Archive for March, 2012

Is The 9-to-5 Work Model Dead?

March 29, 2012

According to this Fast Company article, the answer is yes. When you think about how many people work wirelessly, remotely and on the road, plus take into account how much work spills over into nights and weekends, it’s a fair argument. Sure, there are still people out there who work “shifts.” But most professionals over [...]

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Scary Social Media Stat For Job Seekers

March 26, 2012

Maybe it’s a rant you blogged in the heat of the moment after a rough day with clients. Or it could be that picture you tweeted in which you had a cocktail in each hand and a reference to drinking too much (in 148 characters or less, of course). Possibly it’s posting a controversial comment [...]

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The Experts Are Betting on LinkedIn

March 21, 2012

As THE professional social network, LinkedIn continues to surge with new members and opportunities. And while it’s expected that copycat sites will keep popping up to try and capitalize on LinkedIn’s career social networking model, the experts at Goldman Sachs are predicting only more success for LinkedIn. Per this Business Insider article, Goldman Sachs has [...]

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Great Career News For Boomers

March 18, 2012

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard an older job seeker say, “Companies don’t want to hire people in their 50s.” But per this article and the Bureau of Labor Statsitics, the number of people over age 55 who have a job has increased by 1.69 million over the past year, now up [...]

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Want Web Insight For Your Career? Roll The Video!

March 13, 2012

I want to introduce you to Grovo.com, a new and very helpful video resource. As the above video clearly states, Grovo is for those of us who know we should know more about social media channels, digital tools and the internet as a whole, but don’t necessarily know where to start. Grovo proudly boasts “101″ [...]

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A New Way of Looking at Workplace Motivation

March 11, 2012

Ask any CEO from the past 50 years how to motivate an employee and their answer would  likely be one thing: MONEY. Sure, a higher salary is a motivating force. But things are changing. The professional landscape is evolving. And what motivates a good employee – the kind you don’t want to lose from your [...]

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The Facts About Fact-Finding For a New Job

March 7, 2012

When you’re considering pursuing a new career target (whether you’re currently out of work or simply looking to make the next step forward), I can’t stress proper fact-finding enough. Too many people don’t do their research when they network. Make sure you really dig into the company and the position until you determine whether or [...]

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GO! Network Event THIS Tuesday!

March 3, 2012

I’m honored and excited to speak at this coming Tuesday’s GO! Network event. I’m presenting “From Roadkill To Roadmap – 8 steps to put your career in drive without taking costly detours.” This presentation is based on my book, From Roadkill To Roadmap, and is sure to be information-packed and – if I say so [...]

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