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Career Maker is where you find expert advice on how to reach that last rung on the ladder in your pursuit of the executive suite or how to find a seat on a public board.

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How to Have a Dynamic Career: 40s, 50s, 60s

Women’s lives are complicated in their 40s, 50s and 60s. As someone who researches professional women in midlife and is a long time executive coach ... Read More
Ageing Feature
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Companies Benefit From Ageing Employees

Seriously threatening the bottom line of many American businesses today, there lurks a significant crisis—the loss of the institutional memory of ex... Read More
fear of failure
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Conquer Your Fear of Failure in 3 Easy Steps

Conquer your fear of failure in three easy steps. Oh really? In a text message, this is where I would insert a cynical emoji. See, I am a checklist... Read More
how to resign
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How to Resign? 8 Steps to Negotiate Your Best Exit

It’s not been easy...deciding to leave the company. Almost as difficult as the decision to leave will be the discussion with your leader about your ... Read More
soft skills
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3 Steps to Showcase Your Soft Skills and Land the Job

In a report from the Age Smart Employer Award program, a project of Columbia University’s Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School of Public He... Read More
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How to Transition to a New Career

Are you yearning for a career change? Changing careers later on in life makes sense for many reasons. You deserve to feel happy and passionate about w... Read More
10 things to leave off your resume
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Top 10 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

The business world isn't the same as it used to be. Hiring managers have dozens of resumes to review (an average of 75 per position) and therefore spe... Read More
best business idea
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Best Business Idea: 5 Ways To Create A Spring Spark

I love the descriptive words for spring! Refresh. Renew. Re-energize. Your best business idea could be in bloom right now!Recently our team was t... Read More
resume refresh
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Resume Refresh: 4 Steps to Get Noticed

Your resume may include your current position and responsibilities. But is it ready to be shared with recruiters and would-be employers?If you hav... Read More
job satisfaction
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Love Your Career Again: Job Satisfaction Tools

Gee, wouldn’t it be great to be that battery bunny in the Duracell ads? Then we could saunter up to an electrical outlet, plug ourselves in and wham... Read More
negotiation skills
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Get the Salary You Deserve: 3 Tips to Optimize Your Negotiation Skills

You, yes you, ALREADY are a master negotiator!While you may not be negotiating your salary every day, you are encountering negotiation examples in... Read More
Gen Y
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Bridging Generational Differences to Achieve Success and Growth

The old baseball great, Satchel Paige, provided sage advice when he cautioned, “It ain’t the things you know that’ll hurt you, it’s the things... Read More