How to Prepare for A Possible Recession
Despite the GDP contracting two quarters in a row, which usually means we’re in a recession, unemployment is at 3.6% and consistent job growth means the economy is continuing to improve. Inflation is hitting everyone in the pocket, leading the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates, yet housing prices are expected to continue rising, just […]
Prepare Your Phone Screen Playbook to Get to the Next Level
Phone screenigs are too important to take lightly. Use these tips to help you prepare for your phone screening and position yourself as the best candidate from the very beginning.
When A New Guy Gets Your Promotion
Many professionals come to me to help them move up or out after their company hired a new guy for the position that they felt was their next move upward.
Networking 401 for the Network-Disabled: Following Up
If you have experienced moments as I described in posts from previous weeks (Networking 101, Networking 201, Networking 301), such as fears of being imposing, too aggressive, not interesting enough, etc., then following up will potentially, if not certainly, trigger more thoughts of the same. Even if you felt as though there was a strong […]
Networking 301 for the Network-Disabled: Creating Magic in the Moment
Allow me to recap some important lessons from Networking 101 and Networking 201 on networking for the network-disabled: #1. Networking, at its best, is not a means to an end; it’s a life-enriching exercise that allows you to find and build relationships with people you like, care to know better, want to see more often, […]
Networking 201 for the Network-Challenged
Last week we talked about how to find great events to begin and expand your comfort zone with networking. This week let’s explore what you can do prior to an event that will help you make the most of it. Let’s assume you were able to identify 5 or 6 great events in the next […]
Why Using a Flip Phone Could Be Bad For Your Career
Last week we talked about a few of the top soft skills in demand by employers, a few them related to being able to succeed and thrive in spite of conditions like constant change. Looking ahead, all companies have to prepare and plan for a future where workforces and cultures are built to be agile, […]