HR Brand: Generic or a Name Brand? What’s it Going to Be?

I have come to the conclusion that what seems to be the new buzz du jour about developing one’s personal professional brand is not new at all.  The concept of branding has been around literally forever.  And yet, so few professionals give it any thought or spend any time or effort in discovering what their […]

Three Big Reasons Why Providing Outplacement is a Good Idea

Unfortunately, every company at one time or another, engages in the very unpleasant activity of terminating an employee or group of employees.  This is never easy and it typically doesn’t get any easier with practice. What helps to take the sting out of the termination activity, however, is to offer to the impacted employees the […]

The Outplacement Brand Challenge

Okay, here I go. I want to know something: why do companies use their current outplacement firms? If you have been using an outplacement firm, do you know what is special about it?  Is there anything compelling about their services?  Do you use them for any particular reason other than the price of their programs, […]

Onward! Your 2016 Plan to Conquer Your Career Goals

“You’re always in motion. But you decide every day: forward or backward.” – James Altucher, Best-selling author and podcaster  So, what’s it going to be? Whether you’re searching for a job, or planning your next career advancement, 2016 holds another year of promise. Yes, I said another year of promise. Now, you curmudgeons or Scrooges […]