Job Satisfaction

Too Many Boomers Are Falling Asleep At The Career Wheel

Posted by on June 20, 2012 at 8:25 am

As the Boomer generation matures, their career approaches often do the opposite. It’s understandable. After decades of experience, we sometimes begin to coast, leaning on “what’s worked before.” But the problem is that “what’s worked before” rarely “works today.” Boomers are realizing this faster than they want to, many losing jobs and others finding themselves [...]

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Job Interview Tips In Chicago This Week

Posted by on April 29, 2012 at 9:15 pm

I’m very excited to present “From Hi to Hired…How to Simplify and Ace The Interview” this Thursday at the Executive Network Group (ENG) in Chicago! If any of you (or someone you know) is in Chicago, I hope you’ll join us! Here’s what ENG sent out to attendees this week: Your resume gets you the [...]

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5 Things The Godfather Teaches Us About Workplace Leadership

Posted by on April 2, 2012 at 12:29 pm

I love when people find great inspiration from unorthodox places. Case in point: this Fast Company article that identifies 5 leadership lessons from one of the most notorious characters in film history – The Godfather himself, Don Corleone! Like the piece’s writer, I’m by no means suggesting business should be founded upon the illegal and [...]

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Is The 9-to-5 Work Model Dead?

Posted by on March 29, 2012 at 11:27 am

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

Posted by on March 26, 2012 at 12:05 am

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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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 [...]

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What’s De-Motivating Your Career?

Posted by on February 25, 2012 at 11:54 pm

It’s a lot more fun to focus on what can inspire and motivate positive change in your career than on the negatives. But like it or not, there are always going to be roadblocks. This is especially true if you’re a job seeker. Whether you’re out of a job or just looking for a new [...]

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Small Steps To Career Success

Posted by on February 17, 2012 at 10:12 am

Whenever we have a big task in front of us – be it finding a new job or tackling a huge project at work – it’s easy to get overwhelmed or to rush it to get it over with. But as I’ve seen time and time again as a Career Coach, breaking down any task [...]

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How To Productively Work From Home

Posted by on February 1, 2012 at 10:29 pm

The modern day workplace has gotten to a point that you don’t have to physically be “in” it to be a part of it! As a Carer Coach and counselor, I talk to more and more people who work from home, some as full-time employees who work online with coworkers, others who serve as freelancers [...]

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Career Success Strategies That Clearly Worked

Posted by on January 19, 2012 at 11:59 pm

If you haven’t heard of Richard Branson, the billionaire entrepreneur behind Virgin, this should be a great introduction! Branson has set himself apart in the professional world by the fresh approaches he’s adopted in his career journey (you can learn more about him here). The reason I’m bringing Branson up is that I just came [...]

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