Think Your Job is Killing You? It Actually Could Be.

Fellow career pro Holly Reslink recently shared an article from Huffington Post that talked about how people are less likely to die from second-hand smoke than from some stressors that arise from work. That is a sad commentary on what our careers have become: work can now be considered a bigger threat to our livelihood […]

How to Bridge an Employment Gap

Things have certainly changed a lot in terms of what is considered the norm with career paths: Staying with one company in a position that spans multiple decades is now the exception, not the rule. More folks are working on side gigs and other entrepreneurial endeavors. Trust between employer and employee has been declining. The […]

When Your Dreams Hold You Back, Part 1

“There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, Yes, I’ve got dreams, of course I’ve got dreams. Then they put the box away and bring it out once in awhile to look in it, and yep, they’re still there.” ~Erma Bombeck Dreams are an important thing. They help us to […]

Dispelling Bad Job Interview Advice, Part 2

Frustrated with interview advice that missed the mark, I started the week with a post that provided better guidance to job seekers. Here is the next installment in the series. Question: Why have you been unemployed for such a long time? Advice given: “Cover up the question with any productive activity that you have done […]

Measuring Job Hunt Success: The Unsolicited Call

While on Twitter last week, an interesting tweet by recruiter and social media strategist Steve Levy caught my eye: The first part of his tweet makes perfect sense and is something that I have talked about here, but the second part — the “unsolicited call” — intrigued me. So I asked Steve if he would […]

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