Archive for October, 2011

How The Hospital Industry Is Being Effected By Change

October 30, 2011

I recently came across a very relevant article titled 5 Thoughts Keeping Hospital CEOs up at Night. The reason it’s relevant (even if you’re not in the Hospital industry) is that many of these concerns go beyond the hospital industry and translate to most categories of business out there – especially when it comes to [...]

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How To Know If You’re About To Lose Your Job

October 23, 2011

At some point or another we’ve all felt vulnerable in our jobs. Maybe you know you just haven’t been performing up to your potential. Or possibly your boss has been avoiding you and giving more projects to other coworkers. It could even just be that gut feeling that something isn’t right. There are a number [...]

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What The Cardinals’ Improbable Run Teaches Us

October 19, 2011

I base my Career Coaching and speaking practice in St. Louis, and know a majority of you who follow the blog are in the Gateway City, as well. And unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the Cardinals are once again in the World Series, Game 1 of which is tonight! Whether [...]

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How To Help Your Workplace Team Make Change

October 17, 2011

As a Career Counselor and speaker, I talk with individuals all the time about managing change in their career. By accepting and actually leveraging change, you can get one step closer to enjoying your career to its fullest. I actually blogged about the idea of not letting change happen, but rather making change happen back [...]

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It’s a Good Time to be a Techie

October 14, 2011

Per recent reports, the high tech industry’s job growth rate is growing nearly four times faster than the national average!!! According to an article I read on marketwatch.com, consumers and businesses alike are responsible for this surge: “Consumer demand for gadgets, apps and new forms of media, coupled with businesses’ technological needs, are what’s driving [...]

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Three Networking “Types” You Don’t Want To Be!

October 9, 2011

As I tell my Career Coaching clients, it’s so important that you don’t just go through the motions when you network. It’s a very common mindset when you’re networking to think, “Okay, cross that contact off the list, who’s next, and then after him, I gotta meet her, and after her, let’s see who, um…” [...]

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How To Make Your Resume Stand Out Online

October 5, 2011

I just read an article from US News titled 6 Creative Ways To Showcase Your Resume Online and found it very inspirational. Ideas like introducing a video resume, developing an interactive resume and even activating your resume via QR code are fun, and will no doubt help you stand out. But the article also made [...]

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Video From Last Week’s GO! Network Session

October 2, 2011

In case you weren’t able to make last week’s GO! Network Session, I had the privilege of presenting “From ‘Hi’ to Hired”, sharing how to simplify and ace the interview. The good folks at GO! Network were great to video the session, and you can see Part 1 below. Let me know what you think, [...]

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