The Best Career Advice

The BEST career advice I have ever received was gifted to me 20 years ago.  At that time, I reported to a Divisional President, who said to me “To be successful, you need to be the expert in what you do.  You need to be the one that everyone thinks of, that everyone calls, when […]

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 […]

Welcome to The Club!

Being axed places you in an esteemed club. If you have been through the experience of losing your job, then I want to welcome you to the Club.  The Club, you say?  What Club? Why, it’s the Club for the sacked, wacked, separated, terminated, eliminated, reduced, canned and fired!   And membership is free!  The only […]

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 […]