Threading The Dual Career Needle with John Bamforth and Sue Mahony

Linda Reyes

Threading The Dual Career Needle with John Bamforth and Sue Mahony John Bamforth has been a highly successful executive for over 30 years in pharmaceutical and life sciences industry. While John has held a number of cross-functional roles, he is best known for his successes in an array of commercial roles. These experiences include broad global strategy roles building blockbuster …

How To Avoid A Social Media Faux Pas That May Damage Your Job Hunt

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

There’s no denying that social media plays a role in today’s job search process. Networking sites such as LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter and even Facebook allow for both potential employers and job candidates to research one another. For candidates, these sites provide the perfect opportunities to read up on job opportunities and the interests, brands and stories tied to specific companies. …

How To Know Your Company Has Taken On Too Many Projects (And How To Save The Situation)

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

1. Workforce In Flight A key signal of project overload is high employee turnover. Having too many projects results in disengaged and overworked team members who in turn will leave to seek greener pastures in significant numbers. Taking time to prioritize initiatives that align with your organization’s vision/mission will help the people you have tasked to reach those goals stay …

Accelerate Your Learning Curve With 15 Career Lessons From Industry Mentors

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice Navigating the business world can be tricky, both for those just starting out, as well as for those moving quickly toward the top of their niche. Along the way, it is important to soak up knowledge from those with more experience than you in your field. Listening to their words of wisdom just might shorten your industry …

15 Effective Methods For Busy Professionals To Master New Skills

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

Forbes Coaches Council CommunityVoice Modern business is in a constant state of flux. To stay flexible and sharp, working professionals and business leaders should also strive to learn new skills to assist in their career growth. Yet, starting and sticking with a skill until mastery is a hard feat to accomplish for busy professionals and entrepreneurs. Below, 15 members of Forbes Coaches …

Six Ways To Prepare Today For The Future Of Hiring And Job Searching

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

In the digital age, job hunting looks a lot different than it did in decades past. Instead of looking up newspaper classified ads and mailing in paper resumes, candidates can find job listings on online platforms and share their digital profiles to demonstrate their qualifications. Similarly, employers save countless hours in the hiring process by using technology to screen and interview candidates. As tech tools continue to revolutionize the way …

Volunteer Networking As A Career Tactic with Alyson Stoffer

Linda Reyes

Alyson will lead a discussion on not only supporting great organizations like the Tammy Lynn Center but how volunteering is a sound career tactic! Alyson Stoffer [not like the Lasagna] has 10 years experience in philanthropy. She is the Development Officer at Tammy Lynn Center for Developmental Disabilities where she is stewarding, activating, and elevating donor support and gearing up …

The Future Of Work with Jerel Bonner

Linda Reyes

What will be the future of work, and what skills and mindset does an individual need to go beyond surviving? The landscape of opportunity is changing faster than higher education can codify it and teach it to those that have been in the workforce. Several trends are converging, which are 1) being lifelong learners 2) knowledge workers 3) Financial Stability. …

Why Your Post-Interview Thank You Letter Isn’t Working

Linda Reyes Blogging, Forbes Coaches Counsel

 Shutterstock Writing a nice thank you letter after a job interview may set you apart since most people don’t even do that today. But it often won’t help you win the job. Creating innovative, thoughtful follow-up communication, especially for executives, may be the only way you increase your chances of getting hired. This doesn’t mean you need to eliminate the …