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Supportive care towards the bereaved during the holidays

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How Phil Bristol's Success Insight Relates to Your Career

Many of us are not aware of how important knowledge of one’s own behavioral insights, personal interests, attitudes, and values are in preparing a resume, writing a cover letter, completing a LinkedIn profile, networking, and interviewing.
Phil Bristol, a frequent SacProNet presenter, is helping us in this regard. As an executive and leader for over 25 years, Phil Bristol has helped hundreds of people to pursue their workplace dreams, talents, ideas, challenges, and opportunities.

SacProNet Members Participate in Tech Summit

Members current and former of Sacramento Professional Network’s Computer Committee participated on Saturday, November 3, in the Bay Area Drupal Camp, or BADCamp.

The three current members were Ronnie Norwood, Ron McClure, and Arthur Ringwalt. Joining them was former member Charlie Russell, who helped to assemble SacProNet’s Web site.

Conferencing Methods: SacProNet's Computer Committee Experience

The Computer and Web Committee is in charge of maintaining and improving www.SacProNet.com. It also works with social Web sites, such as www.LinkedIn.Com and www.Twitter.com/SacProNet. The Committee has conferences on most Thursdays; http://www.sacpronet.com/calendar records their meeting times.

Dawdling and Depression: A Sad Cycle

Do you ever feel, after trying so hard to get a job only to be unsuccessful, a lack of enthusiasm? A sort of ennui that leaves you sitting on the couch moping, distracting yourself from the job hunt? The answer, among many job seekers, is often yes, to some degree. And those feelings often set into motion a vicious cycle that can hurt you and your chances at getting a job.

The Invisible Truth: Living in the Now and Creating the Future You Choose

Have you ever felt lost, like your life has no sense of meaning, direction, or purpose?  I have certainly felt that way the past 2 years after losing my job.  I have struggled to figure out where I should go from here. 

Whether we like it or not, a paycheck many times defines who we are and our self-worth. When you aren’t bringing home that check, it can make you feel depressed like a failure.  It can cause extra stress at home because of the loss of your salary.

Sealing the Deal in Salary Negotiations

Research and preparation are two critical tools to use in job hunting and compensation negotiation, a business executive and marketing research expert told Sacramento job seekers Tuesday.

A job opening is a need or problem that a company and its hiring manager are trying to solve by hiring the right candidate.

Jump-start a stalled Job Search

If you're job search has stalled, take the time to review your plan. Changes may be in order.

Are you in the hunt for a new job? If so, you probably know how hard it is to stay focused and energetic. Today, I have some ways you can fine-tune your job search and jump-start one that seems stalled.

Finding Jobs Out of State Is Tough

Here is a front-page story from the Sacramento Bee, Thursday, December 22, entitled Finding Jobs Out of State Is Tough."

Success Story: Kristine M found that a step back was what she needed.

Finally, I started work last week after almost a year of searching. Even with twenty plus years in the Managed Care industry, between the unemployment environment and my lack of a under graduate degree I found it impossible to land a job. Even my many industry contacts throughout Northern California could not help me find work. It was extremely frustrating and my confidence withered away. The transition was ACTION. Personally when I'm not in a place of confidence I'm paralyzed to the point of unwillingness to try anything.

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