I was featured on the Kare 11 Sunrise “Work It Wednesday” show this week.
I talked about sun-setters, people in the later stages of their careers who find themselves out of a job or in a place where they can’t retire as soon as they’d hoped. I mentioned the idea of Portfolio Careers, a way [...]
Monthly Archives: July 2009
This week I was reading an article about 7 tips for an effective job search. Professionally speaking I thought the tips were well founded however what I was most struck by was the dozens of replies from readers who angrily attacked the articles author, stating that she didn’t know how hard it was to [...]
When a client of mine says they have talked to everyone they know and have run out of people to talk to it tells me two things are likely happening. First, one of the primary objectives of a networking conversation is to obtain additional names and contacts. For each networking conversation you should [...]
With 15 years experience as a Career Consultant and HR insider, I regularly help clients understand the role HR has in the job search process. First of all, human resources prime objective is not meant to be a road block. They are equally comitted to helping an organization bring in top talent. [...]
…..and you feel like you’ve done eveything you can and the interviews or offers just won’t come. When the phone feels like 400lbs and you can no longer say your elevator speech with zeal. When you have drank all the coffee you can handle and networking seems to lead no where. When [...]