Six ways to move your career forward

While sitting at home during COVID Hey everyone! Stop moping. Yes, I know your sporting events, social gatherings and concerts have been cancelled for a few weeks. The world has NOT ended, commerce is still happening, work is still happening and you have a beautiful opportunity to do some of those strategic career improvements that…

Woman sitting at a computer updating her resume for a career change

What have you done for your career lately?

Staying relevant in today’s market I spoke with a mid career professional last week who exited a company he had been with for 12 years. He was under the impression that he only needed to update his resume and post it on the internet in order to get a new, high paying, interesting and short…

Managing Performance

No longer an annual event Naturally, I am fascinated by how businesses operate and what management styles work in certain situations.  Recently, I have focused my attention on how postindustrial age hierarchy is not working and what that means for companies who are conventional in their human capital management structure. Early in my career I…

Woman with a magnifying glass looking for a job

Never look for a job again!

How-to Guide for sliding seamlessly into each career move I was talking with someone the other day who was unbelievably unhappy and unfulfilled in her current job. She has been with the same company for 13 years.  Although she’s moved around and been promoted, she feels very stuck.  I asked her why she didn’t look…

Tough Interview Question Series Chapter 4 – Preparing for behavioral questions

The hardest part of the interview process is preparing for situational or behavioral questions.  The reason for this is that you really don’t have a clue what will be asked.  How in the world do you prepare for the unknown?  Here are some tips that will allow you to trump your competition.   Become a…

Career Change?

How to accomplish a productive pivot One of the recurring questions I get when I am talking to working professionals is, “How do I navigate a career change?” Great Question!  Let’s say you’ve been travelling a career path for a few years and you’ve come to a point where you aren’t having fun, aren’t fulfilled,…