Professional Authenticity

Authenticity: a key to professional growth. Before we can discuss it, however, we need to understand it. Authenticity is not a professional word for the me-ism of dumping any and every thing you think about any and every situation –… Read more »

Why and How should I Research a Company?

Before the Job Search: Whether the boss is getting cranky, opportunities for growth within the company are stagnating, or you are just ready for a change, before you wade into the job-search pool, you need to evaluate where you are… Read more »

Mental Strength – It’s a Choice

Do you have mental strength? In other words, do you maintain control of your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, regardless of your circumstance? Have you developed a set of core beliefs, and the courage to live accordingly, even in the face… Read more »

Standing Out Among Candidates

You may have the education, experience, and key skills for the job, but so do fifty other candidates. Even if there’s only five other candidates, unless you put yourself in the front of the pack, the job will go to… Read more »

Career Change – is it Time?

Everybody has the occasional bad day at work or the Monday morning blues, but when your bad days over rule the rest of your life and everyday feels like Monday, it’s time to stop, take stock, and evaluate your options.… Read more »

The Successful Job Search

Searching for a new job can be exhilarating, but also intimidating. The key in winning the war is having an adequate battle plan. Review the following tips to make sure your job search is advancing forward. The Moment of Truth… Read more »

Increasing Productivity at Work

Planning wisely, and then focusing on conducting the plan can be a challenge, but the resulting increased productivity in worth the effort. Get started by following these 9 tips. • Create a plan. Create the big picture plan, and then… Read more »

Skill Marketing

Creating a resume that stands out in the crowd doesn’t focus solely on impressive degrees and experience. Employers want to know that you have the skills for the position. They want a balance of specific functional skills and softer abstract… Read more »

So…What Does the ACA Mean for You?

2014 is just around the corner and for many small business owners, the Affordable Care Act is a big topic of discussion. Although the Affordable Care Act will take effect in just over a month’s time, many questions continue to… Read more »

Specialized Skills Employees: Where Are They Hiding?

Finding the right candidates can be very similar to finding a needle in a haystack. This especially rings true for employers looking to hire employees with specialized skillsets. Thanks to the advent of the World Wide Web, promoting your company’s… Read more »