One of the first questions you’re likely to be asked is, “So what do you do?” What do you say if you’ve just been downsized?
You may assume that communication challenges between different generations can be a hindrance to your business activities. Put that negativity away! Remember that you have valuable experience to share, and young professionals are most likely eager for your guidance about their future career ambitions. There are many platforms outside your regular business hours to generate […]
Not too many people network with their former work associates, and of course the further you go back, the less you tend to touch base with them. Yet consider this: your contacts are always networking, even while gainfully employed, and building their rolodex. Termination generally isn’t anything against you. It’s nothing personal, rather a decision […]
Networking is the single most powerful job hunting tool available. If you’re not networking, you’re not making a serious effort to advance and manage your career. Whether you’re gainfully employed or in career transition, networking can lead to contacts (for you or your employer), and relationships that can be mutually beneficial for years to come. […]
Failure to have a significant and notable presence on social media is a cardinal sin. If you want to advance in your career, be known as an expert or thought leader, and portray your ambition, you have to embrace social media. Active social media platforms Aim to post something on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ […]