career management

RETAIN YOUR GOOD EMPLOYEES?

Companies complain they are bleeding experienced employees, or laughing off the exodus by saying it’s just part of the Great Migration.  If you are seeing this happen in your company, ask yourself some serious questions, and stop making assumptions.  Every talented employee is a loss of productivity, innovation, brain trust, and good will.  How long …

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The Hiring Decision Problem

A colleague (Bernie Reifkind) recently posted the following on LinkedIn: ME: Respectfully, will there be a JOB OFFER forthcoming? My job candidate has been on 5 interviews over 2 months.CLIENT: We should know something by the end of next week.ME: Respectfully you are running the risk of losing this candidate, she is entertaining other offers.CLIENT: …

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Job Search

Is Your Technology Stopping Your Search in Its Tracks?

Expect everyone to text you? Rarely listen to real voicemail messages? Utilizing voice-to-text or text-to-voice technology to screen your calls (those are some unusual messages)? Well, you are losing out on REAL interviews that could lead to REAL jobs, from REAL companies. While I often write about challenges of the jobseeker, this one is about how …

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Work-Life Balance

The Ideal Work-Life Balance: Companies that are Getting It Right!

Thank you to Casandra Andrews and HerMoney.com for my latest interview with their publication. Here is the article in its entirety: Here’s how some companies are helping staff members strike a healthy balance between home life and their jobs. There’s nothing like living through nearly two years of a global health pandemic — with much …

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Forbes Coaches Council

Don’t Ignore These Warning Signs That A Job Isn’t The Right Fit

With the “Great Resignation” in full swing, many are considering just why they might resign from a job and what to watch out for in their current work environment. This Forbes Coaches Council Experts Article details nine warning signs. My suggestion is #2, and the link to the full article is below. 2. Feeling Anxious …

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Forbes Coaches Council

14 Resources For Aspiring Entrepreneurs With Zero Business Experience

This list of book resources will not only help the entrepreneur but the jobseeker. Whether career management, personal branding, leadership, or dealing with change, there is book/resource here for everyone. My resource is #4: 4. The Power Of Habit (Charles Duhigg) The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg …

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Career Income Jump Summit: Participant Tips for Job Search Success

If you’re coming here after hearing me speak at Career Income Jump Summit, thank you. Here are a couple of excerpts from my presentation to help you in your job search. To truly have job search success, you must be both tenacious and optimistic.  However, there are times when the most determined jobseeker can struggle …

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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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Time Management

Time Chunking for Time Management Success

I recently commented on the article link below shared on LinkedIn, and thought I would share those comments on my blog: “I call this “time chunking” with my clients, and use the technique myself in my personal life and business. It is great for decreasing project/task overwhelm and helping clients see immediate success. When you …

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