrase that I will focus on throughout the year. It is always my hope that […] Read more on this topic: Event: Douglas speaks on “A Year of Self Preservation” at Tuesdays with Transitioners Event: Douglas speaks on “A Year of Self Preservation” at Tuesdays with...

Duration:00:06:17

Start the New Year without a plan From the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

10/8/2018
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Start the New Year without a plan From the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” In the past, I have written columns on starting the New Year off right in terms of your career. I have told you “Don’t make resolutions, make action […] Read more on this topic: Start the New Year without a plan — From the Career Opportunities Podcast Archive: Take time for a mid-year review — from the Career Opportunities Podcast...

Duration:00:06:44

Halfway out of the dark from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

10/1/2018
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Halfway out of the dark from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” “…wherever people are, in the deepest part of the winter, at the exact mid-point, everybody stops and turns and hugs. As if to say, “Well done. Well done, everyone! We’re […] Read more on this topic: Halfway out of the dark — from the Career Opportunities Podcast Audio: Organization: The 7 Skills of a Successful Careerist — from the Career...

Duration:00:06:39

Tips for the long-term unemployed from the Career Opportunities Podcast

9/24/2018
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Tips for the long-term unemployed from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Throughout my life, both offline and online, I meet many people who — for lack of a better term — find themselves among the long-term unemployed. They might be working […] Read more on this topic: Tips for the long-term unemployed – Career Opportunities Podcast News: Unemployed Techies Hope To Help Themselves At LaidOffCamp Start...

Duration:00:06:01

What You Need: Presenting Yourself Well from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

9/17/2018
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What You Need: Presenting Yourself Well from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” With this column I am starting an ongoing series entitled, “What You Need.” These columns will highlight what I consider the fundamental foundations of any career. These foundations often […] Read more on this topic: What You Need: Presenting Yourself Well — from the Career Opportunities Podcast What I tell every new...

Duration:00:06:50

Do your best work from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

9/3/2018
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Do your best work from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” In any given day at work, we are faced with a multitude of — often conflicting — priorities. We are trying to keep everyone happy, from our boss to our customers, […] Read more on this topic: Work your contacts like a pro from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio] It doesn’t take permission to do good work from the Career Opportunities Podcast...

Duration:00:05:37

The more things change…the better! from the Career Opportunities Podcast

8/27/2018
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The more things change…the better! from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Echo, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” I was walking around a local store yesterday when I was struck with a bit of an epiphany. There, on the end of a shopping aisle, were some lightbulbs for […] Read more on this topic: The more things change…the better! — from the Career Opportunities Podcast Archive: Change before you are forced to change — from the Career...

Duration:00:07:22

Stop worshipping the obsessive from the Career Opportunities Podcast

8/20/2018
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Stop worshipping the obsessive from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” As a people, Americans love to worship the obsessives among us. Witness the near deification of Steve Jobs and other amazing business people. We are quick to forgive them their sins […] Read more on this topic: Stop worshipping the obsessive — from the Career Opportunities Podcast We must stop lying to ourselves from the Career...

Duration:00:08:23

The Best Time Is Always Now! from the Career Opportunities Podcast

8/13/2018
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The Best Time Is Always Now! from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Often, when facing important decisions, we are counseled to “go slow — take our time — don’t jump from the frying pan into the fire”. While there is certainly […] Read more on this topic: Don’t Disqualify Yourself from the Career Opportunities Podcast Don’t be tentative in your endeavors from the Career Opportunities Podcast The...

Duration:00:05:29

Don’t Disqualify Yourself from the Career Opportunities Podcast

8/6/2018
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Don’t Disqualify Yourself from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” There are plenty of opportunities in your career to be rejected. You might have your ideas for a new project rejected. Your application for a new job or new promotion might be […] Read more on this topic: Don’t Disqualify Yourself – Podcast Opting out of social media is no longer an option from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]...

Duration:00:05:58

Fear should move you to action, not inaction from the Career Opportunities Podcast

7/29/2018
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Fear should move you to action, not inaction from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Fear is an ever-present part of our lives. Since the days when humans stalked — and were stalked — on the plains, fear has been an integral […] Read more on this topic: Fear should move you to action, not inaction – Podcast New, different, action is the way to recover from career setbacks — from the Career...

