Leslie Juvin-Acker - career coach

How To Spot A Real Career Coach

Make sure you get everything you’ve bargained for! Are you worried about the future of your career? Don’t know what to do next? Think you need some help but don’t know how to choose a coach that is right for you? Consider these main factors in choosing a life or career coach: 1.CERTIFICATION AND EDUCATION There are no governing bodies or institutions that regulate the coaching profession. No licenses are required, either, meaning there are...

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Success At Any Age

It was at my day job years ago that I encountered small mindedness. One of my co-workers told me that I was being judged primarily on my age and that because of my age - despite my advanced successes - I would not be taken seriously. I reflected on this comment and wondered if age - and years of experience - were truly necessary for success. Experience is important, yes. It’s how knowledge...

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Find Peace: Simplify Your Life

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. ~ Confucius Do you insist on making life complicated? Do you do so without even realizing it? Is your life full of struggle between yourself and those you love? Are you having a hard time at work or finding a job? Simplify life and find your peace now! BE MINDFUL Be mindful about the life you want to live. Ask yourself if you want to...

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Effective Communication: Context Over Content

  “There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.” - Dale Carnegie Have you ever had a friend or acquaintance who had an idea much different than your own? Can you imagine this person insulting you in front of others because your opinion...

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Write The Perfect Cover Letter

  How To Write The Perfect Cover Letter DO NOT DESTROY YOUR CHANCES What are cover letters supposed to say, anyway? The following is how I pretty much see standard cover letters: “I’m so and so and I have this much experience and I think you should hire me because I can do x,y, and z. Please contact me if you feel like it. “ I can’t tell you how people - even with stellar resumes -...

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19 Reasons Why You Failed The Job Interview

Lesile Juvin-Acker Shares 19 Reasons You Failed That Job Interview 1. Poor personal appearance Take a good look in the mirror. Do your clothes need tailoring and ironing? Do you have poor hygiene, yellow teeth, or smell funny? Ask someone who can give you objective observations about your personal appearance. Correct them immediately. Attention to yourself displays that you will give proper attention to your job. 2. Overly aggressive Don’t try to bully someone into hiring...

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6 Ways To Liberate Yourself From Your Ego

Our egos are the part of ourselves that distinguishes our individual selves as different and separate from the outside world. As a function of our being-ness on earth, it reminds us of our separateness as people and, at the same time, our unity as human beings. From time to time, our egos and this sense of separateness can get the best of us and an unhealthy ego and rear its ugly head. When...

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