If there is a labor shortage, why am I not getting interviews?

You can’t go a day without seeing an article about the labor shortage, the affect it’s having on businesses and the so called “great resignation.” While I respect an individual’s decision to change jobs or change careers, this needs to be done with some forethought. Just applying for positions that you are interested in will…

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…

Karma lessons for the job seeker

Your character and your reputation The current job market is absolutely tilted in favor of the job seeker.  Especially in Colorado, where the unemployment rate is barely measurable, most early and mid-career candidates can name their price and perks. This phenomenon also leads to some bad behavior that during the recession (you remember the recession,…

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…