Studies for the past 40 years have reported that between 45% and 70% of all jobs are found through networking, yet most career seekers spend a minor portion… Continue reading
As a professional, you represent a brand; your personal brand. Okay, I know, this might sound trite, nevertheless, it is a fact that you should think of yourself as a brand. You have a reputation that must be managed. As… Continue reading
A few years ago I let my image deteriorate. I put on a lot of weight that slowed me down and affected my self-worth. I had outgrown my wardrobe so I decided to take action. For me, that is a… Continue reading
This post is about trying to help you, not about criticizing you. Please consider it in that light.
Your attitude is one of the most important factors… Continue reading
If self-assessment is the foundation, networking is the engine for job-search. Most jobs are still landed through networking so this is where you need to spend your time. Your network is probably your most powerful asset, especially in… Continue reading
Forget Job Titles: What is it you do, really? What is your skill-set? What do you bring to the party? Are you a problem-solver; a business developer; a great leader; or maybe a process re-engineering expert? Your first task is… Continue reading
Companies have shed a lot of middle managers since 2009, many of whom have been highly compensated executives over 50. Employers have learned to do more with less and to out-source functions wherever possible. Still, there is work to… Continue reading