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After a 17 year career break, I found I was completely unemployable. I had relocated from the east coast back to my hometown in the San Francisco Bay Area. I had a few childhood friends, but no professional contacts whatsoever. To make things harder, my pre-break career had been in financial services and everything in the Bay Area seemed to be in the technology space. I could not get recruiters to return my phone calls and every job application I submitted went into the "black hole"

I was a single mom with three beautiful kids to support and I needed to start making money. This was my motivator and the fire behind my determination and persistence.

With nothing coming...

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Kendell Brown
So, I got an MBA, then a fast-track career, then a spouse and family. Then I did what a lot of...
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In honor of national Women's History...

March is Women’s History Month in the United States – a month-long celebration designated to “...
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Congratulations – you have made the decision to relaunch your career! This is a very exciting...
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How to build a relationship with an...

You’re looking for a job and you know you’ve got to network. Good. You’re even willing to network...
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It’s interesting how many people don’t incorporate the use of informational interviews into their...
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On New Year’s Day, I was enjoying the distant view of white-capped mountains as I ran along a...
2020 goals
A fresh decade and a new year are upon us with all the promise and possibility of what’s next in...

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