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Gainfully Unemployed: Making Progress on Priorities with Personal Kanban

Every day people struggle with prioritizing and completing tasks. Everything is urgent. Everyone has demands. People feel like they’re spinning their wheels, or delivering lower quality work than they’d like to deliver. There simply isn’t enough time. For unemployed people looking for work, the challenge is often one of “too much time.” And while many of us have expressed a desire to…

Step into Your Boldness

Step into your boldness.  Change is hard. I see it with many of my clients who reach out for guidance to make a career change. While we know we want it, it’s not easy to embrace the changes required to make it happen.  I recently had to take my own advice that I regularly give to clients. “ Step into your boldness.”…

Why You Still Need a Professional Resume – Even in the Age of LinkedIn.

Why You Still Need a Professional Resume – Even in the Age of LinkedIn. You may have heard some chatter about LinkedIn profiles surpassing the value of resumes.  There is another camp that says the opposite; that resumes will always have a more important place than LinkedIn.  Like most areas with two points of view, the answer lies somewhere in the middle. …

What’s Keeping You Stuck #1: The Art of Self-Promotion

  We notice that there are many barriers to a successful job search and career management. One of the most challenging for people today, because it is still so new is the delicate art of self-promotion.  If you are resistant to the idea of putting yourself out there on the web, as is required for a successful job search and career management…

The Five Things Missing from Your Job Search

The Five Things Missing From Your Job Search Based on feedback from clients across the globe, we have identified these common barriers, challenges or mistakes in the search process. 1.Old-school resume 2.Out-of-date Job Search Methods 3. Networking Confusion 4. Skills Gap 5. Your Mindset 1. Old-school resume A number of people are relying on outdated resume norms such as objectives and templates. …

Out of Love with Your Job? 5 Tips for You.

Valentine’s Day has come and gone but finding the right mate is not the only search that strikes at your heart. Let’s face it, the reality of finding that one career that ignites your passion on a daily basis may be an overly idealistic view.  Sure, it’s possible, but as the term “misemployment” gains traction, we see so many people in jobs…