Tips for Breaking Up With Your Horrible Boss

Tips for Breaking Up With Your Horrible Boss
Most of us have had instances where we are working for a boss who we have conflict with and who doesn’t appreciate the skills we offer.  What might have started as a good working relationship has deteriorated to a point of no return. Communication with our boss is tenuous and the miscommunication is becoming a... Read more »

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer

How to Explain Why You Are Leaving Your Present Employer
  One of the most challenging questions asked in an interview is responding to the question, “Why you are considering leaving your current employer.” Hiring managers are obsessed with getting answers to this loaded question. If not addressed properly, it could cost you a potential job. Companies want to know what issues you have with... Read more »

Redfin’s Rapid Growth in Residential Brokerage Brings Opportunities To Workers

Redfin’s Rapid Growth in Residential Brokerage Brings Opportunities To Workers
Anyone who has sold or is considering purchasing a home knows the name Redfin. Look up most properties that have been publicly listed and the Redfin site comes up with information on the latest selling data and property statistics. But, did you know that Redfin has its own team of real estate brokers? And, they... Read more »
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(5) Tips for Beating the Chicago Winter Blues

(5) Tips for Beating the Chicago Winter Blues
With temperature barely in the teens, three feet of snow and lack of sunshine for days at a time, this time of year is downright depressing in the Midwest. Chicago weather is never great in the winter, but this year it is breaking records. Basically, it sucks. It is difficult to stay upbeat when you... Read more »

2014 Career Tips

2014 Career Tips
  With 2013 over and a distant memory, its time to make 2014 a year of positive change and to toss out the baggage from last year as you make plans of action. You can’t change the past; you can only learn from it and make changes in your life that will translate into better... Read more »

The Search for the Perfect Christmas Song

The Search for the Perfect Christmas Song
Listening to 93.9, My Radio in Chicago, a rock station that has been playing Christmas music since shortly after Halloween, I have heard most of my special Christmas songs. The classic “Chestnuts Roasting by the Fire” by famed Nat King Cole is one of my favorites. It brings me back to a time when I... Read more »
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Famous Failures Lead to Success

Famous Failures Lead to Success
One constant in the lives of successful people is their ability to deal with failures. Instead of being paralyzed by fear when they are defeated they deal with the set backs and move on. If you are not failing at something then you are not setting your dreams high enough. The key to failure is... Read more »

Must Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays

Must Tips for Job Hunting During the Holidays
The holidays are approaching as the year winds down for hiring managers who are busy with year end responsibilities as they attempt to enjoy the holiday season. This is a tricky time of year to be looking for a job, yet there are ways to approach job hunting to get you positioned for the New... Read more »

Remembering Our Veterans Who Served Our Country

Remembering Our Veterans Who Served Our Country
  Happy Veterans Day to those who have served. We all have a story of someone who we know who is serving or has served in the U.S. military. I come from a long line of family members who have served in the Marines and Army. They all have different stories, yet all share in... Read more »
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Must-Tips for Dealing With Unemployment

Must-Tips for Dealing With Unemployment
Many of you are still in the trenches of looking for a job or attempting to leave a part-time position and get back to working full time. Days and weeks pass by with no result. As time goes on, you begin to feel discouraged and wonder if you will ever find a job that suits... Read more »