You are Needed

Your gifts are needed.  They are not a mistake. They are not less than someone else’s.  You wouldn’t be better with a different set.  The body needs every part and that includes yours.  It is easy to believe that your talents are less than others.  To believe you need a different personality, aptitude, or talent to be successful.  That is …

Use Your Strengths to Find Career Fulfillment

Have you ever dreaded going to work? In my first year of a new leadership role, I worked with an individual who dreaded coming to work. The interesting thing was she didn’t realize what the real problem was. Let me explain.

Three Reasons You Need a Professional Headshot

With the new year upon us, it may be time for some updates to your personal brand. What is Personal Branding? Personal branding is a way to connect you with the world. Your personal brand shares about who you are, what you stand for, and can tell your story. It’s about where you come from, what you are currently doing, …

A New Year

Happy New Year!  As we begin 2020, you will notice changes here on the Crossroads Career blog.  Members of our Board of Directors run this blog and in 2019, James did an incredible job of providing content as well as an unbeatable lineup of webinars.  We are excited to continue to provide useful blog content and new webinars this year. …

Pray 2020 Without Ceasing

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New Year ahead! We don’t know what the future will bring, but we do know Who does know. After 31 years of Crossroads Career ministering, we are sharing our best ever reflections and resources, as well as tools and tips, on how to pray without ceasing. Pray and Prep Rather than begin by setting goals and making plans, start by …

Christmas and Giving

  Get out your wallet:  the holiday season is here.  Retailers everywhere have been preparing us for this great season of spending for months, some even putting out Christmas decorations on the 5th of July.  Culture trains us that the holiday season is about giving the latest and greatest gadgets and piles of toys. Caught in this culturally induced conundrum, …

Thank God for My Job!

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Notes of thanksgiving are fuel to the fire of helping people to find jobs and Jesus. Thought I would share a few with you… • “I am excited to tell you I accepted an offer and will be starting my new career on Monday! It has been such a pleasure meeting our group and learning from you. After each meeting …

Seven Days of Thanks Giving

  As Thanksgiving week begins, start every day by giving thanks to someone for something.  Here are seven days of suggestions: Sunday – Jesus gave thanks for His job to die and rise again paying the penalty for our sins. “And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, He gave it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all …

Your Hope and Future?

  Do you want next year to be better?  Can you see a future for yourself in which you are not only maximizing your career, but you are also experiencing a whole-life sense of wellbeing? What do you hope for? Family: Mom and dad, brothers and sisters, husband and wife, sons and daughters by blood and marriage both extended and …

Money Talks

  Money, money, money- MONEY!  Everyone likes to have money, but many people feel awkward when it comes to the salary of a new job.  As a job seeker prepares for an interview, money is an area that needs to be thought through before you get there. Well a few good points from our Crossroads Career Workbook in Step 6 …