Mid to Late Career
You are not your job
An Employment Carol
I’ve always enjoyed the classic, “A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens. As most people know, it is a story that examines the life of...
I’m not sure who first coined the term, “gigonomics,” but it has been a growing employment trend for at least the past decade, and...
Q & A about resumes
Many job seekers get stressed when they think about putting together or revising their resume. If you ask thirty different people for their opinion...
Are You Un-hirable?
Over the years, I’ve spoken one-on-one with hundreds of people who have lost jobs. While some find new employment quickly, many others do not. ...
Are You Improving at Work?
“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.”...
Where to Network
Many job seekers get stuck in a rut. They spend their time scouring online postings and applying to job ads. I’ve listened to scores...
The Power of Relationships
I love to hear stories about how people got the jobs they have. When I ask, they typically start their response by saying, “Well,...
Before the Interview
Two weeks ago I wrote about the Seven Keys to successful interviews. I’d like to now discuss a little more about what to do...
Pursue Your Interests and Passions First
Several years ago I was on a field trip with my son’s class to the local children’s museum. While he was playing with a...
Seven Keys to a Successful Interview
Over the past thirteen years, I’ve had the pleasure of helping hundreds of job seekers successfully prepare for interviews. Many people feel inadequate in...