Don’t Leave Your Spiritual Gifts Unopened

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If someone gave you a gift, wouldn’t you want to open it? I am ashamed to admit that I have found gift cards in drawers unused an embarrassing amount of time after first receiving them. By not opening or using the gits, I expressed my lack of appreciation for them.  There can be no joy in experiencing a gift without …

Writing Your Life Purpose Statement

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Be 42% More Fruitful According to a report in the Huffington Post, you are more likely to achieve your dreams and goals if you put them in writing: “Dr. Gail Matthews, a psychology professor at the Dominican University in California, recently studied the art and science of goal setting. “She gathered two hundred and sixty-seven people together — men and women …

6 Tips to Find a Job with Indeed

When I took the position on the Board of Directors here at Crossroads I had no idea just how relevant what we do would be to me. In the past two years I’ve left a career, spent time unemployed, found a new job, experienced the fear of layoff during Corona, and found yet another job. In fact, this year when …

The Power of Choice: Does It Really Matter?

In Deuteronomy 30:19, God, speaking through his servant Moses, addresses the dilemma Israel was in due to poor decisions they had made. Moses communicates that God would restore all that had been scattered, that God had set before them death and life, blessings and curses. God then emphasized that they “choose life” so that they and their children may live. …

Your Resume Should Be A STAR!

Many people think that a resume needs to match up as closely as possible with the requirements to a posted job description. That is sensible to a certain degree, but I’ve seen people agonize over word-smithing their resume to match up to that job description while missing the most important purpose a resume provides: allowing a hiring manager to see …

Work Life Balance with Clyde Christensen: Coach of Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck, and now Tom Brady

I grew up the middle of three daughters born to a football coach. My childhood was a lot like training camp. My sisters and I would be gathered to practice good, firm handshakes or how to the answer the phone properly. I remember spending summer vacations practicing how we would turn down drugs when we got older (I was currently …

Intro: The Crossroads Career App

We are excited to announce a new resource to help you to hear God’s calling, maximize your potential, and get the right job. The Crossroads Career App is free to download on both Apple and Google Play stores and has great tools for you to use anytime, anywhere. Let’s take a look at some of the features of our new …

Leaders Use Their Voice to Effect Change

As I’ve sat in my office the past couple of weeks, I found it challenging to concentrate on my work. My thoughts drifted to the tragic death of George Floyd.

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It has been a strange couple of months. It is often hard but important to appreciate the good that comes of challenging times. For me, I’m grateful for how I was forced to slow down during these past 3 months. My younger sister who lives in Texas quarantined here in Tampa with me for several months and I loved getting …

When You Find Yourself Without Work

The number of people in the US currently without work is staggering.  Laid off, furloughed, let go, or temporarily on hold; you’ve found yourself suddenly with an abundance of time and possibly feeling overwhelmed figuring out how you will spend it.  You’re not alone.  Last year I was without work for three months.  It was the first time since I …