Time to Re-Think Your Job Search

While many people are probably anticipating enjoyment of New Year’s eve celebrations and possibly their favorite sporting or other events associated with New Year’s day, you might be thinking instead of your upcoming job search–and wishing you could just relax and enjoy the holidays! If you’ve so far neglected to get a December head-start on […]

Facing a Career Crossroads: How Do You Respond?

Decisions that could change your life can be difficult to make, and that’s particularly true of career decisions. In some respects, you have no way of knowing all the possible outcomes of a given career choice at the outset and won’t know exactly how it will shape up until it’s a done deal (hindsight being […]

Job & Career Change: If Not Now, When?

As I’ve said before, change can act as a stumbling-block in your career progress and keep you from achieving desirable goals. Change tends to be uncomfortable, and we aren’t always as motivated and committed to it as we need to be. This is true of job change, career change, life change. Sometimes we think we […]

Job Search Decisions That Work for You

If you’re facing a major decision regarding your job search or career plans, it can sometimes make you feel like running the other direction! That usually happens for one of several reasons, such as: Although you’re not sure you’re ready to make a change, events seem to be propelling you in that general direction–but the […]

Reputation Management and Your Career Success

If you expect to be a top contender for new career opportunities–new job, career change possibilities, and more–you must (not just should) pay attention to your reputation online. It’s a fact that what you don’t know can hurt you. If you don’t stay aware of what’s being said about you in cyberspace, you’re risking a […]

Career Success–NOT An Overnight Event

If you have your sights set on achieving career success–or perhaps more career success than you’ve achieved so far–remember this: It’s NOT an overnight event. It almost certainly won’t pop up right in front of you without any effort (or very little effort) on your part. As movie great Cecil B. DeMille once said: “The […]

Courage to Move Your Career Forward

If you’re unsatisfied in your current job or career path but staying where you are seems preferable to moving forward into the unknown, it might be time for a dose of courage. That quality doesn’t come in a pill or liquid form, but it can be acquired or developed. Sometimes you might need help to […]

Career Success–No Fear in 2015

With all that’s been going on in the world during the past months and years, you might roll your eyes at the very thought that you could pursue career success without fear this year, and it would be hard to blame you. However, I’d like to offer some encouragement with this thought: fear paralyzes; hope […]