Archive for the ‘Career Management’ Category

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August 01, 2015 by

Behaviors to Energize a Stalled Job Search

A local news anchor and reporter recently asked me about these issues and it inspired these thoughts:

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June 23, 2015 by

References Matter

Some people that are in career transition underestimate the impact of references. In fact one executive in career transition literally said this to me last week: “John, the last company I worked with didn’t even bother to check my references.” So does that mean you don’t need to nurture your references? You do. Here is […]

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March 30, 2015 by

Opportune Times For Self Renewal

By Jeff Davidson, MBA, CMC and John M. O’Connor, MFA, CRW You might encounter career milestones, such as a large pay increase, your appointment to a special/high office, or election as an officer in your professional association or group. You might be interviewed by a national publication, obtain career recognition and raises or have your […]

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Job Searching While Employed Posted on
March 23, 2015 by

Execs Job Searching While Employed? Play It Safe

So you are working on your resume while at work and doing a little job search now that the economy seems to be coming back. You may want to hit that boss button. Making a job switch requires balancing ambition and savvy. Follow these five steps to keep your reputation intact, your digital footprint clean […]

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Ask Yourself Some Questions to Succeed Posted on
March 02, 2015 by

Answers to Career Questions You Should be Asking Yourself

As you make changes consider asking yourself some career questions. By using these career questions it will help you develop a more balanced profile for business and career growth. The questions may be simple, but they are not always easy to answer. No matter who you are or what you have accomplished in the past, […]

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Don't blather your Executive Brand Posted on
February 16, 2015 by

Don’t Blather Your Executive Brand

What’s the view of you as an executive? Is it as clear as you think or is it obscured? What do you want it to be? In re-reading one of my dad’s old short stories, Blather, the narrator hysterically drives the story of excessive worry of a mother about her son. Without clarity, I see […]

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January 12, 2015 by

Take Ownership of Your Career

Everyone’s career comes in different shapes and patters according to their own work life goals. Variables come in to play at different stages. How would you categorize your career today and as you look into the near future? Are you actively looking for a job without a current job? Are you keeping an eye open […]

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Employment Outlook through LinkedIn Posted on
January 05, 2015 by

2015 Employment Outlook – LinkedIn is Shaping the Future of Recruiting

Let’s look back and let’s look forward. In 2007 I was quoted in an article that was inspired by me sending a Linked In invitation to a reporter at the Raleigh News & Observer about a story she was writing about networking groups and LinkedIn. In her reply to me I remember the reporter, not knowing what LinkedIn is was, asked me was it a dating site and, well. “Uh, I don’t think it is a dating site and, you know, I am not sending out dating invitations…but I think LinkedIn is big and going to be bigger.” Embarrassed I scrambled to inform Sue Stock about my business only intentions and ultimately I got to add the finishing touches to her article on LinkedIn and networking – “You are your Google search results.”

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May 07, 2014 by

A Networking Rock Star Speaks (and You Can Be One Too)

Remember to bring a business mindset to every networking event. Ms. Haney Woods: I treat networking like I do an interview. I research who will be at a meeting, what they might ask me and I dress as if I am interviewing with them for a job I really want. So in networking Kat suggests that you need to take the initiative. Always make the ask and don’t be scared to ask for what you want.

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Confidence to get a new job Posted on
February 18, 2014 by

Never doubt your capabilities to get a new job!

Today’s job search is a difficult process. If you are currently out there looking for work, you know the roadblocks, frustrations and daily grind involved in finding a new position. Plus, if you’re over 50, you have additional hurdles to overcome. Age bias is real and all too prevalent in the job market. Nevertheless… There […]

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