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Job Search to-do List

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Regarding careers advice
Got some tips for you
Been in this game a while
So know what you must do

What’s your point of difference?
Don’t be like the rest
Focus on accomplishments
Showcase just your best

Develop achievement stories
That’s something I recommend
What are your proudest moments?
Don’t be shy – but don’t pretend!

You can’t be afraid to ‘sell’
It’s perfectly acceptable here
Some may think it’s boastful
I say there’s nothing to fear

Reflect on why you’re special
Consider a story or two
Talk up your experiences
Just make sure they’re true!

Study the advertised position
Consider the value you bring
Rewrite your resume to match
And make that document sing!

Update your LinkedIn Profile
Your social media too
Or you’ll be the best-kept secret
Known only to a few

Get out there and network
Ask questions – seek advice
Let people know you’re looking
Tell them what would be nice

Take action – that’s imperative
You can’t mope around all day
Get out there – make it happen
Don’t stay in bed and pray!

If you get stuck on your journey
I’ve got more tips for you
Pick up that phone and call me
That’s the first thing you should do!

Fay Libman is a Career Coach and Consultant at Flair Careers. She provides virtual and in-person career coaching, offering services remotely for global clients and face-to-face for those based in Melbourne, Australia. You can find more of her work on her blog at www.flaircareers.com.au

Confidence and career success – Part 1

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When you’ve lost your job
And are feeling a little down
Here’s a little something
To get rid of that frown

Don’t ever doubt yourself
Silence the loser within
Work on your confidence
And smile – yes, even grin!

Get rid of that victim mentality
Step out of your comfort zone
Contact others in your network
Just pick up that bloody phone!

What’s the worst that could happen?
You can’t overthink this stuff
You’ll suffer a few knock-backs
So what? Learn to get tough!

Confidence is so crucial
To any successful career
It’s the most vital ingredient
To move on without fear

When you’ve lost your job
And are feeling a little down
Take massive action NOW!
And get rid of that frown

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Fay Libman is a Career Coach and Consultant at Flair Careers. She provides virtual and in-person career coaching, offering services remotely for global clients and face-to-face for those based in Melbourne, Australia. You can find more of her work on her blog at www.flaircareers.com.au

Confidence and career success – Part 2

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Now here’s what I suggest
Here’s what you need to do
Stop and reflect on your wins
But more than just one or two

Consider your proudest moments
Throughout your working life
Align these to your key strengths
To avoid any future strife

If you don’t believe in yourself
Then no one else will either
Doubt breeds fear, you know
And you don’t need that one either

What – you can’t think of anything?
Well, that’s just a load of rot!
We’ve all had our share of wins
What a pity – you’ve just forgot!

Stop now! Take time to reflect
Write down all you’ve accomplished
Detail your work achievements
You’ll soon be quite astonished!

So, what else can I do to help
Remind you how great you are?
I’ve got lots of tips and suggestions
I can help make you a STAR!

Fay Libman is a Career Coach and Consultant at Flair Careers. She provides virtual and in-person career coaching, offering services remotely for global clients and face-to-face for those based in Melbourne, Australia. You can find more of her work on her blog at www.flaircareers.com.au.

Virtual Career Coaching

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Virtual Career Coaching is really great.
You don’t have to rush – or be late!
Do it from the comfort of your home.
You could even do it – from your throne!

Avoid the hassle of crazy rush hour.
You have control – you have the power.
Switch on SKYPE – you’re ready to go.
Talk to a Career Coach – in the know.

You save time and you save money.
It really is true – so not that funny.
This is the future of career coaching.
Yes it is – and I’m not even joking!

You fit in a session – when it suits you.
Day time or night time – either will do.
Wear your dressing gown, that’s okay.
Wear what you like – have it your way.

The main thing is that you can relax.
You could even – fix a few snacks.
Feel perfectly comfortable and at ease.
No need to dread – exorbitant fees!

Coaching is great – coaching is fun.
You’ll be shown – how things are done.
Nothing to fear – no need to fret.
Your expectations – will all soon be met.

So give it a go – come work with me.
I’ll show you things – you didn’t see.
Build up your confidence – make you so proud.
But most of all – to stand out in the crowd.

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Poem by Fay Libman, Career Coach & Consultant,
Mobile: +61 412-129-140

Fay Libman provides virtual and in-person career coaching, offering services remotely for global clients and face-to-face for those based in Melbourne, Australia. You can find more of her work at www.flaircareers.com.au