More Job Search Pitfalls (Part 2 of 2)

More job search pitfalls? Yes, here we are with Part 2 of the two-part article. The time has come to wrap up the “top 10” list of pitfalls I mentioned in my previous post. (Note: I can’t start the following list with #6, so I’m labeling each one at the end of the line.) Ignore […]

Great Achievements–Create & Celebrate Them

If you think your great achievements don’t amount to much, you might be selling yourself short. For starters, we often minimize or even devalue what we accomplish–especially when we compare ourselves to others. Other people’s lives and career accomplishments might appear to far exceed yours. Realistically, not everyone can reach the success of an Edison, […]

New Year Career Tips: 2021 vs. 2020

Do you need a few new year career tips for 2021–before the year is half over or more? If you want this year to look better than 2020 did, you need to do some thoughtful planning and action. You can’t expect better results to just happen. You could consider some simple basics, such as this […]

Grow Through Challenges–2020 in Review

Now that we’re finally near the end of 2020, a few questions have drifted into my mind and stuck there: Is this a time to regret what you’ve experienced and the career opportunities you might have lost? Or should you regroup and somehow carve out a better future? In other words, will you grow through […]

Employment in the New Normal–How Can You Cope? (Part 1 of 2)

What will the workplace  look like in the “New Normal”? If you’ve wondered how the employment world will function in the new normal (that is, after COVID-19), you’re not alone. Many people speculate about what the future holds. They don’t know what it might involve and worry about its effect on their prospects for career […]

Top 6 Career Advancement Tips for Executives

You can increase your career success odds by following these Top 6 Career Advancement Tips for Executives: #1: Make Conscious Choices and Decisions One of the top career advancement tips involves thinking about your professional goals and what you want to achieve; then deciding what you need to do to reach it. When you are […]

3 Ways to Build a Successful New Year as a Business Professional

Did you have a great outcome in your job or career this year? If so, congratulate yourself! On the other hand, if the year fell short of your expectations, what could you have done differently? What’s more, how can you build a successful new year as a business professional in the coming year? These are […]

Job Search Plan–Who Needs One? (You Probably Do!)

Before I go into any of the essentials regarding a job search plan, I want to share this: P: Prepare–it works much better than being caught short. Persist–avoid letting yourself get distracted from the goal. L: Leave no stone unturned–consider all the key aspects of your job search plan. Learn what you need to take […]