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Marketing 101 for Job Seekers

By Mark Popenhagen, CMO, Turning the Corner, LLC     What does marketing and looking for a job have in common? Everything! If you’re a job seeker, then you must become a professional marketer. The good news is, you’re finally marketing something you can really believe in, YOU! The better news is, that makes it […]

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Really, Recruiters are Good People

By Jessica Meglio Senior Recruiter, Turning the Corner, LLC Recruiters can get a bad rap. I’ve heard of recruiters being criticized for being uncaring, late for scheduled calls, mass messaging people for jobs, poor follow through, being impersonal and unengaged. I get it, I’ve heard it and even experienced a “bad recruiter” before in my […]

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I Hate My Job

By Mark Popenhagen, CMO, Turning the Corner, LLC     I Hate My Job Honestly, I love my job, but as a career coach, I hear people tell me everyday, I hate my job. In fact, I’m still amazed so many people feel this way. I realize that I’m fortunate that I love what I […]

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The Job Application Process: What Do You Need To Have Ready?

By Jessie Roller, Ed.D., LPC Manager of Career Services, Turning the Corner, LLC   If you feel ready to apply for jobs online, think twice! The better prepared you are before moving towards online job boards and submitting your application, the more efficient you can be. When working with clients, many have questions about the […]

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Can Running “Lean” Destroy the Modern Manager?

By Drew Bonder, MSIO Director of Business Services, Turning the Corner, LLC Here’s a story. Debbie is a key member of a company, who has added tremendous value, both as an individual contributor and as a manager. Debbie really enjoys managing now and would love to just focus on being the best manager she can […]

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Stop The Epidemic of Bad Management

By Drew Bonder, MSIO Director of Business Services, Turning the Corner, LLC You’ve Been Promoted – NOW WHAT? Envision this. You’re an “A” player at your company. You exceed quota month after month, quarter after quarter, year after year. You’re the safe bet for any project and well recognized throughout the company. You’re the ambitious […]

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How I Lost My Dream Job in 30 Seconds

By Mark Popenhagen, CMO, Turning the Corner, LLC     It began as a normal day. I had no special plans, meetings, or obligations. I was simply running errands and enjoying life. Then it happened, as unexpected as a spring rain or in my case, a flash flood. I walked into a restaurant and saw […]

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What I Learned from Harassment Training

By Shana Gerson, PHR, Senior HR Manager, Turning the Corner, LLC     Yes, Even a Trainer can Learn from Her Class As an HR professional, I am constantly challenged in my role, but I love my job for many reasons. People are always challenging me and forcing me to look at things in a […]

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Never Use These Words In A Resume!

By Ginger Robitaille, PHR COO & HR Generalist, Turning the Corner, LLC   Your resume is your main ticket to getting hired. It sets the first impression — ALWAYS. It is important that you tailor your resume to the job posting and make sure you are relevant. Turn those job descriptions into accomplishments that showcase your […]

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A Candidate’s Horror Story

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Recently a friend of mine was interviewing with a major healthcare company in Denver. She successfully made it through the phone interview and was invited to come interview with the hiring manager. When she showed up for the on-site interview, […]

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Never Say “Deserve” When Asking for a Promotion

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Pouring into people and guiding them as they advance in their careers is something I deeply enjoy and take seriously. Watching individuals earn new responsibilities and promotions excites me! But, there is one little word that has become my pet […]

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Invest in Yourself

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     What Have You Done for Me Lately? Remember the Janet Jackson song, “What Have You Done for Me Lately?” It’s a tune that many of us sing when we think about our professional development. While it is a wonderful benefit […]

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Analytics and Human Resources. What Can Numbers do for You?

By Carrie S Ahmad, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Vice President, People, Turning the Corner, LLC     Carrie Ahmad provides her response to a recent article from the Society for Human Resource Management. We hope you find this useful. Janine Milne provides helpful insight into a recent Society for Human Resource Management report on the use of […]

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Scared of your Next Job Move?

By Shana Gerson, PHR, HR Manager, Turning the Corner, LLC     We’ve all been there at one point in our careers, watching the clock slowly tick away, waiting for work to be over so we can breathe again, never wanting Sundays to end and dreading Mondays. Or maybe you were laid off and you […]

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Networking: 2,4,6,8 – A System that really Works!

By Jodi Reiter Project Manager, Turning the Corner, LLC     I’m sure you’ve heard many professionals talk about how important it is to network when you are looking for a job. Well, we agree! People are powerful resources, especially the ones you know! We aren’t asking you to beg and plead your friends and […]

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