Your Career Is A Subway Map: Why It’s Ok To Branch Out

Your Career Is A Subway Map: Why It’s Ok To Branch Out

While seldom do two career paths end identically, there is certainly something to be said for looking at the career paths of other...

Why You Should Sweat The Small Stuff In A Job Hunt

Why You Should Sweat The Small Stuff In A Job Hunt

The book “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” was a bestseller and helped a lot of people get over their controlling and high anxie...

Leaving Your Job In A Huff Or A Puff? Don’t!

Leaving Your Job In A Huff Or A Puff? Don’t!

Steven Slater, a Jet Blue Flight Attendant decided that on the day he quit the company (and apparently his occupation because I do...

Thinking About A Job Change? Evaluate The Color Of Your Grass First

Thinking About A Job Change? Evaluate The Color Of Your Grass First

Even with more than a million people who are still out of work for nearly 100 weeks and another four million people unemployed for...

Making A Career “Decision”

Making A Career “Decision”

Last Thursday night, American sports fans tuned into ESPN to hear LeBron James’ decision to go to work and play for the Miami He...

How To Talk To A Recruiter

How To Talk To A Recruiter

About a third of jobs are filled through recruiters, retained or contingent.  If asked, most people think a greater percentage ar...

‘Help Me Help You’  Get Connected In Your Job Search

‘Help Me Help You’ Get Connected In Your Job Search

Not a week goes by that someone, or a number of people, ask me to connect them with someone else in the pursuit of finding a job. ...

Managing Your Career Briar Patches

Managing Your Career Briar Patches

In the children's book story classic, the B’rer Rabbit, the smart and cunning rabbit gets himself unstuck from a tar pit by gett...

Who Is Managing Whom In the Job Interview?

Who Is Managing Whom In the Job Interview?

Truth be told, an interviewer is never paying full attention to you in an interview. He/she has many other things on their mind as...

How To Not Burn A Bridge When You Quit A Job

How To Not Burn A Bridge When You Quit A Job

I was recently on the phone with a reporter who was working on a story about how to gracefully leave a job and company.  I gave h...