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What is your career choices based on?

What is your career choices based on?

Is it your family situation, economic collapse or just trying to find a job?  Each choice carries its own strategy and approach. This came clear to me the other day as I was in a coaching session with someone who had to move back home.  She had been very successful in her prior role to the point of having a live-in housekeeper... Read More »

5 Surefire Ways To Destroy Employee Morale

5 Surefire Ways To Destroy Employee Morale

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Multitasking Makes You Stupid – Replay

Multitasking Makes You Stupid – Replay

In February of 2003, Sue Shellenbarger wrote an article entitled “New Studies Show Pitfalls Of Doing Too Much at Once.”  As you can imagine, the article went viral the old-fashioned way–it was copied and pass around.  In the article Sue states “A growing body of scientific research shows one of jugglers’... Read More »

Stocks Perform Better [When] Women Are on Company Boards

Stocks Perform Better [When] Women Are on Company Boards

Tell me something I don’t already know.  Companies with women on their boards performed better in challenging markets than those with all-male boards in a study suggesting that mixing genders may temper risky investment moves and increase return on equity. Check out this video from Bloomberg.  We invite your comments. Enjoy... Read More »

Who’s Getting Paid

Who’s Getting Paid

Who’s getting paid based on college degree?  Would you be surprised to know that Economist, Engineers, and Accountants have the highest salaries–probably not.  Checkout this Infographic courtesy of AllInfographics - Enjoy!     ... Read More »

Great advice from Ursula Burns and others!

Great advice from Ursula Burns and others!

  Xerox – CEO – Ursual Burns“If you have a chance to speak, you should speak” Watch Ursula Burns on PBS. See more from Makers: Women Who Make America.     ING Foundation – President – Rhonda Mims     Miami Heat – Alonzo Mourining   Ram Charan – Be Responsible... Read More »

Did you tell them that?

Did you tell them that?

That is my favorite question that I use when someone is telling me about the dynamics of working with their manager or a friend.  They feel that they are not being listened to, appreciated, recognized etc.  You name it and I bet you I have heard it. The normal response is “No, I have not; at least not yet”.  However the not... Read More »

Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs (Updated)

Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs (Updated)

   I finished Peter Cappelli’s book on Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs: The Skills Gap and What Companies Can Do About It, wonderful read.  Peter Cappelli is the George W. Taylor professor of management at the Wharton School. Professor Cappelli points to evidence that technology could be screening out qualified applicants. ... Read More »

Job boards, job boards everywhere

Job boards, job boards everywhere

Ever wonder how do you sort through all the job boards out there.  This list is contributed by our friend Ramiz We’re posting this to help our friends & partners at the JobTrain Center - Enjoy! Tammy   Most common job boards     http://www.indeed.com/ – Aggregates listings from a multitude of sites http://www.Monster.com/... Read More »

Getting a job is a job!

Getting a job is a job!

“Getting a job is a job” was a phrase I used this past week when I spoke with a friend who is now jobless.  He was notified that his job had been eliminated.  Stunned, he was trying to figure out what to do next. If you have not been jobless over the past few years, one thing that you will notice is that the techniques used... Read More »

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