Career Transition

Selling “Change” In The Workplace

Posted by on June 12, 2012 at 11:38 am

I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase, “communication is key.” That’s never more true in the workplace than when change is involved. I believe this so much that it’s the topic of a book I’m currently writing (stay tuned, it will be published and ready to read within a few months). So when I came across […]

Double Feature Career Session Tomorrow

Posted by on June 4, 2012 at 11:31 am

I’m excited to be speaking about not one, but TWO Career Coaching topics tomorrow for GO! Network. Session 1 is “From Desperation To Deal,” where you will learn negotiation techniques to get all you deserve during the interview process. Session 2 is “Ringmaster,” in which I’ll share 8 strategies for becoming a star performer amidst […]

How CEOs Should Handle Corporate Culture Change

Posted by on May 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm

Change in one’s career is a major theme of this blog (if you don’t believe me, simply click the Career Change box within the categories to the right!). The reason is because I firmly believe that how you deal with change sets your course for success in life. We’ve primarily focused on individual changes – […]

What’s Your “What If?” Career Plan?

Posted by on April 20, 2012 at 11:58 am

Some of you reading this blog post are out of a job and looking for a new one. Others are happily employed but (hopefully) are aware that things could always change. The question is this: if you find yourself out of work, what if you DON’T land a job immediately? None of us like to […]

5 Poor Excuses For Not Job Searching

Posted by on April 10, 2012 at 9:57 pm

As a Career Coach, I’ve seen people at all stages of a job search. Some have just started, others have been at it for over a year. And no matter what the circumstance or stage, I’ve seen defeatist attitudes settle in. As I’ve said before, staying positive is essential. But it’s only natural that people […]

The Facts About Fact-Finding For a New Job

Posted by on March 7, 2012 at 5:47 pm

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 […]

GO! Network Event THIS Tuesday!

Posted by on March 3, 2012 at 4:20 pm

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 […]

“The Artist” And Managing Career Change

Posted by on February 28, 2012 at 9:40 pm

By now this is probably no spoiler alert: The Artist won Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards. Now, I promise no major plot spoilers here. But as any general Google search will tell you, the film is about a silent movie star dealing with the massive shift in Hollywood when “talkies” started. The movie […]

Job Search Do’s & Don’ts Continue To Evolve

Posted by on January 22, 2012 at 9:07 am

The job search game never stays the same. As just one example, years ago, it was encouraged to attach a photo to the upper right hand corner of the resume. Then that changed and became out-dated in the HR community. But now, with Linkedin having a prominent presence in the job networking/application world, pictures are […]

How The Cloud Is Changing Careers in IT…and Beyond

Posted by on January 15, 2012 at 10:58 pm

You’ve probably seen commercials about “the cloud,” or maybe even starting seeing cloud computing find its way into your office (if the cloud is new to you, check out this 101). But did you know that the cloud is opening up new kinds of careers in the IT world? I recently came across this Forbes […]