Posts tagged "management"

Is Owning a Franchise for you? Tips for Buying a Franchise

Is Owning a Franchise for you? Tips for Buying a Franchise
The job market remains sluggish as our economy slowly emerges from one of the deepest recessions in U.S. history.   It is a good time to think about what you want to be doing in your career.  One thing for sure, is that business is being conducted differently than in the past as the internet,... Read more »

Personal Branding: A Must for Success?

Personal Branding: A Must for Success?
Dan Schawbel’s book Everywhere you look these days, there’s people writing, talking, and bragging about their own personal brand. LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Digg have become a highway for making connections and exchanging information; too much information, in my opinion.   Media experts contend that developing your personal brand will get you employment, sustain... Read more »

Do You Really Know How to Network?

Do You Really Know How to Network?
Want that job at IBM, Boeing or Google?  Are you still looking for employment?  Maybe it’s not the economy that’s holding you back!  It could be that you are not a very good net worker. The essence of developing and maintaining business relationships are rooted in having excellent manners, of which, we sometimes forget. This... Read more »
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Is Former "Mickey Mouse" Executive Michael Eisner Joining the ChicagoTribune?

There have been a number of articles in the past few days speculating and debating whether the former CEO of the Walt Disney Co., Michael Eisner may become the next chairman of the Tribune Co.  The LA Times reported yesterday this news citing several people had knowledge of the situation. Michael Eisner The Chicago Tribune... Read more »

Tips for Organzing Your Job Search: Clean Up the Clutter

Have you’ve lost calling cards from potential contacts at IBM, Kraft or Boeing because of being disorganized?  Did you lose the job lead a friend gave you in the mounds of paper on your desk? Is your search for employment getting out of control due to the chaos in your mind?   I have lost... Read more »

It's Time for a Life Coach: Meet Gail Blanke

Gail Blanke-Life Coach Looking for a job after being downsized or laid-off from IBM, Kraft or Abbott Laboratories?  Seeking new clients for your struggling business?  Is your home worth less than your mortgage?  Are your unemployment benefits finally exhausted and you have no job prospects?   This is the reality of today’s economy where the... Read more »
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Dealing with a Psycho Boss: When to leave a company

Sometimes, to preserve our health and sanity we need to leave a job, even in this weak economy. We’ve all been there, agonizing over how to cope with a difficult boss.  If you haven’t then you have been very lucky or haven’t worked long enough to encounter one of these managers who challenge your very... Read more »

Skip the Job: Become an Entrepreneur

Mike Michalowicz-Entreprenuer Consultant It’s time to start your own business. This economy is driving job hunters to become entrepreneurs out of necessity!  No jobs, lead to more start-up companies.   In this dismal job market as we are headed toward yet another jobless recovery, it’s time to take control of our careers and figure out just... Read more »

U.S. Bancorp hires in Chicago: Have the skills needed?

Looking for a job these days for a job hunter is all about networking. There are people being hired as you are sipping your Starbuck’s coffee reading my blog (keep on reading)!  With large corporations like Boeing and IBM posting solid gains in profits in the first quarter, corporations are accelerating their search for talented employees.  ... Read more »
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Running in Circles? Set up your own Advisory Board!

Bess, Ellen & Terri at an event Many times in our career we are our own worst enemy.  Driven by fear, frustration and impatience, we spin in circles trying to make something happen in our career and job search or transition.   We become so overwhelmed by our need to make money and to become... Read more »