Never Climb Alone
The biggest key in climbing to greater career success is learning to let go!
How to Manage Your Career During an Economic Downturn
The economy is reeling under the pressures of a downturn. Unemployment rates are staggering and layoffs are at an all-time high. The current economic climate calls for a robust career management plan, one that will, despite the recession-like... (More)
10 Tips to Balance Work and Life
Many people put work before family and relationships. At times, doing this may be a necessity. If the wolf is at the door, it's understandable. But if you find that work has become your entire life, here are some tips to help you find your balance... (More)
Career Success - 3 Simple Ways to Bulletproof Your Career
In all the years that I have been working as a career and job coach I am always amazed at how many managers tell me they have no time to update their resume and keep their network active. "I know I should," they often say, "but I just don't have the... (More)
Why Are You Going to College?
While in high school, most students begin to select a general career direction. Some make careful choices, while others leave things to chance. Either way, the process usually begins there. When college is in the offing, those young adults will... (More)
Making the First Days at Your New Job Easier
If you are a new graduate, your first day as a "real nurse" will be not only exciting, but very stressful! Along with the relief of not having an instructor peering over your shoulder and reviewing your every move, you might feel a bit of fear at... (More)
Cover Letter Help - Writing Errors to Avoid
To ensure you're always using an effective cover letter, let's review the letter's intended purpose. A cover letter primarily connects your resume to an open position. To understand the importance of such a connection, you only need to put yourself... (More)
15 Items for Your Resume to Do List
Do you want to create a more "user friendly" resume to submit to recruiters and hiring authorities? Here are 15 suggestions for composing more compelling and targeted resumes.
What Motivates Companies to Hire You
Knowing what triggers a company's interest and quickly motivates them to sit up and take notice of you is powerful knowledge that you can use over and over again.
Are You a Job Search Procrastinator?
You've been in a dead-end job for months, or even years now, yet you can't seem to gather up the courage to look for a new job. Or your company announced there will be a series of layoffs coming this year and you don't know if you're going to be... (More)
Winning the Career War
Behind the secure walls of corporate fortresses career warriors are relentlessly fighting -- at times with their own selves -- the battle to succeed. Victory and defeat have different connotations in this war, but the rules, the challenges, and the... (More)