ARTICLES TO MAKE YOU AWESOME
How is your self-confidence? I want everyone to love their job and thrive in their career. And so over the past week I’ve asked dozens of individuals who are in job or career transition the same question: “What obstacles are getting in the way of having a job and career you love?”
The Number One response is …read more
Job and career transitions can be stressful—no matter the cause (e.g. a layoff, a new job or working extra hours because others were laid off). If you’re facing one, consider the following.
1. Take an …read more
Are you worried about your job security? Do you lose sleep fearing a reorganization or layoff? Today I want to help you regain control of your career, so you can put those worries to rest. …read more
Recently a friend [decided to ask] those close to him to give him 2 lists: his top 5 core strengths and his top 5 key weaknesses.
My first thought was, how courageous.
I’ve done similar things before, and I’m not sure I’d go out and do it again. Oh, I’ll bite the bullet and ask for strengths, but it takes more courage to ask for weaknesses other people see in me. I mean, I know I have them, and others know I have them – so do we need to talk about them? …read more
Do you have a favorite question to ask the interviewer?
Let me set the scene. You’ve spent an intense 30-60 minutes talking about your experience and why you are a great candidate for the job. As the interview comes to a close, the interviewer asks you, “Do you have any (more) questions?”
What do you say? …read more
Ihave a lot of conversations with people who feel very frustrated and unhappy in their jobs, only they don’t know why. I felt this way in the past about my job, but I didn’t have someone to talk to who could help me figure out what to do. So I am glad to have these conversations.
What about you? Have you ever felt this way? Do you feel this way now?
I have a quick and easy assessment …read more