Think you may be being downsized? Get busy, befried everyone, get busy on Facebook and LInkedIn.
“I Was Terminated Yesterday – HELP!” Today’s topic is, “I was terminated yesterday. I don’t know what to do. Help!”. The answer is, take a rest, take a break and don’t burn your bridges. First, go and start talking to people because you need to get rid of any anger or rage that you […]
A recruiter can provide insight and guidance that will help you navigate your executive job search. To optimize the outcome of working with a recruiter, it is imperative you prepare for meeting with the recruiter similar to the way you would an interview with a hiring manager to make the best impression and further your career.
I am not going to deny that there is discrimination. Yes, there is! However, all is good for hiring seasoned or mature talent. Often, it’s not age that is inhibiting recruitment of so called ‘over the hill’ candidates; it’s attitude, your interpretation or perception, plus an ineffective job search strategy and execution. Firstly, you should […]
A layoff can be tough on you mentally, emotionally and physically. The renowned Holmes and Rahe Stress Scale, a measure of how stress can affect health, rates a termination from work a number 8. Today, terminations, downsizing, canning, layoffs or whatever you name this action, are frequent. It’s a part of business operations as resources […]
Use your LinkedIn platform to raise your credibility, authority and personal brand. Read these top 10 ideas on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile.
Seasons change. Just as the transition from fall to winter is inevitable, there may come a season in your career where it feels necessary to make a change. However, when you feel it is time to search for a new position, it is also crucial to determine if you are making a move for the right reasons.
Job transitions are wrought with stress and anxiety. The myriad of feelings that elicit stress and anxiety during a transition can ultimately result in actions that may have a detrimental effect on your career. Therefore, it is at times when you feel the most uncertain and the most pressure that it becomes necessary to maintain control and power over your career.
Company culture—the atmosphere, work ethic, and values—that a company upholds can sometimes lead to contention between employees and management. If your personal brand conflicts with the company’s culture, it may lead to discouragement and overall dissatisfaction in your current position. In this case, it may be time to assess whether this position it the right place for you to optimize the future of your career.
For your network to be useful, you must engage with people. It is not enough to simply have a long list of names in your network, you must develop and grow relationships with those people in order build a successful network.