I’m not really normal

While visiting relatives in our hometown of Tulsa last week, I found myself on kitchen duty with my brother-in-law one afternoon. Cleaning the kitchen during the holidays is somewhat like … Continue reading

December 1, 2007

“A Brand You World” recordings now available

Great news! A few weeks back, I encouraged you to sign up for the Personal Branding Telesummit on November 7. If you missed this excellent event, you can still listen … Continue reading

November 19, 2007

Informational interviews

The informational interview is one of the most useful and yet under-utilized career management tools. I’ve become a big proponent of informational interviews ever since conducting my first one several … Continue reading

October 30, 2007 · 8 Comments

Finding your passion

In her Shifting Careers blog this week, Marci Alboher shares an interesting self-assessment exercise. It is designed by career coach Michael Melcher (aka The Creative Lawyer) for people who are … Continue reading

October 23, 2007 · 2 Comments

Flexible careers: a new model?

Many companies are starting to offer flexible work arrangements as one way to retain the best talent. But is that enough to attract and retain talented employees over the long … Continue reading

October 21, 2007 · 1 Comment

Shifting Careers

I referred to a column written by Marci Alboher a couple of months ago, and that led me to start reading her columns periodically. I was pleased to discover recently … Continue reading

October 14, 2007

From Soft Serve to Iron Lady

Are you thinking about changing careers? If so, you are in good company (more about that in a moment). The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics reports that the average worker … Continue reading

October 13, 2007 · 1 Comment

Job search vs career management

There is a big difference between job search and career management. Job search is more like an event that commences when you need a job and ends when a new … Continue reading

October 11, 2007

Chimby search engine

I just recently discovered Chimby, an innovative career advice search engine. What exactly is Chimby? According to the site: CHIMBY is a vertical search engine that lets you search over … Continue reading

September 20, 2007

Introducing Jobfox

I just discovered this really cool new career site called Jobfox, and wanted to pass it along. You can read more about it in this Forbes.com article. The site is … Continue reading

September 15, 2007

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