Transition
Should You Quit Your Job?

Should You Quit Your Job?

Love it or hate it sometimes it’s just time to go In today’s environment, switching jobs regularly is becoming more common. According to the 2014 Jobvite Job Seeker Nation…

Close Those Resume Gaps

Close Those Resume Gaps

How to avoid gaps in your resume A lot of jobseekers have asked me what to about gaps in their resume. The short answer is don’t have them.…

Networking Into Your Target Company

Networking Into Your Target Company

Strategies for getting into your target company Should you key in on a specific company during your job search, or focus on a particular role or position within…

Confidence Up, Stress Level Down

Confidence Up, Stress Level Down

How doing one simple thing can change your life One thing that can change your career, even your life is to always be open to new ideas. But,…

News

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Economic Confidence Index Updates

Updates of Gallup’s U.S. Economic Confidence Index Gallup’s Economic Confidence Index* registered -5 for March…

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Many Employers Support Raising The Minimum Wage

Surveys show employers and the general public advocate raising the minimum wage In 2014 the…

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Job Growth Expected For Q4 2014

Hiring for permanent and seasonal jobs expected during the fourth quarter according to CareerBuilder Looks…

Job Creation Index Updates

Job Creation Index Updates

Update’s of Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index* remained steady at…

Management

Communicate More Effectively

Communicate More Effectively

Four ways to improve your communication skills How well do you communicate? Most of us think of communication as getting our message out through the spoken or written…

Are You Bullied At Work?

Are You Bullied At Work?

Studies show bullying in the workplace is widespread Those who are talented, help others.  Those who aren’t, bully. When I was Vice President of a large hospital system, I…

How To Eat Healthy At Work

How To Eat Healthy At Work

Five ways to keep yourself on the healthy track It’s very common for your work and home obligations to prevent you from eating as healthy as you would…

Passed Up For A Promotion?

Passed Up For A Promotion?

How to handle being passed over for a promotion No one likes feeling overlooked, passed over, or rejected—particularly when it comes to an opportunity that you really wanted.…

Job Search

The Confidential Job Search

The Confidential Job Search

Looking for a new job when you’re already employed Workplace wisdom holds that it’s easier to get a job when you…

Let’s Talk Salary

Let’s Talk Salary

How to respond to the inevitable question about salary Salary discussions may be the trickiest part of the job search process.…

Does The Company Culture Fit?

Does The Company Culture Fit?

How to try on a new company during the interview process Have you ever found yourself at work thinking, “Who are…

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Cracking the Hidden Job Market

Three ways to gain access to your industry’s hidden jobs When looking for a job, it certainly is wise to cover…

Changing Course

Building A Career Of Choice

Building A Career Of Choice

How to choose and change careers Let’s face it, most career choices are not choices at all, but people held hostage by paychecks. Most of us fall…

College Corner

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Millennials: Well Educated And In Debt

Study finds that despite economic hardships Millennials remain optimistic Every generation has growing pains. Today’s Millennials (aged 18 to 33) are forging a much different path to…

Health & Fitness

No Time To Exercise?

No Time To Exercise?

Five ways to start and maintain an exercise routine Most days, juggling work and family responsibilities seem like the equivalent of two full-time jobs. It’s common to…

Goals

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

Using SMART Goals For A Job Search

A better way to find a new job Are you looking for work? What is your current situation? Were you one of the thousands laid off over…

Conflict

Being Bullied? You’re Not Alone.

Being Bullied? You’re Not Alone.

Many workers are being bullied in the workplace according to CareerBuilder Over the past few years, bullying has made headlines, particularly tragedies that resulted from bullying by…

Communication

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

How to handle your nerves before and during a presentation When asked about our greatest fears, surveys often show public speaking at the top of the list—sometimes…

Decision Making

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Is The Job A Good Fit?

Five questions to ask before you accept a job offer If you hate your job, despise your boss, or have been out of work for any length…

Interviewing

Interview Bloopers

Interview Bloopers

Nine interview blunders that could have been avoided There is no shortage of articles “how to succeed” in job interviews. You can find advice on how to…