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Job Search Courage: Using all your resources…

JOB SEARCH COURAGE is, Mind and spirit overcoming fear, Leading to productive activity, Moving closer to meaningful work. Howard Figler in his book The Complete Job Search Handbook writes about the limits of science and reason in job search success. Zen is a school of Buddhism promoting enlightenment (deeper understanding) through direct experience and insight, [...]

2015-08-04T15:42:52-04:00July 8th, 2013|All, Career, TranSpirations|

Respite: Honor your cheerleaders

Respite Reflections' purpose is to help people push the "pause" button in their transition work -- to take a break from the thinking, researching, networking and preparing for interviews. Taking a moment to center yourself, ponder a positive thought, and focus on a broader perspective is invaluable during a time of transition. "As [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:32-04:00July 3rd, 2013|All, Career, Respite|

Job Search Courage: A plan and “the next thing”

JOB SEARCH COURAGE is, Mind and spirit overcoming fear, Leading to productive activity, Moving closer to meaningful work. ...Transitions are usually and simply overwhelming... To do lists get out of hand when we’re job hunting. Between accomplishing conventional tasks with resumes, letters, job fairs, networking events, and interviewing while staying up to speed with LinkedIn, [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:32-04:00June 24th, 2013|All, Career|

Respite: The power of attitude

Respite Reflections' purpose is to help people push the "pause" button in their transition work -- to take a break from the thinking, researching, networking and preparing for interviews. Taking a moment to center yourself, ponder a positive thought, and focus on a broader perspective is invaluable during a time of transition. "We can choose [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:32-04:00June 19th, 2013|All, Career, Respite|

Job Search Courage: Parker Palmer says…

JOB SEARCH COURAGE is, Mind and spirit overcoming fear, Leading to productive activity, Moving closer to meaningful work. Parker Palmer, a self-proclaimed recovering sociologist*, has written many books about the human spirit and engaging fear. Parker says, "You don’t have to be your fear; choose to stand in other places." Find those places in your [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:32-04:00June 10th, 2013|All, Career, TranSpirations|

Respite: Faithfully on your path

Respite Reflections' purpose is to help people push the "pause" button in their transition work -- to take a break from the thinking, researching, networking and preparing for interviews. Taking a moment to center yourself, ponder a positive thought, and focus on a broader perspective is invaluable during a time of transition. "Far away in [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:32-04:00June 5th, 2013|All, Career, Respite|

Job Search Courage: The Soul

JOB SEARCH COURAGE is, Mind and spirit overcoming fear, Leading to productive activity, Moving closer to meaningful work. ...more to life than meets the eye... Theologian Richard McBrien says that the soul--and to find meaning from it-- means we believe there is more to life than meets the eye. A pretty simple definition for one [...]

2015-08-04T15:43:28-04:00June 3rd, 2013|All, Career, TranSpirations|