Tag Archives: Career Coaching

Online Branding is Essential for Those That Work at Home

Online Branding is Essential for Those That Work at Home

Posted on14. Nov, 2014 by .

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Are you a professional who works exclusively from home? When you work from home, most of the impression you make with business contacts is online. Whether it is through email or telephone communication or exchanges via social media or messages to your website. Most of the way you get your paycheck is online, too, unless […]

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How to Decide if You are Ready to Go Back to Work

How to Decide if You are Ready to Go Back to Work

Posted on07. Nov, 2014 by .

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The “battle” between stay-at-home moms, work-at-home moms, and work-away-from-home moms almost seems like a marketing ploy to get you to buy magazines or books. Seriously, though. The industry puts so much pressure on women to be EVERYTHING. This is a topic close to my heart as I am a working mother of young, but-getting-bigger-by-the-minute-just-ask-them children. […]

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3 Important Questions To Ask At Your Job Interview

3 Important Questions To Ask At Your Job Interview

Posted on04. Nov, 2014 by .

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At any good interview there comes a point in where the job applicant is asked, “do you have any questions for me?” This is a tipping point that can go in your favor if you show that you have researched the company and care about the job itself more than the paycheck or benefits. It […]

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What Type of Investment Are You Making In Your Career?

What Type of Investment Are You Making In Your Career?

Posted on27. Oct, 2014 by .

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We have all been there – found ourselves in a job that leaves us wondering what we were thinking when we took it. But there still were investments that you made to be in that position. You definitely invested time, money and effort into your career. Here’s some thoughts on how to evaluate those investments, […]

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Posted on24. Mar, 2014 by .

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As many of our readers and all my friends and family know, I am an avid practitioner of yoga. About a year ago, I converted my entire practice to Ashtanga Yoga and it’s now the only type of yoga that I practice. Ashtanga Yoga is traditionally practiced in the Mysore style which means the student […]

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Why It’s Okay to Ask for Help with Your Healthcare IT Job Search

Why It’s Okay to Ask for Help with Your Healthcare IT Job Search

Posted on07. Jan, 2014 by .

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From the time my youngest daughter Kelly was old enough to speak, she was one tough cookie.  I vividly remember the first incident in her early childhood that let me know she was going to be extremely independent.   She was two and a half, and was fearlessly swinging her tiny little self all over the […]

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You Were Fired . . . Now How Do You Get Hired?

You Were Fired . . . Now How Do You Get Hired?

Posted on11. Apr, 2013 by .

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Maybe you are one of the fortunate ones and there are no details on your resume that require a little explaining. But, if you have spent long enough in the professional world, chances are that you have left at least one position under less than ideal circumstances. It could be because your job performance was […]

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Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Nothing Wrong with Sick Days

Posted on09. Apr, 2013 by .

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I will admit that I never anticipated featuring Justin Bieber as a topic of a blog post. I am fairly confident in saying that his fan base is not comprised of the same people as my reading demographic. But, a recent article about Mr. Bieber’s onstage bout of illness and the lessons it has for […]

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Does “The Office” Resemble Your Office?

Does “The Office” Resemble Your Office?

Posted on20. Mar, 2013 by .

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I don’t know how many of you have been following the characters on the show The Office for the past nine seasons, but their time on NBC is drawing to a close. Since I study and teach office environments for a living — specifically how you can navigate through one to achieve great professional success […]

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Take Some Career Risk for the Sake of Your Passion

Take Some Career Risk for the Sake of Your Passion

Posted on28. Feb, 2013 by .

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Some people are natural-born risk takers. They’ve probably been accepting every challenge since those childhood dares on the playground. Try skiing down a black diamond the first time you strap on some snow boots? Sure! Eat one of those hot dogs that have been rotating next to the cash register at the neighborhood gas station […]

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Praise Counts More Than the Paycheck?

Praise Counts More Than the Paycheck?

Posted on22. Feb, 2013 by .

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Which reward do you think more employees prefer — an end-of-the-year bonus that gets tacked onto that second December paycheck or an enthusiastic sharing of “job well done!” in front of their peers? Would you be surprised to learn that money is not the more valued of the two in creating a sense of long-term […]

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