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A Tattered Career

By |April 20th, 2019

Recently, while I was caught up in a web of curiosity – leaping from site to site – clicking on links and images that garnered interest, I came across a sleek, well designed website – www.unclaimedbaggage.com. I was fascinated by this one-of-a-kind store.
Unclaimed Baggage Center purchases the small percentage of orphaned luggage that remains […]

4 Quick Changes to Break the Cycle of Mediocrity

By |February 26th, 2018

There is a cycle of mediocrity. Work. Sleep. Repeat. It is the way it is because it’s always been done this way. Too often, when it comes to driving your career, you let opportunity slide because you don’t recognize it – or you do – and simply choose not to capitalize.
Maybe there is uneasiness […]

Your Spouse Isn’t Looking for a Job – You Are

By |March 28th, 2017

From time to time, candidates reach out to us in unique ways.

There are the creative sorts that leverage every marketing tool available to gain attention. There are others who are minimalists, and feel their experience should garner attention, not the flash. Still, others, have a different approach.
I received a message earlier today from a […]

Employer Attraction

By |January 7th, 2016

Cruising through the toy section on Amazon, lured by promises of great deals and discounts, I stumbled upon a toy that hearkened back to my youth. The toy, one of the best-selling and most recognizable toys ever, was The Original Wooly Willy. It captured my attention not so much because there is a resemblance […]

Get Your Just Deserts

By |June 2nd, 2015

When the job market is active, it’s just as important to validate as is it to make a change. The grass may not be greener, but, finding out what weed killer a company is using can be valuable too.

We are going through a shift in the workforce. There is less talent available (or less […]

Interviewing is Presenting

By |May 16th, 2015

Guest Post by John Dix, Founder, JMD Partnerships
I’ve done a lot of work with professionals at all levels on presentation skills.

Everything from how to physically prepare for a presentation, to content development, to tips to avoid anxiety, to what to do after a presented to guarantee your next presentation is even better
And I have […]

No Decision to Make

By |January 21st, 2015

It seems like every day I speak with a candidate who wants to make a decision before it’s time. It is human nature to consider the information you have and to want to make a decision based upon that information. An interview process is stressful and time consuming. It requires deep commitment and great […]