Making a Smoother Career Change
Aug11

Making a Smoother Career Change

Perhaps it is time for you to consider a career change. Surprisingly, many people face this conundrum in their 30’s, 40’s, 50’s, and after retirement. There is no set time in your career when this urge will begin to fester. You start to second guess why you are doing what you do and start to dream about what you really want to do. Before you make a major change in your career, consider if other factors in your life are causing your...

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An Interview with a Recruiter is Important
Aug03

An Interview with a Recruiter is Important

Your relationship with a recruiter before, during and after an interview is important. So important, you might blow your chances to be a viable candidate. You might be wondering why would I care if I blow off a meeting since a recruiter is not the company. Here’s why… This week I spent time with a recruiter and got a sneak peek into her work. She had a phone interview scheduled with a potential candidate for a job. The appointment was...

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Accountability Group for Job Hunters
Jul28

Accountability Group for Job Hunters

Our #6 tip – starting or joining an accountability group for job hunters steps up your job search efforts. Think about how you spend your time – is it productive? If you feel like you are spinning your wheels and not making progress, consider an accountability group. In this video, I discuss the steps for setting up a job accountability group and recommendations for how to structure it.   The support that an...

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Five Tips to Boost Self-Confidence
Jul06

Five Tips to Boost Self-Confidence

Let’s tackle the ugly negative talk that eats at your self-confidence with some tips on how to improve the situation. Your self-confidence can take a dive because of events in your life – loss of job, separation, divorce, failing to get that promotion – or it may lie under the surface even though you are successful. It amazes me that successful professionals and executives have bouts of self-doubt. They way they feel causes...

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Taking Charge of Your Career Progression
Jun29

Taking Charge of Your Career Progression

Career progression in academia and health care industries – specifically hospital administration seems to use a closed system for career movement. The majority of the people I have worked with over the last five years in these industries do not use social professional networks such as LinkedIn to advance their careers. Most of their career progression is facilitated through an established internal network. When that network...

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