Archive for the ‘Thinking Forward’ Category

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March 13, 2010 by

Google Wave Ideas Can Impact Your Career

If you want to ride a Google Wave into your next career perhaps this adapted how to list will compel you to think differently about how to bring your brand to a new level. Thinking on a different plane may allow you to advance your career path – real-time. Here are a few tips from the ever-invasive Google brain. Think about how these ideas will help you maintain an advantage.

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March 07, 2010 by

Aerial Combat Rules for Job Search (Rookies vs. Advanced Thinkers)

Oswald Boelcke wrote down these rules as one of Germany’s early flying aces, some of the first rules about aerial combat. You must combat the enemy within during your career probably more than the enemy you perceive outside of you. These are also some of the rules Eddie Richenbacker mastered as a Medal of Honor winner and the Ace of Aces in WWI who I grew up learning about in Ohio. I like military history and history in general. It has application to just about all things. These rules remind me of what rookies do during their career vs. advanced careerists or entrepreneurs. Maybe we need to talk about “No Guts No Glory” next.

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February 14, 2010 by

Words from News & Observer Article on Long-Term Unemployment

Sue Stock interviewed me and yes, I think this was a lot of what I said. I am glad Jim and John agreed. This is a good wrap but in any story there are a lot of specifics behind the tips that need to be customized to your own search.

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January 28, 2010 by

The Confidential $100,000 Job Search? Watch Your Step

When you have decided to make a career move at the executive or $100,000 plus job level issues impacting your search may be different than other jobseekers especially if you are still currently in an executive position. You must know the special issues that surround this kind of search.

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January 13, 2010 by

The Definition of Insanity

Everyone seems to want to define insanity as “doing something over and over again and expecting the same results” so I thought I would like to go on record with Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary help. This really is the definition.

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January 03, 2010 by

2010 Careers Outlook – Adds to My Comments in Business Week and the Charlotte Observer

It looks like Business Week picked up and published the Kristin Valle’s December 27, 2009, Charlotte Observer article where she interviewed me.

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December 29, 2009 by

Are Experts in Your Field Multiplying Like Rabbits?

Perhaps it was the last networking event that I attended in Raleigh, North Carolina. Someone came up to me, interrupted a conversation I was having and said “So you are like the guru of careers and personal branding around here, right?” Yes, I was polite but I don’t think of myself that way. In the […]

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December 15, 2009 by

Small Job Search Mistakes Can Bust Your Brand

Little things that you do can hurt your brand and your career transition.

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December 11, 2009 by

What Are We Doing This Holiday Season?

This is what we are doing as a company this holiday season.

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December 08, 2009 by

Federal Employment Information for People with Disabilities

This is a strong overview for people with disabilities and federal employment resources.

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