Career Management

The Great Resignation

Currently we’re hearing about the “Great Resignation of 2021,” and many are asking if this is really an issue. Here are a few reasons that this headline is true: –Remote workers are having to return to the workplace despite being highly productive from home. From lack of stress in a daily commute to infrastructure already existing to …

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MY BOSS WON’T LET ME WORK FROM HOME ANYMORE… SHOULD I QUIT?

I was recently interviewed for an article with HerMoney.com based on the potential “Great Resignation” of employees who want to remain working from home after 15+ months of doing so. So, I am sharing it here on my blog, Twitter @KarenSilins, my Facebook Business Page APlusCareerandResume, and LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/KarenSilins. Thank you to Casandra Andrews …

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Micromanagement: A Lack of Trust

This article dovetails with the “bad manager” article comments posted last week. Micromanagers are one of the worst type of “bad managers,” as they lack trust in their employees, need to always have ultimate control, and over-manage their every task. The sad thing is that micromanagers don’t think they are micromanaging. I had a family …

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Forbes Coaches Council

Professionals Can Take These 10 Steps To Land Their Dream Job

A January 5th, 2021 Forbes Coaches Council / Forbes Online article on “Landing Your Dream Job” prompted a response. I have included a link to the full article at the bottom, and the article introduction and my quote (#5) below. No matter how out of reach it might seem, most professionals have a dream job. …

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Positive Self-Talk Can Increase Women’s Career and Personal Achievement

The article link below discusses the “labeling” women often use to describe themselves. I commented on the article on LinkedIn, and thought you might find the content useful. “I believe this is a real issue for women. From “I am just a stay at home mom,” to stating “I am just” and inserting a job …

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Forbes Coaches Council

No Formal Training? 14 Ways To Sharpen Skills Outside Of Work

A comment to a Forbes Coaches Council question on training and career development outside of work was featured in a December 23rd, 2020 Forbes Coaches Council / Forbes Online article. I have included a link to the full article at the bottom, and the article introduction and my quote (#7) below: While employers often stress …

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