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Skills for your future:  What every employer wants you to have

Skills for your future: What every employer wants you to have

Mar. 26 | In her book, HER Corner Office: A guide to help women find a place and a voice in corporate America, author Trudy Bourgeois offers time-tested career development advice to women at any stage in their career. Below are excerpts from the book, which...

Phasing Out: the new way to retire

Phasing Out: the new way to retire

Jan. 29 | As an HR business partner, I have noticed how many employees were opting to gradually move toward retirement rather than immediate retirement. Over the years, I have seen many of my peers experience uncertainty when closing this chapter. Gradually...

Twelve questions to take into 2014

Twelve questions to take into 2014

Jan. 2 |  What’s so good about you?   Recently, I searched through my library for tips on creating the perfect “elevator speech.” An elevator speech is a brief delivery of memorable facts about yourself. Typically, the elevator speech is given...

Taking Charge of Your Career: a book review

Taking Charge of Your Career: a book review

Dec. 18 | In Taking Charge of Your Career by Leigh Bailey, the author outlines tips for making your current job more satisfying and setting future career goals. Taking Charge of Your Career is a workbook that gives the reader practical tools, a roadmap, and...

Strategies for developing leaders of color in the workplace

Strategies for developing leaders of color in the workplace

Nov. 6 | Recently, I participated in a discussion on how to develop leaders of color in today’s workplace environment. While times have certainly changed, there are some strategies and tips that have been time-tested, and each yields opportunities for professional...

Diversify your job search

Diversify your job search

Jul. 31 |   Let’s begin by examining our job-searching mindset. Successful job seekers think one way, unsuccessful ones think another. What is the difference? In today’s marketplace, it is no longer enough to think of oneself as a mere commodity hoping...

Create your dream job

Create your dream job

Jul. 17 | The art of letters of introduction   Last month, I highlighted the importance of obtaining exploratory meetings with as many key decision-makers as possible. Even if no physical job exists, your persuasiveness and expertise may convince someone...

Create your dream job

Create your dream job

Mar. 27 |   First of a three-part series   “The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.” — Arnold Toynbee   I really like this quote by Arnold Toynbee, because it resonates well with my journey to finding my authentic...

Communicating your personal brand — Identifying your brand statement

Communicating your personal brand — Identifying your brand statement

Feb. 27 | As you campaign to obtain your target job or launch a business, your personal brand statement should be communicated. According to Career Distinction: Standing out by Building Your Brand by William Arruda and Kirsten Dixson, your brand statement should...

The power of informational interviews

The power of informational interviews

Jan. 23 |   As a career changer, I can say that I owe much of my career transition success to informational interviewing. An informational interview is a meeting in which a job seeker asks for career and industry advice rather than employment. The job...