A certain television station likes to pitch its programming with the slogan: “It’s not reality it’s actuality.” It’s an interesting statement, although a bit confusing – much like today’s job market.
The reality is if you read a variety of articles or talk to a group of “experts” you’ll actually get a broad range of opinions [...]
People come to me looking for help with their careers and businesses and I tell them if we are going to partner, they have to adhere to my three “golden rules”. Thou shalt not prejudge, compromise or assume.
Now that sounds simple enough, right? But how many times each day do we do that?
Many people prejudged [...]
Toni Bowers’ wrote an article on her TechRepublic Career Management blog with the headline “Talking smack about former employers is not advisable.” She points to the farewell message sent by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dan Neil announcing his departure from the Los Angeles Times to go work for the Wall Street Journal. It’s the kind of [...]
I ran into an article at CubicleRules.com called “5 Strategies to Survive in a World of Permanent Temps” and one line in particular sprung out at me. It says,
“Yes, we’re all temps now — but we aren’t ready for the role”
The article discusses how even high level corporate positions are temporary. You can’t [...]
Once upon a time there was a professional who didn’t have to do everything, know everything or have everything but this person lived happily ever after multiplying their contacts, resources, time, energy and income without increasing their workload. The really good news is, this is no tall tale and it could be your new reality. [...]
CBS 4′s Elliott Rodriguez’s segment covers a woman in job search mode and the struggles she’s facing. They walk you through her situation and how she’s attending these job expos in hopes of finding a lead that will get her to the job she needs.
At the 2 minute mark, it changes to a discussion [...]
We all hear about the power of networking, but we often forget the long-term value when we don’t see immediate results. Networking is much more then getting a job lead or identifying a new qualified prospect. Networking is about creating collaborative relationships that are supported through shared knowledge, resources, experience and referrals. This doesn’t happen [...]