Posts in category "Jobs"

Bye-Bye Job, Hello Paradise!

Bye-Bye Job, Hello Paradise!
I am in paradise, as I now live in Palm Springs, CA and have gone back to a previous career in real estate sales.  This is a move I have been dreaming of since I was eight years old when I fell into a puddle of black ice on a frigid winter day in Chicago.... Read more »

2016 Career Resolution

2016 Career Resolution
As the days of 2015 wind down it is a time of reflection for many. A moment where we take a beat from our busy lives to assess our accomplishments of the year and to give thanks for the many things that contributed to our happiness. It is also a time to evaluate if what... Read more »

What Does your LinkedIn Profile Say About You?

What Does your LinkedIn Profile Say About You?
Did you know that most recruiters use LinkedIn as a resource for job candidates? Linkedin has become a major recruiting tool in sourcing candidates for open positions, often before they are posted. You never know who is looking at your LinkedIn profile as most companies search anonymously. Having a strong profile on Linkedin is a... Read more »
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Was Posing for Playboy a Career Option?

Was Posing for Playboy a Career Option?
As a woman, did it ever occur to you to attempt to pose naked for Playboy magazine? Well, if you did those days are over as Playboy is changing to a new format. There will be no more nude photos of women in provocative poses. Due to a study decline of readers that currently is... Read more »

Tips From Highly Successful Job Seekers

Tips From Highly Successful Job Seekers
Did you know that successful job seekers don’t treat finding a job as a “fulltime” vocation?  According to the recent national study conducted by the Career Advisory Board established by DeVry University, this is one of the many misnomers from the data collected from the study which included over 550 active and passive job seekers... Read more »

(5) Tips for Millennials Working with Baby Boomers

(5) Tips for Millennials Working with Baby Boomers
Millennials have a unique way of looking at life and their role in the workplace. Not wanting to be hemmed-in, their views are quite different than the baby boomers, who often mange them with strained communication. The truth is that both groups are wired differently, with a disconnect of common purpose. The baby-boomers who are... Read more »
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(8) Reasons Not to Give up Facebook!

(8) Reasons Not to Give up Facebook!
  Let’s face it; those of us that use Facebook are addicted. The first time we get many “likes” from our post, we become addicted. It becomes a chase for “likes” from posting selfies (no one wants to take our picture anymore), to a close up of our steak dinner, to pictures of our dog... Read more »

A Chance Meeting with An American Soldier

A Chance Meeting with An American Soldier
While visiting Palm Springs which is an hour’s drive from 29 Palms military base, I was approached by a soldier dressed in his uniform. It was a hot spring day here in the 90’s, yet he looked cool as a cucumber.  There was a sense of confidence in him as he approached me and asked... Read more »

How Did You Survive Your Worst Job?

How Did You Survive Your Worst Job?
  We have all had horrible jobs along the way as we have worked toward success. These jobs are the ones we never forget and vow never to do again. It’s a great motivator to make something work when you finally get a good job. Yet, these bad jobs help define who we are. So... Read more »
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(3) Questions That Kill An Interview

(3) Questions That Kill An Interview
Interviewing for a job is not something most of us enjoy. It is an uncomfortable scenario where what you say can either move you toward a new job or have your résumé thrown into the circular file! The hiring managers and recruiters are often on the offensive making you feel as if you are being... Read more »