Duration:00:07:04

Go where you are most needed from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

7/23/2018
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Go where you are most needed from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” I was talking to one of our cousins in Sicily recently and he was bemoaning a very common problem. He recently graduated with a Masters in Science (Laurea Specialistica) […] Read more on this topic: What you DON’T do is often more important than what you do from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio] Too Much Can’t in the World...

Duration:00:06:57

What is success….and why you might have it already! from CareerCampSCV 2012 [Audio] (40:00)

7/16/2018
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What is success….and why you might have it already! from CareerCampSCV 2012 [Audio] (40:00) Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Douglas E. Welch (http://douglasewelch.com/career) presents “What is success….and why you might have it already!” at CareerCampSCV (Santa Clarita Valley) 2012 (http://careercampscv.wordpress.com) There has been a “perversion” […] Read more on this topic: Audio: What is success….and why you might have it...

Duration:00:40:02

Career Compass: Finding Your Career North from CareerCampSCV 2012 from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

7/9/2018
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Career Compass: Finding Your Career North from CareerCampSCV 2012 from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio] Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Douglas E. Welch presents “Career Compass: Finding Your Career North” at CareerCampSCV (Santa Clarita Valley) 2012 (http://careercampscv.wordpress.com) Listen to this entire presentation (44:14) – Career Compass: Finding […] Read more on this topic: Audio: Career Compass: Finding Your...

Duration:00:44:13

Don’t be tentative in your endeavors from the Career Opportunities Podcast

7/2/2018
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Don’t be tentative in your endeavors from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” We can all be scared when starting a new endeavour. Whether it is a new job, a new business, a new relationship, the fear of the unknown can stop […] Read more on this topic: Don’t be tentative in your endeavors – Podcast Career Opportunities 2012 – Listen to all the shows from this year! Out with the old job market and in...

Duration:00:05:44

Out with the old job market and in with the new from the Career Opportunities Podcast

6/25/2018
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Out with the old job market and in with the new from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” It is graduation time again here in the US. College graduates, high school graduates and, in the case of my own son, a graduation […] Read more on this topic: Out with the old job market and in with the new – Podcast You can, and should, do more than have an on-the-job meltdown from the Career Opportunities Podcast...

Duration:00:05:57

Your career depends on the company you keep from the Career Opportunities Podcast

6/18/2018
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Your career depends on the company you keep from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” “CHAPTER XXII — CONCERNING THE SECRETARIES OF PRINCES The choice of servants is of no little importance to a prince, and they are good or not according […] Read more on this topic: Your career depends on the company you keep – Podcast Archive: Your job depends on those around you — from the Career Opportunities Podcast...

Duration:00:07:10

The little truths we need to tell ourselves from the Career Opportunities Podcast

6/11/2018
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The little truths we need to tell ourselves from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Telling the truth, especially in situations that require it, is important to every career. The truth can be hard. It can be dangerous to your job. It can […] Read more on this topic: Career Opportunities 2012 – Listen to all the shows from this year! The little truths we need to tell ourselves – Podcast Archive: A...

Duration:00:05:48

Acting and Your Career from the Career Opportunities Podcast

6/4/2018
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Acting and Your Carer from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Given my focus on computer consulting and writing, it always seems to amaze people when I tell them that my college degree is actually unrelated to either of these areas. I graduated […] Read more on this topic: Acting and your career – Podcast A college degree isn’t a license to a great career from the Career Opportunities Podcast Archive:...

Duration:00:06:12

The pain of solving a problem today is always less than the pain of solving it tomorrow from the Career Opportunities Podcast

5/28/2018
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The pain of solving a problem today is always less than the pain of solving it tomorrow from the Career Opportunities Podcast Listen to this podcast …or tell your Alexa, “Alexa, play the podcast Career Opportunities” Human conflict can be troubling to all parties involved. For myself, being forced into conflict with others leaves me […] Read more on this topic: The pain of solving a problem today is always less than the pain of solving it tomorrow – Podcast Career Opportunities Podcasts...

Duration:00:05:58