Is This The End?

While it’s not unusual to have bad days at work (and some that even lead to dreams of quitting and retiring to a sunny island), deciding to actually resign is …

Switching Careers: Bypass the Bias!

Great to be a part of LinkedIn’s new feature #YouAsked. Here is my full answer about how to successfully get in front of the decision-makers when switching careers: The good news …

My Job Switch is Killing Me!

What do the words “smooth”, “linear”, “rational” and “straightforward” have in common? NONE describes a job search. Whether voluntary or not, the process of seeking a new position is often …

Gaming the System When Networking

If the thought of an evening spent “networking” makes you uncomfortable, you’re not alone. Despite understanding that networking is about building two-way relationships and that positive intentions (e.g., a willingness …

The BEST Time to Look for a Job

For those regular readers of my articles, you’ve likely already guessed where this is heading. Of course, the best time to be looking for a job is always. I don’t …

Three People You Need in Your Network

I recently interviewed Carla Harris, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley on my SiriusXM radio show “Career Talk*” where she spoke about the three types of professional relationships you need to …

Kill Your Vacation Guilt!

If you’re like many Americans, you forfeited about 50% of your eligible vacation time last year. “Vacation guilt” seems to be indigenous to the US where employees freely walk away …

Get Out Of Your Head!

Whether you’re a writer, soccer coach, job seeker, or self-employed, there will be points in your life where you’ll find yourself at a crossroads and just feel STUCK. When this …