Career Issues Archive

How Different Will Your New Year Be?

You may have found the past year has been riddled with indecision and apprehension regarding many important issues: the economy, jobs, politics, healthcare, and government spending, to name a few. The list could go

Beware of Red Flags from an Interviewer

Although a candidate may be extremely focused on their own behavior and speech, it is just as necessary to pay attention to what the interviewer discloses through conversation or body language throughout an interview.

Debriefing: Getting To the Bottom of Why Interviews Go South

Interviewing is tough business. A candidate is typically facing a complete stranger and has limited time to develop rapport, assess the environment, assimilate the conversation and interpret body language. Reading an interviewer is also

How Short Cuts Can Short Circuit Your Career Plan

Some days, I just shake my head when I watch how people approach their job searches or career planning. After 15 years, I would say I have developed a pretty solid recipe for getting

Achieving Your Goals Don’t Always Happen Overnight

What do I have in Common with Human Nature, a group of performers have in common? We both performed in Las Vegas on the same day; We both have long term goals that we’ve

Why Throwing Spaghetti at the Wall Doesn’t Work

The internet is seductive. It is so much easier to believe it holds the answers to life’s mysteries, than to imagine what it would be like without it. Granted, it really does hold a