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30 Jan Keep A “Me File” To Help You Write Your Next Resume

Writing a resume is not as easy task for most so don't wait until the last moment (like after you find out you are part of a lay off) to start creating this important document in your career transition.  It's good practice to always keep your resume up to date because as John. F. Kennedy once said, "The time to...

01 Dec Make 2015 The Year of Change (Career Change)

Is it time?  Are you tired of going to work everyday and not feeling excited about the work you do?  If you answered yes, it may be time for you to consider a career transition in 2015 and here are some steps to help you overcome FEAR (face everything and recover). Assess the Risk: Make a pros/cons list and have a...

11 Nov 3 Signs It’s Time for You to Change Careers

Sometimes you just end up following the wrong career path and it takes someone else to objectively point it out.  Here are 3 signs it might be time for you to make a career change. You Work For Money Not Purpose Money creates opportunities to do great things and some people want job satisfaction from creating value, camaraderie, and self-growth. If you find...

01 Oct What Career Skills Do You Need?

Learning new skills can help you succeed in the world of work and there are a few things you sometimes learn (outside of school) that can help you in your career as well.  Here are 3 important skills to consider sharpening as you make your career transition.   The Art of Negotiating  Effective negotiation skills are always valuable and will serve you...

01 Aug Want To Turn Your Passion Into Your Career?

When you’re considering shifting your passion into your career, it’s easy to be dissuaded by fear. Whether you’re thinking of starting your own business, moving to a new company or taking a leap of faith to pursue a passion, it’s normal to have doubts and hesitations about the uncertainty involved. When was the last time you really thought about how risky the risk...

01 Jul Tips For Answering The ….. “Tell Me About Yourself” Question

The "tell me about yourself" (I refer to it as the TMAY), is one of the most frequently asked interview questions and one you should expect to answer with confidence if you are on a career search.  Your response to this question can set the tone for the rest of the interview. The secret to responding to this TMAY request successfully often boils down to focus, preparation and practice.  To...

01 Jun Dress To Impress: What To Wear To A Job Interview

Does it really make a difference how you dress for an interview?  In many cases, YES - it does! I've been in the recruiting field for over 15 years and I can share that most clients I've partnered with notice and often make comments related to how candidates appeared at the interview.  What you wear to your next job interview might be more important...

01 Apr 3 Ways Your Attitude Can Help Your Career Search

If you are on the career search, be mindful of the attitude you project. Your attitude can either hurt or help your chances of finding a job. Career seekers who keep their attitude positive and their outlook bright typically end up on top. Below are 3 ways your attitude can help you when interviewing: 1. Avoid Arrogance: ...