How I Educated Myself OUT of the Job Market

I’ve always been a believer that knowledge is power and that it provides opportunities that might otherwise be overlooked.  Never in my wildest dreams did I believe that his knowledge and experience would be a disadvantage in the job market. Let me explain:  I’m one of those professionals who has led a dual-career track.  I’m … Continue reading How I Educated Myself OUT of the Job Market

Understanding Your Past to Create a New Future

The new year is often the time when we assess our lives – and the role of our careers within our overall well-being. Is it time to find a new job? Is it time to change careers? Or is it time to step up our game in our current position? This is NOT an easy … Continue reading Understanding Your Past to Create a New Future

5 Tips to a New Job in the New Year

Is finding a new job one of your new year’s resolutions?  If you want to find a new job, just search the online want ads.  But if you want to find the right job, you’ll need to drastically change your job search strategy. The modern job search is a constantly changing flood of “high tech” … Continue reading 5 Tips to a New Job in the New Year

5 Ways to Grow Your Network [VIDEO]

We've all been told to "network" in order to grow our careers -- but how do you FIND people to include in your network?  In this 9-minute video, I share 5 easy ways for you to consistently grow your network -- including the benefits that you will receive from doing so! Remember!  Your "network" is … Continue reading 5 Ways to Grow Your Network [VIDEO]

What Networking Is…and Isn’t [VIDEO]

Networking is all about creating connections -- BUT your connections don't create a viable network unless there is a mutual commitment to helping each other achieve their goals. The many misconceptions about networking serve to derail attempts to grow and sustain a network.  In this 12-minute video, I'll dive into common networking mistakes and provide … Continue reading What Networking Is…and Isn’t [VIDEO]

Taking Control of Your Career: The Fundamental Skill of Career Management

I can't believe that we're already in the middle of the year!  Looking back over the past six months, it's time to take stock of where we've been -- and where we're going. While such career self-reflection seems to be a natural part of the December holiday season, it should be a part of our on-going routine.  … Continue reading Taking Control of Your Career: The Fundamental Skill of Career Management

Finding a Job Can Be Scary: How NOT to Be Afraid [VIDEO]

Job searches can be scary, but I've discovered 10 ways to over come the fears and stay focused and motivated throughout your job campaign.  Learn how in this 7-1/2 minute video. Dr. Geri Puleo, SPHR, is the President and CEO of Change Management Solutions, Inc., an eLearning and Coaching company focused on eradicating workplace burnout … Continue reading Finding a Job Can Be Scary: How NOT to Be Afraid [VIDEO]

Hiring for Competencies [VIDEO]

The world of work is changing rapidly and affecting both employees and the managers who must find the "right fit" in the hiring process.  Many of us feel overworked as we constantly strive to complete projects faster in the name of "efficiency." But this can lead to a major recruitment dilemma:  when you're in a … Continue reading Hiring for Competencies [VIDEO]

Is Your Resume Scan-Friendly? 12 Things You SHOULDN’T Do

OUCH:  75% of online job applicants are rejected by the employer's Applicant Tracking System (ATS)!   Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) have revolutionized the hiring process.  Because they can check for person-job fit much more quickly than a human scan, ATS are used by over 90% of large companies and 50% of mid-sized companies. So, just about any … Continue reading Is Your Resume Scan-Friendly? 12 Things You SHOULDN’T Do