A Rewarding Career – Can It Be Yours?

Praise and Appreciation Words for a Great Job

Rewards are what make you feel that a major effort was worthwhile. A rewarding career happens when you make a determined effort to achieve the result you want and see it come to pass, in spite of whatever challenges you might have encountered along the way. The question is, Can you have what you would […]

New Year–New Job Search?

Did your new year get off to a strong start? If not, don’t worry. There’s plenty of time to make a course correction. However, if you were thinking about launching a new job search this year, you’ve already missed your chance to gain early momentum (late December would have been a good time for that). […]

Find a Job Doing Work You Love

The idea that you can find a job doing work you love might sound like a pipe-dream to many of you who aren’t “there” yet and think you might never be. While I realize it might be difficult to achieve and sometimes stymied by seemingly insurmountable challenges, I believe it’s a goal worth pursuing. If […]

Need to Reinvent Your Career?

If not now, you might still at some point in your working life either need or want to reinvent your career. When/if that happens to you, do you have a plan for accomplishing it? Much like fire or flood insurance you hope you will never need, a career management plan that takes the need for […]

Career Success Tips from Einstein

Albert Einstein never presented himself as an expert on career success, in spite of the fact that he had a very successful career. However, I thought it would be fun to explore some of his sayings as if they were career success tips. So here goes the first batch of tips: Perfection of means and […]

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 […]

Holiday Activities and Your Job Search/Career Management Plan

Since I’m posting this just two days before Christmas, I’m guessing most of you aren’t really focusing on work-stuff! Consequently, I mostly want to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday period. I will be back in touch again next week and joining the rest of you in looking forward to a new year that […]

Economy Means Less Relocation for Job Oppportunities and Retirement

According to an article by Michelle Rafter, “Economy Forces Americans to Stay Put” (October 28, 2011), “Hard times are stopping many people from moving for retirement or work, according to Census Bureau data and a new Associated Press/LifeGoesStrong.com poll. The current mobility level, or how many Americans move each year, is the lowest since 1948….The […]