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Who moved the Goal Line?

Posted by
Lynn Fountain MBA CGMA CRMA
Title: Past Chief Audit Executive
Company: Business Consultant
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(Past Chief Audit Executive at Business Consultant) | 07-28-2014
With my favorite time of year nearing (Fall) and the imminent sound of football talk (my favorite sport) I was reminiscing about the sport itself. As my mind wandered on the various rules of the game...
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If At First You Don't Succeed........

Posted by
Lynn Fountain MBA CGMA CRMA
Title: Past Chief Audit Executive
Company: Business Consultant
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(Past Chief Audit Executive at Business Consultant) | 07-23-2014
If at first you don't succeed, try...try again. That may be something you heard your parents say when you grew up. We would often be told "There is no shame in failure as long as we try our...
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Your Resume is Not Getting Traction: It is not easy to read

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James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 07-23-2014
Are you invisible?  Don’t laugh.  If your resume is not generating interest, you may as well be invisible.  If your resume is not read do you exist?  If your resume is not...
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Your Resume Sucks! 5 Reasons Why.

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James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 07-16-2014
We all know the adage.  “You only get one chance to make a good first impression.”  Whereas this might not be completely accurate, where your resume is concerned it most...
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Career Undertow

Posted by
Lynn Fountain MBA CGMA CRMA
Title: Past Chief Audit Executive
Company: Business Consultant
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(Past Chief Audit Executive at Business Consultant) | 07-12-2014
If you've ever swam in the ocean and had the mis fortune to get caught in an undertow, you know those brief and scary moments where your mind is racing, your body is searching for the right...
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Over 50, In Job-Search, You might need a Career Coach.

Posted by
James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 07-01-2014
I landed my first job out of college by responding to a classified ad posted in the local newspaper.  After that, I did not need to look for another job for 11 years.  The next job I landed...
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Career Path and "The Yellow Brick Road"

Posted by
Lynn Fountain MBA CGMA CRMA
Title: Past Chief Audit Executive
Company: Business Consultant
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(Past Chief Audit Executive at Business Consultant) | 06-30-2014
If you’ve read my blogs, you’ve probably realized I like to make corollaries. Career paths can be a bit like Dorothy’s trip to Oz and her walk down the yellow brick road. Let’...
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Is Bigger Better? The Fallacy of the Network Size as the Determiner of Success

Posted by
Judy Robinett
Title: Author
Company: How To Be a Power Connector
(Author at How To Be a Power Connector) | 06-02-2014
Be honest: Do you ever brag about the size of your network? I’m well aware that many social networks “rank” you more highly as the number of your connections increase. Certainly...
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Work, Life and the Professional

Posted by
Lynn Fountain MBA CGMA CRMA
Title: Past Chief Audit Executive
Company: Business Consultant
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(Past Chief Audit Executive at Business Consultant) | 05-27-2014
As a business professional, what comes into your mind first when someone mentions the phrase "work life balance”?   Is it one of the following? A visual picture of a person...
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5 Steps For The Over-50 Job-Seeker

Posted by
James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 04-21-2014
  Companies have shed a lot of middle managers since 2009, many of whom have been highly compensated executives over 50.  Employers have learned to do more with less and to out-source...
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Branded CFOs ...

Posted by
Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials) | 02-18-2014
The branded Finance Chief is also the Chief Financial Officer who stands out from the competition with a track record of delivering value in a way that triggers an emotional connection with the buyer...
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Finance Chief Job Loss

Posted by
Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials) | 02-04-2014
John Kogan, CEO of Proformative, relayed a heart-breaking, and all-too-common story in a past post. These are folks I hear from on a regular basis and without fail they will tell me ... I never saw...
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