Staying Hopeful During Uncertain Times: 3 Tips to Follow

Life isn’t always the way we want it to be. All we have to do is to glance at the headlines to see that we continue to live in very uncertain times. The job we thought was safe might not be there tomorrow, there have been many layoffs in my own backyard with the theme …

6 Tips for Getting a Hold on Self-Doubt

6 Tips for Getting a Hold on Self-Doubt Did you know that a whopping 85 percent of people have low-esteem? This issue affects their personal and professional lives, including their careers, their health, and their salaries. In other words, self-doubt and low self-esteem can keep you from reaching your peak potential. These personality traits appear …

How Inspiration Can Come From Changing Your Scenery

I did something today that I haven't done in months - I decided to clean out my home office and work there (where I am as I write this). Prior, I've been doing work in my living room, in front of the TV. What I've come to realize is that moving into this space, and …

Happy Freedom Day!

As we celebrate this 4th of July, let's celebrate the freedoms we have to do what we want, go where we want, and have the career we want. We have choice. Let's also be thankful to the men and women who have served for those freedoms, both now and past. Hope you enjoy your day!

Be a Strategic Partner with Your Boss

One of the newest trends for Human Resource (HR) departments is to be a strategic business partner and not staying in their silo. I was recently at an HR-related association meeting and I was amazed at how many organizations are realigning their departments to fit this need. It got me thinking that employees need to …

8 Tips to Properly Prepare For a Job Fair

Today, I'll be reviewing resumes at a job fair; this is the second month I've done this and, while it's exciting to help job seekers present themselves more effectively to a potential employer, it also saddens me when I see how people don't properly prepare to do so. It seems that they think they can …