Free Career Advice

Discover free career advice and strategies from Barb Garrison with Internal Groove. Find freedom in your job search by browsing the articles below, or target your more specific needs by navigating to the Free Career Advice sections above including:

  • Work I’m Meant To Do
  • Reinventing Myself
  • Legacy Entrepreneurs
  • Self-Management
  • Job Search Strategy
  • Money Breakthrough

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Build the Foundation of Your Future Dream Job Little By Little

Build the Foundation of Your Future Dream Job Little by Little

If you’re working toward creating a new job or career for yourself, you don’t have to wait until you escape from your current situation to begin. You can start now so that when you do take the “plunge”, the transition is smoother, easier, and less daunting. So what are you waiting for? Take your first step!

The S Word - Stop Shoulding on Yourself

The “S” word…

If you’re feeling stuck or uninspired, chances are you are perpetuating the feeling with your language. Being aware of this one simple word (and why not to use it) can help get you unstuck and moving in the right direction.

Pick a Number and Set an Income Goal

Pick a Number

Hey you… legacy entrepreneur… Do you know the number one most important thing you can do to grow your business? I’ll give you a hint: It’s a number.

The Value of Saying No

The Value of Saying No

Saying yes to a client or a business project simply because it presents itself is not always ideal. Learn why and when choosing not to accept new business can be correct and profitable.

A Work in Progress - Interview Skills - Reframing Weaknesses

A Work in Progress

Personal hang-ups, shortcomings, weaknesses… No one wants to talk about these in a job interview. Luckily, there is a constructive way to frame your discourse on such matters. Here’s how you can turn weakness into strength.

Get outta here!

Get Outta Here!

It’s great to be your own boss… in theory. But if you feel chained to your desk, this little reminder may stimulate some ideas for creating a more pleasant work experience for yourself.

The Perfect Choice

The Perfect Choice

Is the fear of failure a looming threat that hampers your decision making process? If so, you are likely spending valuable time and energy in your efforts to avoid doing the wrong thing. Here’s a bit of advice that can save you some angst, and have you breezing through decisions with confidence.

A Personal Touch

A Personal Touch

Does your resume have personality? Here are some ways to infuse your resume with a little something special and unique to you… and remember, money talks!

One, Two, Three. Hurray for Me!

One, Two, Three. Hurray for Me!

If you are someone who gets bogged down in regrets about the past, take heed of this intelligent reminder and grab your pom poms!