Cynthia Stringer

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12 years 1 month ago

As you brand yourself and explore how others see you it's important to review all channels and venues for communication. Most professional careers rely on email communication as a primary mode of generating results. Some of the most basic include voicemail, email, resumes, and cover letters. Each of these in their own right provides an experience of who you are and what people can expect from you. As a Career Coach I assist clients in aligning each of these individual outreach tools to their advantage.

Email is a form of communication, which is timely, direct, and personal. Using it to...


12 years 1 month ago

What is the first step to getting started? We tend to think too big and separate ourselves from where we are going, making things more difficult. Sometimes the most difficult step in doing good work is beginning where you are and creating momentum. If you want to generate a new career focus and accomplish your goals in this global age of employment we need to assess where we are and where you want to go. Your power is in the present moment and when you step into that we can see clearly what we have to...


12 years 2 months ago

In this day and age of networking, resources, and sharing connections with one another the best way to build creditability and career success is to formalize and organize your references. It is a career requirement to have at least 3-5 current and engaging references, which can speak to and highlight your accomplishments. A reference is someone who believes in you and your past performance and can effectively convey that to someone else.

It is recommended to review your...


12 years 2 months ago

The first step to being successful in your career is to be clear about what you want and what you have to offer. Many times however we are clouded by personal judgments and criticism and lack of evidence to support our goals. It’s imperative to begin building a career portfolio of successes, accomplishments and professional dreams.

There are some very practical steps to attract your idea career. The first step is to make it a priority and to believe it can happen. Begin formulating a plan and do research to confirm or deny...


12 years 2 months ago

How you manage and present yourself is crucial to how you are perceived. The way we go about introducing ourselves to find career opportunities can either create raving fans or create dissatisfaction. Many times we step into a community of new people assuming they are just like us, having the same type of day just like us and relating just like us. The problem however, is when we do not take the time to understand the culture or protocols of a group or community and thus we can come across as...


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