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 […]

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 […]

Transitional Success in the Holidays!

Think companies don’t hire during this season? Not true! They absolutely do. Three rules to get you to an offer. Oh, boy. Here we are again. ‘Tis the season to be jolly. Sure. You’re out of work, actively looking, and it seems like the holidays are unproductive and definitely traumatizing to your ego. Trust me, […]

Outsourcing Outplacement: Machines vs. Humans

The business of helping people without the human touch. The most significant trend in the Career Transition or Outplacement industry is undeniably the introduction of technology-based services. It’s hard to accept that the industry I’ve been in for over 15 years has been eliminating the human touch. It has gone from the service model of […]