As I described in a recent Forbes article, the career decision making quadrant can be a valuable tool for almost every decision you have to make regarding your career. You’ve come to a point in your life where you’ve got several paths from which to choose. It’s time for some career decision making. It can
What is a headhunter, exactly? As a job search coach, this is one of the most common questions that I encounter. While recruiters (aka headhunters) all do similar things (sourcing, interviewing, and filling positions), there are differences, and many job seekers find this confusing. When you are looking for a new job or are determined
Are you happy with your job? Are you happy with your life? The end of the year is a natural time to take stock of the past year and plan for the year ahead, but because this planner is undated, you can start using it at any time. This Career Planner is designed to guide
Don't struggle uncomfortably when it is time to negotiate the salary to go along with your new job offer. These tips and action steps can be easily learned and put into action today, to help you negotiate a more favorable salary package.
Have you struggled to decide exactly what you want to do with your professional life? Do you know what your dream career would be? If you answer no to that question, you aren't alone. Many people struggle with this. Why should you choose a job? Do you choose it because it is something you are good
It's no secret that most people view looking for work as one of life's necessary evils. Can you relate? Most of us have had to do it at some point, but few of us have ever enjoyed the process. Finding a job is often a job in itself. It is time consuming, frustrating at times,
Tips to help you get a promotion and climb to the next step of the corporate ladder.
"50 is the new 30". "Old guys rule". "Age is only a number." "Yeah, I got that scrape skateboarding with my grandson". These are just some of the comments that reflect a shift in perception about aging in our society, in part because life-expectancy keeps increasing, as do the expectations those in middle age (and
"Summertime, and the living is easy...". Sure, if you're settled in a job and perhaps even getting ready to go on vacation. If so, a person could be forgiven for believing that the living is indeed easy. If, on the other hand, you are looking for work or to change jobs, it's likely that "Hot town,
When you are job searching, your online identity / online personal brand--how you appear to employers and recruiters when they search for you on the Internet--is crucial. What can be found about you when you search for your name using a search engine? Maybe there is nothing about you. Or maybe there is information about