Ever Wonder Why You Don’t Get Called Back for a Job Submission?

If you're a job seeker, or plan to be, I'm sure you've experienced this story: You peruse job boards looking for a good 'fit' for your skills and experience; you've updated your resume and polished off your interviewing skills as you wait for the phone to ring so you impress and get hired. But then …

Why Knowing Your “Why” for Making a Job Transition is Important

So I spoke with another person today who is interested in making a job change; this individual wants to move into management and another industry but they have no experience. While I wouldn't suggest that this is impossible, my questions to this person, whom I'll call 'Phil,' revolved his reasoning.  Phil's story included fifteen years …

New Year – New Career – This is my 200th Post!

Happy 2014!  I hope that you are ready to make this year one of great happenings.  I'm going to repost some tips I gave several years ago as I think they are still very relevant for those of you who are looking to change jobs during 2014. The job landscape has changed since I first …

Why Informational Interviews Are Good for a Job Transition

Now that school has stared back, and summer is almost over, it is seeming that more people are finding the need to make a job change; in fact, I have spoken with several people in the last two days who are in that mind-frame.  Making a change can feel scary, particularly if you aren't sure …