You are Created for Good Works

Annually, the Crossroads Career Board of Directors gather together at a retreat to pray, fellowship, and strategically plan for the upcoming year. In 2019, we met in Minnesota to do precisely that…

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 …

Do What You Do Best

  Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day at work? For most of us, the answer is unfortunately “No!” In the United States, only 32% of workers say they use their strengths every day, according to Gallup® research. You are God’s unique masterpiece created for good works. How different would your work life be …

Being Thankful in Your Job Search

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A guest post from Crossroads Career ministry leader Harry Urschel of The Wise Job Search. What? Many of you read this and think that’s nuts… right? Being thankful in the process of having to look for a new source of income for your family? Being thankful while hoping that your career progression hasn’t been set back years? Being thankful while …

Your Vision, Your Values

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This is a guest post from Crossroads Career volunteer Kristin Sherry, Founder of Virtus Career Consuting and author of Follow Your Star . Your Vision, Your Values One of the United States of America’s Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, once wrote: “There are three things extremely hard – steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” Knowing this, it’s quite challenging for …

How Should I Apply My Gifts in the Workplace?

This is a guest post from Dr. Art Lindsley of The Institute for Faith, Work & Economics. We are made with gifts and talents of different natures. To know and grow them, we need to examine ourselves with the Holy Spirit, biblical teaching, and a trusted community. Once we discern our gifts, how should we use them? Our gifts and …

3 Women-Owned Businesses Succeed

Today, my wife Kristy and I went to another McKenzie Homes “house blessing.”  Just over a year ago, our friend Stacy McKenzie remodeled a house into a home – her first flip after leaving a corporate position for an entrepreneurial venture. Now she celebrates taking a broken down dwelling and transforming it into live-in art.  What a difference…           Last …

Top 10 Tips for Best-Ever STAR Stories

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The work of resume writing, networking and interviews is no picnic, but it can prepare you for being picked. Whether you are employed or not, misemployed or happily employed, you are always a potential candidate for a promotion or a new position. What will make the difference to going higher and getting hired? Your accomplishments make you stand out as …