Tag Archives: Career Development

  • 4 Steps to Create Your Next Success

    When people start looking for a new position, most often they think of one-up or lateral jobs and pull out an old resume to update. Few of us have a really certain idea of what we want to be when we grow up, even in mid-career. And don’t get me started about "passion" or "if yo… more

  • Is It Time to Reboot Your Job Search or Your Career

    Are you feeling stuck at work? Is your search taking far longer than you expected? Have you missed promotions or pay increases? Lost more than you can recoup holding out for the perfect paycheck? For at least two decades I have regularly talked with people who were unemployed for… more

  • Winter I$ Coming

    The theme is prevalent in the HBO show and book series Game of Thrones. It’s a prophetic thought that is set by these three words. "Winter is Coming" is the motto of House Stark. The meaning behind these words is one of warning and constant vigilance. The Starks, being the lor… more

  • Calling Potential Contacts

    In every human being, there is an intrinsic part that wants to help others. There is also an intrinsic part that prompts us to reach out to ask for help. In this digital age, sometimes it works to pick up the phone and talk directly to potential connections. But when job seeke… more

  • Bad Resume Advice: Nine Resume Writing Don’ts

    What is some of the worst resume advice you've ever gotten? Some resumes I’ve reviewed recently make me shake my head. Where on earth did the resume owners get their advice? In light of sequestration and the government shutdown, make sure your resume is in shape. These ti… more