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Employee Relocation

Coach Tips: Prepare Everyone in Your Family with Repatriation Assistance

“As you embark on your repatriation journey, there are so many variables in the equation,” shares Julia Thornburg, Global Career and Transition Coach at IMPACT Group, who provides repatriation assistance to families across the world….

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Workforce Reentry After a Break (Even a Lengthy One)

Résumé writing. For some, those two words bring anxiety, dread, and procrastination. For me, they represent reinvention, opportunity, and moving forward. After a 16-year break from the traditional workforce, I now create customized marketing materials…

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Working from Home Full Time? 5 Tips to Stay Connected and Sane

The workplace is fluid and employees have more flexibility than ever. When your spouse/partner accepts a corporate relocation, quitting your position is not always necessary. Telecommute options are on the rise, meaning your current employer…

Employee Relocation

Set Your Relocation Priorities in 5 Key Areas

Relocations effect all aspects of your life. Whether you move with one dog or six children, there are countless things to consider. To make your move more manageable, determine what your main priorities are early…

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Secrets Engaged Employees Know About Work

People who are engaged at their job know a few secrets that lead to higher productivity and greater satisfaction. These secrets are ones we can all learn and employ. Be a Continuous Learner. With people…

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Quitting Your Job During the Pandemic? Consider This.

Contemplating quitting your job? It’s a big decision with ramifications in multiple facets of life. In ordinary times, you would (1) assess whether quitting your job aligned with your overall goals; (2) then consider your…

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Remain Open to All Possibilities: Kyle’s Story

A simple change of his location on LinkedIn six months before relocating from New York to Hong Kong caught the attention of a recruiter and Kyle Binns secured a job in finance before even moving….

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Quality or Quantity: One-Page vs. Two-Page

By now you’ve probably heard the average human’s attention span is less than that of a goldfish. Since you only have about eight seconds to grab a hiring manager’s attention, some people spend a lot…

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Which Résumé Format is Best When Changing Careers?

When it comes to a résumé format, the standard reverse chronological order is by far the most popular. It lists a summary followed by your work experience in a straightforward format. This layout makes it…

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Career Development

Working from Home Full Time? 5 Tips to Stay Connected and Sane

The workplace is fluid and employees have more flexibility than ever. When your spouse/partner accepts a corporate relocation, quitting your position is not always necessary. Telecommute options are on the rise, meaning your current employer…

Career Development

4 Tips for Starting a New Job & Integrating Faster

Moving into a new position and starting a new job? Congratulations! Now that your job search is over, it will be smooth sailing from here on out, right? We wish it was that easy, too….

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The 4 Best Tips to Beat Burnout

Burnout is becoming more and more prevalent in today’s workforce—so much so that the World Health Organization has classified it as a syndrome. You can probably relate if you have feelings of exhaustion regarding your…

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Tips for Networking at a Social Event without Ruining It

It will be inevitable. You will find yourself invited to a social event – a birthday party, wedding, dinner or holiday party – with the opportunity to meet new people, some of whom could potentially…

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Want to be Your Own Boss? We Have a Coach for That

Innovation and technology are driving a new workplace, leading to more opportunities and resources for people who want to go into business for themselves. New startup businesses significantly increased in 2015. As a response to…

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Winning Partnership for Small Business Success

Entrepreneurship is on the rise as innovation and technology drive a new workplace. This is leading to more opportunities and resources for people who want to go into business for themselves. IMPACT Group is excited…

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Why Should I Reignite My Stagnant Career?

Find yourself wondering, “Why should I reignite my stagnant career?” Perhaps you have a pretty good job. When people ask about your job, you don’t have much to complain about. After all, the company is…

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Run Your Career Like a CEO Runs Her Business

I’m going to start this blog off by saying you are never too old to take control of your career. Careers are fluid things; they change and evolve over time. So, if you’ve been at…

Career Development

Secrets Engaged Employees Know About Work

People who are engaged at their job know a few secrets that lead to higher productivity and greater satisfaction. These secrets are ones we can all learn and employ. Be a Continuous Learner. With people…

Employee Relocation

Employee Relocation

Coach Tips: Prepare Everyone in Your Family with Repatriation Assistance

“As you embark on your repatriation journey, there are so many variables in the equation,” shares Julia Thornburg, Global Career and Transition Coach at IMPACT Group, who provides repatriation assistance to families across the world….

Employee Relocation

Scary Move for Single Mom: Masuma’s Story

“As a single mom of two toddlers, it was very scary to leave behind my family, friends, and all my resources to relocate,” comments Masuma Naqwe, who moved from North Carolina to Massachusetts to further…

Employee Relocation

Set Your Relocation Priorities in 5 Key Areas

Relocations effect all aspects of your life. Whether you move with one dog or six children, there are countless things to consider. To make your move more manageable, determine what your main priorities are early…

Employee Relocation

Thailand, the Land of Smiles

Thailand is often referred to as “The Land of Smiles.” It got this nickname because in Thailand, a smile is much more than just a smile…it is a form of subtle interpersonal-messaging. There are at…

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This Side Up: A Simple Guide to Your Successful Relocation

This Side Up: Don’t move without this book! Whether you are relocating for the first time or the fifth time, This Side Up! A Simple Guide to Your Successful Relocation is an honest and heartfelt…

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Move with Ease: Your Relocation Checklist

If you have never moved before, or haven’t moved in a while, it can be overwhelming to think about all the tasks you’ll need to complete. Are you unsure of how to turn the relocation…

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Peach vs. Coconut: Cross-Cultural Communication is Difficult!

There is no doubt that moving to a new country and learning cross-cultural communication styles has challenges. To successfully acclimate into a new culture, you need to make friends. One of the biggest challenges to…

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A Quick History of U.S. Summer Holidays

If you are new to the U.S., you will quickly realize that the summer months are filled with national holidays. From honoring those who have passed on to remembering our freedoms, these holidays are celebrated…

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Coach Tip: Making Connections in Your New Country

Question: How can I quickly establish professional connections abroad? My family is relocating to another country and I am uncertain about how to quickly network into my new community. This is a good question that…