If you haven’t heard, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has introduced a bill to prohibit the use of credit checks during the recruiting process. This is sure to be an interesting legislative debate and one worth watching. Not just...Show More Summary
I belong to a mastermind group, in which a member recently shared that he was suffering near financial ruin after lagging sales in his business. Business profits ebb and flow and it can be hard to know how much to save during flow times to survive the ebbs. Show More Summary
I grew up about 45 miles outside of New York City. While my parents always worked within five minutes of our house, a lot of my friends’ parents commuted in to the city. Most took the train, but some drove, and one occasionally used a helicopter. It’s hard to move millions of people in and […]
“Do what you believe in”—Greg Baldwin, President of VolunteerMatch I recently had the privilege to interview Greg Baldwin, President of VolunteerMatch: the award-winning VolunteerMatch.org service and the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network. Show More Summary
In today’s economy, workers often switch jobs frequently, and even re-invent entire careers. But if your resume includes jobs in a number of industries or professions, does that signal to potential employers that you’re good at manyShow More Summary
Every day that you are granted the privilege of waking up, you are presented with a myriad of choices. Yet, there is one constant. From the richest person to the poorest. From every corner of the planet and right down to your desk, or hammock or wherever you decide to conduct business. Show More Summary
Podcast time folks - Some smart kids at Northwestern are making a run at unionizing college athletics, and I had Seth Borden, Partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP in NYC, join me on The CYA Report (my podcast over...
Raise your hand if you’ve come to the realization that college didn’t prepare you for the job market. I see a lot of hands. I’m not knocking college, but the skills that I’ve developed from starting a business are way more marketable than the ones that I developed in the classroom. So what do you […]
Looking for a career-boosting position that’s also work-from-home? Consider one of these firms.
The days of building a reputation offline have become a thing of the past. Today many employers are looking for candidates who are active online and in social media. As a job seeker you will want to effectively utilize these tools to...Show More Summary
The last thing your small business or startup needs is a law suit. Beyond the time and expense of going through a potentially lengthy legal battle, it’ll assuredly divert your attention away from other important priorities like running your business. And while having an attorney on speed dial is helpful, patent trouble and liability issues […]
Thinking of quitting your job? Here are some key questions to ask yourself first.
I’m so looking forward to visiting all my friends in Cleveland for the Northern Ohio Human Resources Conference next month. I couldn’t resist sharing a photo from the last time I was in the Cleveland area (circa March 2008). Crossing my fingers for some warmer weather. Show More Summary
Here’s what I’ve been saving for you from the Internet this week. These are posts that don’t necessarily match up to my mission of supporting transitions in your career, but are about the career path. The best investment advice you’ll never get This is long, but if you read nothing else, read this one. As […] No visits yet
Are you genuinely appreciating and encouraging the people around you? It’s a simple question, and one that is quite important in the world we live in today. Organizational researchers have found that appreciation plays a major role in...Show More Summary
Did you notice there is a person in hiding on the Quistic team page? He won’t let me show you his picture or give you his real name because he’s scared people will find out he works for an American company and they will come to his house to take his money. “What? Who would do that?”...
If the following four items apply to you, then you might appreciate this post, which is about a special coaching program. Otherwise, if you don’t qualify for all four, there’s no need to read the rest. You’d rather be self-employed than work for someone else. Show More Summary
Ordering food over the phone has always caused me anxiety, so when a site called CampusFood.com offered free food for my first online order, I jumped. I haven’t turned back. Online ordering is pretty much the best thing ever in my book, which is why I use GrubHub all the time. What I never really […]
One of the things on my bucket list is to create a real-world take on Leadership Development, specifically for helping managers of people become the best they can be with their teams. That's why were developing the Kinetix Leadership Development...
Are you wondering how to best balance personal and professional business connections on social media? If your personal connections are in stark contrast to your personal brand for business, the answer may be that you cannot. According to Careerbuilder.com, over 65 percent of employers check social media profiles as part of the job screening process. Show More Summary