Mastering the Art of Job Juggling

Staying productive in your current job while looking for your next (2-minute read) Nearly half of the U. S. workforce is either considering or actively looking for a new job. That’s a lot of dissatisfied and ambitious workers. There are many reasons people want a new job; more responsibility, flexibility, money or better benefits are [...]

By |2022-03-01T15:32:49+00:00March 1st, 2022|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Mastering the Art of Job Juggling

Ups and Downs: How to succeed at work as the economy changes

(2 1/2-minute read) The period known as The Great Resignation is ending, and that's OK. The Great Resignation represented a needed correction in the employment market for job seekers. Before the pandemic (remember back then?), low unemployment and high corporate earnings gave employers the upper hand in hiring. Over the past two years burnout escalated, [...]

By |2022-02-01T15:26:54+00:00February 1st, 2022|Career, Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Ups and Downs: How to succeed at work as the economy changes

Confidence and Career Advancement

(3-minute read) Welcome to January, a month for looking ahead and setting goals. As is true at the beginning of a year, articles and podcasts about goal-setting are everywhere. This is not one of those. Today’s post is about building and projecting the confidence you’ll need to achieve the career goals you’ve set. Confidence is [...]

By |2022-01-04T15:55:27+00:00January 4th, 2022|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Confidence and Career Advancement

How do I find the right fit?

First, understand yourself, then ask these 25 interview questions. (2-minute, 30-second read) The reevaluation of personal and organizational priorities that is redefining how we work has caused a lot of movement in the job market. This wholesale shift is a primary contributor to the phenomenon called The Great Resignation. As a result, employers are working [...]

By |2021-11-02T18:49:21+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on How do I find the right fit?

The Graceful Exit: How to leave your job well

(3-minute read) Throughout a career, the time spent leaving a job is relatively short. We spend exponentially more time interviewing and working. But the act of leaving is a critical part of career pathing. As disruption in the job market continues to accelerate and our new distributed workforce evolves, the art of leaving well is [...]

By |2021-10-05T14:42:26+00:00October 5th, 2021|Career, Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on The Graceful Exit: How to leave your job well

5 Steps For Cultivating Your Executive Presence

(3-minute read) Executive presence isn't a characteristic limited to executives. Anyone, at any level, can learn how to refine and elevate their executive presence. Why? Because your competencies and learned skills will get you the job, but it's your executive presence that will get you promoted. Executive presence is significant at this moment. With organizations continuing [...]

By |2021-11-01T16:42:28+00:00September 5th, 2021|Career, Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on 5 Steps For Cultivating Your Executive Presence

Navigating Office Politics in a Hybrid World

(4-minute read) Every office has a political landscape. Some office politics are positive and contribute to productivity, like pre-syndicating ideas and forming alliances to accomplish tasks. Yet, negative politics that undermine relationships and stagnate productivity are what many of us associate with the term. Understanding and managing the political landscape of your workplace is an [...]

By |2021-08-03T14:39:08+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Career, Interpersonal Communication, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Navigating Office Politics in a Hybrid World

The Great Resignation

Advice for Workers Who are Quitting, Companies that are Losing Talent and Organizations that are Hiring (6-minute read) On the verge of going back into the office, 4 million U.S. workers quit their jobs in April 2021. 4,000,000! So, I wasn't too surprised when, a few weeks back, the editors of LinkedIn reached out to me, [...]

By |2021-07-06T14:54:42+00:00July 6th, 2021|Career, Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on The Great Resignation

Trading slippers for shoes: Ideas for a smooth return to the office

(3-minute read) After 15 months at home, the return to the office has begun. We’re adjusting, once again, to new routines and becoming reacquainted with the joy of commuting. Many will encounter new office spaces and modified schedules. Those hired during the pandemic will, for the first time, be meeting colleagues face-to-face. Not surprisingly, the [...]

By |2021-06-01T15:47:26+00:00June 1st, 2021|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Trading slippers for shoes: Ideas for a smooth return to the office

If You Want a Direct Answer, Ask an Indirect Question

(2-minute read) Businesses are emerging from the pandemic with a heightened focus on digitization adoption and AI. Because of this focus, organizations are also reimagining human roles. If you’re starting a job search, the position you’re interviewing for may look dramatically different next year. You can’t ask outright if the job your pitching will exist [...]

By |2021-05-04T15:28:46+00:00May 4th, 2021|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on If You Want a Direct Answer, Ask an Indirect Question
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