Job Search “Costs” – Weighing Your Options

Most of us tend to think twice when we face the possibility of spending our valuable and often-limited resources, whether cash, time or something else. If you’re considering a job search to find your next job, you know what I’m talking about! I’ve touched on this topic before, but it keeps coming up, so I […]

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 […]

Career Management: Goals vs. Resolutions

If you’re hoping to make next year better (more successful) for your career than this year has been, I’d like to make one essential recommendation: Concentrate on goals–and plans to reach them–rather than New Year’s resolutions. You’ll almost certainly be more satisfied at the end of the year if you do that. Why Not Make […]

Decisions, Decisions! How They Impact Your Career

Chances are good that you’ve recently made or will soon be making one or more decisions that will impact your career success, although you might not realize that if your decisions are made without looking at them from all sides first. Being clear about what you’re aiming for in terms of career results is sound […]

National Career Summit, Nov. 4-15

In lieu of my usual blog post, I’m highlighting the National Career Summit, which begins today and runs through Nov. 15. Registration is free, and the sessions will be recorded–you can listen to the recordings for a “small fee” if you can’t catch the sessions live. Summit Information (Overview): Learn How to Compete in Today‚Äôs […]

Career Success Elusive? No Complaints, Please

If you have yet to capture the career success you dream of, stop to think before you complain about that. This is not to suggest that you are a complainer or that you complain without reason. However, please bear with me, because I do have a point I want to get across here. No one […]

Persistence in Your Job Search and Career Management

Banging your head against a brick wall and hoping to punch-through by sheer will-power is not recommended. However, persistence in pursuing your job search and career management plans can pay off, and the alternative–giving up–doesn’t offer anything that’s really worth having. As The Executive Blog puts it, “Believing in yourself is one way of improving […]