Saturday, December 10, 2011

Outstanding Strategies and Tools at CareerTipster!

I encourage you to check out the wealth of information, ideas and resources provided by career coach Robert Starks Jr. at CareerTipster. Thank you Robert for offering this amazing site.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Best~Great Places to Work...with Job Openings

From CNNMoney - These 25 Best Companies to Work For have at least 700 openings each, totaling nearly 137,000 available jobs. What are they looking for? See what their recruiters say.

Look for a new Professional Home by researching organizations that peak your interest using lists and directories. Career coaching can help you identify your career values - what you're looking for in the next better/best fit career role and organization. Check out these resources to jump start your career search:

1. 100 Best Companies to Work For, from CNNMoney
2. Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, by
3. Top 50 Best Places to Work, by
4. 2011 Best Small & Medium Workplaces List, from
5. 25 Best Multinationals List, from
6. Best Places to Work 2011, from the Human Rights Campaign
7. Atlanta's 2011 List of Best Small, Medium & Larges Places to Work, by The Atlanta Business Chronicle

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

CAREER & LIFE Inspiration from Steve Jobs...please Enjoy!

Timeless words of wisdom on LIFE & CAREER from Steve Jobs. Revisiting the commencement speech Mr. Jobs delivered to the graduating class at Stanford University in '05.

Monday, August 15, 2011

9/11 Remembered

How We've Changed - Stories of a Nation Transformed.

September 2011 marks the 10 year anniversary of 09/11/01. Yahoo News has compiled a wonderful collection of profiles on those who were lost and the loved ones who honor and celebrate the legacy of their friends and family members. These are inspiring stories of resilience, strength and growth!

Thursday, August 4, 2011

Hidden Job Market .mov

Unlocking the Hidden Job Market: 6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough. A ten minute highlights video of author, Duncan Mathison's talk about essential techniques to understand and win in the hidden job market.

Friday, July 22, 2011

I'm pleased to share a wonderful collection of 2011 TOP LISTS of CAREERS, courtesy of Heather Mundell from life@work. I hope this information inspires you to explore viable options for your career path or career transition. Remember to focus on how your strengths/skills, personality, interests, and values will fit a role, a team and an organization to identify better/best fit career opportunities.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Changing Careers

Baltic Publications (UK) publishes a wonderful e-magazine entitled CHANGING CAREERS, The information & opportunities magazine for career changers from all walks of life. You may register for a free account to access the magazine and view/download past and current editions. I hope you find the information beneficial to your career development.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Perhaps Now Is One of Those Times!

Enjoy a brief inspirational break, courtesy of David Ault. Is NOW one of those times to reflect, to act, to embrace change?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Jump Start your Job Search with Positivity

Author and Speaker Nan Russell offers a simple and inspired recipe to jump start your job search with positive, proactive steps in just 7 days. As Nan states, "Forward action, no matter how small, fuels motivation, builds energy, and ignites job search creativity. It enhances perseverance, and gets results."

I want my clients to consistently combat worry, fear, self doubt, and frustration by making a committment to take action each day to advance your strategy. Whether it's company research, networking, informational interviewing, professional development, volunteer work...the key is to act and manifest positive change.

Check out Nan's full article and take action TODAY: 7 Steps to Re-Start Your Job Search Momentum with Positive Actions

Friday, February 4, 2011

As a career coach who believes in a pro-active search, I whole heartedly agree with Ford Myers of Career Potential. He shares some crucial advice for individuals engaged in the job hunt.

"Many people make significant job search mistakes and never even know about it. These blunders are easy to make, and they can cost you the job offer or lose you thousands of dollars.

10 Mistakes job seekers make...and how to avoid them!"

Sunday, January 16, 2011

In Search of the Purpose Driven Career

Eve Troeh of Marketplace tells us an all too familar stoy on the job search.

"With unemployment in the U.S. near 10 percent, many job seekers are settling for jobs that are lower paid and of lower status. But Eve Troeh reports that a better approach may be to keep your high standards in place, and to strive for purpose in a career." Read (or listen to) the whole story at Marketplace on NPR.