Many of us, when we lose a job, feel intense shame. Job loss feels like failure, a big and public failure. We need to push past those feelings and the myths that go with them, so we can move forward to the next job and the next step in our careers. There is no one […]
Many job seekers shift their job search into low gear (or even neutral) during December, reasoning that hiring influencers are slowed down by time away from work and distracted by the holidays. While it’s true that many recruiters, HR professionals, and other hiring influencers are taking vacation time, it’s equally true that many thousands of […]
Are you actively managing your own career? Or do you passively allow your employer to choose your path? No one has their focus on your best interest like you do. Take control and direct your career toward the goal you choose. Don’t leave it up to an organization which can give you a pink slip […]
When you are downsized and searching for a job, one of the first things recruiters will ask is if you are willing to consider working elsewhere. When should you consider relocating? While relocation is a very personal decision between you and your family, here are some factors that may help you decide if opening your […]
A generation ago, your employer would manage your career. Everyone expected to have the same employer, or no more than two employers in a career. The company you worked for had a distinct career ladder and your current manager would judge not only your job performance, but when you were ready to learn more and […]
Is 9-to-5 dead? Perhaps. If you’re entering the job market after years away, you may be hearing Millennials blamed for killing the old standard work day with their quest for work/life balance and flexible schedules. In reality, they’ve simply sought the flexibility that began appearing long before they hit the job market. What does the […]
When you’re ready to go back to school to get a Master Degree, should you choose an MBA, or an eMBA? It’s smart to learn the differences before you invest your time and money. The Master of Business Administration, or MBA, is a program that varies between one year and two years where the coursework […]
Some terminations come out of the blue. Others leave clues in your work environment weeks or even months before termination occurs.
In good economic and hiring times, you don’t have to take the first job that comes along.
Your career can span up to 50 years of your life. Now is the time to review where you are and set a path to where you want to be.