When Caregiving Needs Get in the Way of Work

One trend that older employees are dealing with is the increasing need to be a caregiver, not just of their children but of their parents aas well.  They are known as the "Sandwich Generation."  According to the results of a survey by The Harford Insurance Company, over half of  the respondents reported being worried about how …

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The 3 Phases of Career Transitions

Ok, you've now decided to make a career change.  Maybe you've concluded that your field is obsolete or too competitive; perhaps you have come the realization that you have not felt fulfilled or happy in your current job.  In making the move, you will have to go through the 3 phases of a career transition: winding …

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 …