Career Reinventions

If you have been laid off for your job, you may be wondering "What now?"  Well, this might be the perfect time to reinvent yourself and your career.  Reinvention means to recreate, make new or different.  This definition can take on many meanings for your career and for your future.  Daily, I hear and read …

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Career Planning – Are You Really Doing the Work?

If you are currently in job search mode, you should have a strategy that includes goals and the steps you will take to become employed.   Often, I see clients who have a strategy and feel they are working it but,  in reality, they are not.   Some clients are still in the early stages and not …

As a Leader, Do You Practice What You Preach?

We hear so much these days about how bad things are in the workplace.  In a study done by Healthy Companies International, a management consulting firm, one-in-four workers are unhappy with their jobs finding it is only a means to making money to enhance other activities in their life.  Of the workers surveyed, eleven percent …

5 Effective Networking Strategies for Your Job Search

I'm sure you've heard it by now - the BEST way to find a job in today's market is through networking.   The "hidden job market" is becoming the easiest and fastest way to employment.  Due to the volume of resumes that a company receives for an open position, they are now looking for the way …

Focusing Only on the Money Won’t Get You a Job

I see it over and over again - job seekers feeling confused and frustrated that they can't find a job because they are only focusing on the money they will make.  While pay and benefits are important, they are not the only factors to consider when searching for a job.  You have to think about …