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Small Business 4 - 1 - 1: I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me...

Throughout 2013, I kept a list of what others taught me about small business from their perspective. Stated below are several entries about owning, managing and operating a business. Some entries are encouraging and enlightening; some are sobering and disheartening....

14 Things To Move From Fired To Hired In 2014

Do not start your job search by “throwing together” a résumé to “see what’s out there.” Be deliberate, intentional and purposeful as you embark upon the career transition process. Respect yourself enough to know yourself – inside and out –...

Do You Have a Solid Job Search Plan for 2014? 5 Easy Steps to Success

A career action plan is crucial to helping executives reach their goals. Yogi Barra said it best, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” So whether you want to change jobs, transition to a...

Career Shifters: Define Your Target Role In 30 Minutes

Grab 4 sheets of paper. Or maybe use a spreadsheet with 4 worksheets……or the notes section of your smartphone (whatever works for you). Follow the instructions below with a strict time limit of 30 minutes. It’s really important to stick...

What a Baby Can Teach Us About Career Transition in 2014

Spending time with a little baby over the weekend was a splendid experience. Here is a photo of a precious seven-month old who offered free lessons regarding skill development. When this seven-month old “grows up”, I hope he doesn’t forget...

Pick The Lifestyle, Not The Career

It’s the start of a new year and it’s very likely that you’re busy setting goals – career goals, relationship goals and the obligatory plans to get fit and healthy this year. But before you start making any decisions about...

What One Word Will You Live By In 2014?

On the first day of this year 2014, I clicked on the television and happened upon The TODAY Show. The guest was talking about how one word can change everything in 2014. Words, I thought – better watch this story....

2014 Habits: The Seinfield Method

Brad Issac was a software developer looking to build a new career as a comedian. Constantly on the look out for mentors and experienced comedians to learn from, Isaac was fortunate to meet with Jerry Seinfield one evening at a...

Who Are the Best Recruiters? Answers for Job Seekers

image credit: blog.recruitalliance.com RETAINED RECRUITERS Curated information for executives in transition: My clients often ask me, “Which are the best retained recruitment firms?” The top 5 recruitment firms for 2012-13 were: Boyden Korn Ferry International Transearch Egon Zehnder N2Growth Here...

Wrap Up: 13 Questions About The Year 2013

What was the one thing you wanted to do in 2013 and didn’t? What is your biggest take away from 2013? What was your biggest surprise of 2013? What is the most important thing you learned in 2013? Which day...

Executives: Be Prepared for Your Next Interview – Part 2 of 2 Part Series

Thinking about job search during the holidays is probably last on most executive minds, however, January is just a few days away. Are you prepared for interviews in the new year? It is more important than ever to be organized...

So What Is In Your Mail This Holiday Season?

About 3:00 P.M. each afternoon, Dave starts pacing back and forth in front of the large living room window, waiting and watching. Waiting for the package. Watching for the mail carrier. The package was put in the mail last week,...

Executives: Be Prepared for Your Next Interview – Part 1 of 2 Part Series

It’s a known fact that January through March/April are the biggest hiring months of the year. Employers who have been holding off on new hires towards the end of the year are now ready to fill positions. If your resume...

What NOT to say on an interview

Even an executive can be nervous on a job interview. On the other hand, the interviewer has the stress of making sure they hire the right person. So what responses will get you eliminated for consideration of the job? These...

Will You Have a Portfolio Career?

Image credit: Sadhbh Warren Everyone's head is spinning with the rapid pace of change in the employment market. Many more workers are contract workers or consultants, whether by necessity or choice. Many have a business on the side. Many have...

A Job Interview: Right In Front Of Your Nose

Let's say that your name is Jeb and that you have been looking for a job for the past few months. You can’t wait to hit “send” after filling out online applications ad nauseam. To date, you have hit send...

What Gift Will You Give This Holiday Season?

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” ? Winston S. Churchill My client and I were discussing gifts…the kind of gifts that you can’t buy, you can’t re-gift, you can’t return...

Recruiters Debate Resumes – What Every Executive Needs to Know

When you sit down to write your resume, the upper most thought in your mind should be, “What does a recruiter want to see in my resume that will convince him or her that I am the perfect candidate for...

Do You Want To Work Internationally? 5 Tips To Succeed

What separates a domestic job search from an international one? Basically it’s understanding what employers are looking for when they hire for jobs overseas. Executives considering an international position needs to think about their long-term career goals and determine if...

Denial & The Job Search: 3 Beliefs that Can Crater Your Success

Image courtesy of letschickchat.org I can totally understand it. No question. In a reasonable world, a world where the job seeker's need for a fast, easy job transition would take priority, these three facts would prevail: 1. You could expect...

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