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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.

Approach a job search with an attitude of gratitude
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Can Gratitude Help a Job Search?

As the holidays approach the focus is on what we are grateful for and spreading joy. But job seekers, or those in any type of career transition, may f... Read More
Women in business: are these 3 traits hurting you?
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Are These 3 Traits Helping or Hurting You at Work?

This is the first article in a series on Women In Business from Margery Miller. I have been coaching entrepreneurs and women in business for over 3... Read More
Surrounding yourself with the right people is crucial to business success.
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Life is all about people.  Business is all about relationships.

“Treasure your relationships, not your possessions.” ~ Anthony J. D’Angelo Having worked in tech for upwards of over three decades, a question ... Read More
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5 Things You Should Know Before Announcing Your Retirement

Congratulations! You are hot! Yes...you! As a woman in your prime, you just made history. You are the hottest demographic in the labor market today. ... Read More
Believability in the workplace is crucial to your success.
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5 Traits You Need for Clients to Believe You

The degree to which your clients believe you will dramatically impact your success. Research at the University of Houston identified five factors that... Read More
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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
Federal Jobs Over 50
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3 Tips to Land a Federal Job

With a slew of holidays upon us that celebrate our nation, it only makes sense to pause and reflect upon the vast numbers of professionals it takes on... Read More
5 Tips For Landing A Job When You’re Over 50
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How’s Your “Business” Bedside Manner?

Could it be that the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Federation of State Medical Boards are on to something that far too many entrepreneur... Read More
Communicating with Clients
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You Never Write. You Never Call. Your Clients Go Elsewhere.

With infrequent communication, even your closest friends will forget about you- let alone those you count on for business. So, why is it we so often f... Read More
Hamlet Career Advice
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Career Advice from William Shakespeare

“This above all: to thine own self be true.” -William Shakespeare, Hamlet Act I, Scene III [caption id="attachment_48565" align="aligncenter"... Read More
Skill Stack for Career Advancement
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3 Tips to Inventory, Stack and Sell Your Skills for Career Advancement

Whose got skills? Women in their Prime have, whether by design or default, developed many skills. When it is time to look at career advancement, secu... Read More
Gender Wage Gap
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8 Tips on Closing the Gender Wage Gap

In the decade of the 1970’s, I graduated from college with a degree in mathematics and certification to teach that subject. Upon graduation, I could... Read More