Career

Effective Leaders Go First

  Effective leaders go first. The action of going first is to take a leap of faith. It is putting yourself out there. Making yourself vulnerable. Taking a calculated risk. Going first is summoni...

Networking Tips: Sincerity Overcomes Skepticism

  After my last post titled “How to Network for a Job: Give Before You Get“, I had a great email from someone asking for additional networking tips… “How do I make sure I am not the slimy guy who’s...

How to Improve Communication Skills at Work

  Communication is without the doubt one of the most important business skills, no matter what industry you are in. As a Sr. Recruiter and Interview Coach, I have seen many candidates, often strong...

The 20-Point Job Search Game Plan

  Autumn is football season and as I listen to the TV analysts handicapping each game two words are ubiquitous in their conversation when they discuss what it takes for each of the two teams to win. T...

Where to Start When You Don’t Know How

  Launching a personal website, launching a brand, launching a business. These were some of the key search terms on Google when people wanted to begin building a brand. Many of the personal branding a...
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Career Direction: From Storyteller To Storydoer

Do you wish you had a crystal ball to see your future career direction? Do you wish someone will tell you what path to take? It really won’t help you. The past can help you to understand and arti...
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How to Get Followers for Your Personal Brand

When developing your personal brand, one thing that is also important to take into consideration is how to get followers through the promotion and marketing of that brand. Market your personal br...
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The Advantages of Managing Yourself

The business environment is challenging, with demands placed on you each and every day, presenting themselves in myriad forms. Whether it’s negotiating with clients, trying to meet hectic deadlin...