Category: career

(3) Tips for Getting a Job During the COVID Crisis

(3) Tips for Getting a Job During the COVID Crisis
Well, all I can say is that 2020 is turning out to be a year to remember! And, for the most part, not in a good way. We were all going about our lives, shopping at stores without masks, drinking at our local bar and going to concerts squeezed into a small space. We never,... Read more »

(5) Tips to Get Employed After COVID-19

(5) Tips to Get Employed After COVID-19
Its been awhile since we have had to worry about losing our job or getting a new one.  After the 2008 downturn there has been a steady increase in employment to a historical low unemployment rate last year. Then what seems to come out of nowhere,  COVID-19 hits our world with an unknown, highly infectious... Read more »

The Greatest Holiday Gift is Your Encouragement

The Greatest Holiday Gift is Your Encouragement
The advice we have given to someone who is silently struggling may have made a bigger difference in their lives than we will ever know. Most of us don’t think our words make that much difference to others lives and is anyone really listening to us? The answer is Yes and what you say could... Read more »
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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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(5) Signs You Are Unhappy in Your Job

(5) Signs You Are Unhappy in Your Job
Now that hiring has stepped-up and unemployment numbers are down, more people are employed, yet many are unhappy with what they are doing. It is a trend in the workforce that is concerning for many since they are afraid to make a job change for fear of being on long-term unemployment. The memories of being... Read more »