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Sharper Resumes – Results, Relevance

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

by Tracy Laswell, CPRW, JCTC - CAREER-Magic.com More than ever before, a job seeker's resume must be carefully composed in such a way that each word on the page supports a specific career objective. And it better be all about benefits of hiring you: 75% or more of the content needs to prove your …

Why you need to go “Above & Beyond” in your Job Search

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Great article by Aldo Svaldi in Sunday's Denver Post. http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_13735365 What I liked about this particular article is that instead of just relating the bad news, it offers insights into what's going on behind the scenes when you apply for a job and practical ways to …

Top 10 Interview Tips

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Top Ten Things You Need To Know About Interviewing - a quick review list by Tracy Laswell Valdez, CAREER-Magic.com. Want to learn more? Call us for a coaching session: 303-424-1700 1.    Getting an interview is an accomplishment all by itself. Celebrate it and begin building the relationship! …

Caffeinated Careers Club Westminster – 2nd Friday of the Month

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

What's the Caffeinated Careers Club? Caffeinated Careers Club in Westminster (formerly Olde Town Arvada) is one of the Denver metro area's longest-running job search club. Often imitated, but never matched! At the Caffeinated Careers Club, we network, share advice, job leads, resources, and e…

Connecting with Recruiters in Your Job Search

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

by Tracy Laswell My job search clients often ask me for referrals to a good "headhunter." Other folks find me on LinkedIn read in my profile that I work as a Contract Recruiter and want me to "work with them" on finding a new job. After a little Q&A on the subject, I often find that my client…

Identify, Connect with, Research Target Companies

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Looking for work? Your mind may turn to Monster, CareerBuilder, and other sites of that nature. Instead, check out Indeed.com or SimplyHired.com for one-stop job ad shopping that covers many sources. These are smart employment metasites that index vital information multiple ways. Once you identif…

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Friday, July 10th, 2015

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Helping Friends & Family Through a Job Search: 10 Do’s & Don’t’s

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

By Tracy Laswell, CAREER-Magic.com tracy@career-magic.com – 303-424-1700 No doubt about it, job searching is a trying time, not just for job seekers, but for family and friends as well. And of course we want to help, we really do. Sometimes we’re successful, and sometimes we need to be more …

Equanimity

Monday, March 28th, 2011

by Katie B. Smith In Pema Chodron’s book, Comfortable with Uncertainty, she states, “to cultivate equanimity we practice catching ourselves when we feel attraction or aversion, before it hardens into grasping or negativity.”  Webster’s Dictionary defines equanimity as, “evenness of min…

My Favorite Thing: A Fresh Start

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Allow me to share a guilty pleasure with you - I am utterly hooked by shows like "Clean House." Invariably, watching the perky team of experts declutter, clean, paint, and redecorate some poor slob's house gets me twitching to do the same. One of the things I have discovered about myself is I love n…