Tag: career transition

  • 10 Surprising Websites and 2 Secret Places Where You Can Research Employers

      If you want to take your job search beyond LinkedIn and Google, there are ten websites and two secret places can that help you up your game and stand out among the competition. These sites are some of the best ways to learn about a person or business. You can use these websites in […]

  • 7 Steps to Powerful Introductions

      In the late 2000’s Jack found himself out of work. He had been at his dream job for years and expected to stay with the company for many more years. Instead, his company was bought by a competitor and his job was cut. Jack hadn’t needed to look for a job since the 1990’s, […]

  • Save Time, Effort and Money by Starting Strong on Your Career Transition

      “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” John Wooden was one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time, and was well known for his motivational quotes. In this particular quote, Wooden relayed to his players that time is precious and of […]

  • Why Recruiters Won’t Get You a Job

      “I hate when I’m working with a recruiter on an opening and, after I go in for a round of interviews, I don’t get any feedback. E-mails and calls go unanswered. The recruiter falls off the face of the Earth until he gets another job in that could work for me.” This quote from […]

  • Signs That a Change is Necessary

    Last month I had the honor of seeing one of my favorite speakers, Jen Groover, in-person at my alma mater, Ursinus College. I had seen her PBS Special, many of her other YouTube videos as well as a fireside chat that she did with Philly StartUp Grind. I had heard her tell the story of […]

  • How Fear Limits Careers

    Has the term “what if?” ever ruled your decision making? Have you ever settled for safe and predictable in your professional life so you can avoid a fear of the unknown?   Fear is a powerful emotion. It can eat away at all rational thought and positive energy until all you’re left with is raw […]

  • Top 5 things I’ve learned from my clients

    You can probably imagine how many secrets a résumé writer and career coach can learn while they are working intimately with professionals at various levels. While, I do learn quite a bit of confidential information about companies, employees, I’m not inclined to share that. Consider, however, how much I get to learn about corporate success […]

  • There’s GOLD in these pages

    When wielded appropriately, the Philadelphia Business Journal can be your greatest competitive weapon an advantage.   There is intelligence to be mined in this weekly periodical. When you incorporate it into the best practices of careering, it will provide you with leads that directly correlate to your income potential. I’ve seen many an article and […]