Raise your profile – get noticed at work!

Do you sometimes find that you have been in an organisation or a role for a while and you feel like you just aren’t being recognised for the work that you do at work? Sometimes, there are opportunities that pass you by because people don’t know your capability, or you might be passed up to

New Season, Old Comfort Zone – Get Uncomfortable!

There’s always a transition between the summer and fall seasons that I love – the subtle changes in the summer breezes, the leaves start to turn color, kids going back to school, and the great shopping for fall clothes & boots (yay!)  No matter how great your summer was, you have to be ready to

By |2018-09-19T11:50:01+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|1 Comment

Ghosting a Job Opportunity: Why It Is Never a Good Idea

It is hard to go through career articles and/or LinkedIn feeds without seeing the topic of “Ghosting” come across these days. It has become an epidemic in recruitment as of late. So what exactly is ghosting? Ghosting is when a candidate drops out of the recruitment process. This could be at any phase of the

By |2018-09-12T11:53:39+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, During the Interview, Talking to Recruiters|0 Comments

Staying in Touch with a Recruiter – When and How Much?

A tricky part of the job seeking process is determining the right amount of contact to have with a recruiter. When should you follow up? And how? Should you follow up at all? No one wants to be a pest, but at the same time, you don’t want to risk being forgotten either. Truly, there

By |2018-09-12T11:56:23+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Talking to Recruiters|0 Comments

Three Most Self-Defeating Thoughts that Block Promotion

Has the time flown or has it not? The month of August is making its way to bring in with it, what it has, and I’m kind of excited. Something about being introduced to new days that were once unknown is exhilarating. There’s so much that can happen in a month and even so much

By |2018-08-24T13:04:40+00:00August 13th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

How to Handle a Planned Vacation When Looking For a New Job

So, you’ve decided that now is the right time to look for your next opportunity. You’ve done all the right and responsible things - updated your resume, filled out applications, did some research on other companies, networked with some good leads. But, hold up, how could you forget? There is that great (and already paid

After Graduation Decisions: Internships or Entry Level Jobs?

Congratulations, you are officially a college graduate! Now, it’s time to start your job search. The first question you need to answer is, “What type of position do I apply for?” The two most popular options are internships and entry-level positions. When you make your decisions, it is important to decide which works best for

By |2018-08-24T13:04:42+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Before the Interview, Career Growth|0 Comments

What Do You want to be When You Grow Up

As a father of 3 children, one in college and two more about to enter higher education, the questions around what they want to major in and what kind of careers they want to pursue is a frequent topic of conversation in our household. Beyond the college years, and well into adulthood, people often think

By |2018-08-24T13:04:43+00:00June 11th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

The Career and the Side Hustle

In addition to a full-time job, many employees are now embracing supplementary employment in the form of a side hustle. As opposed to a part-time job with strict schedules and expectations, a side hustle is typically freelance or contract in nature; something entrepreneurial that gives the employee the flexibility to decide how and when

By |2018-08-24T13:04:43+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction|0 Comments

Top 3 Mistakes of Potential Leaders

We are full swing into the second quarter of this year and I couldn’t be more excited. I believe I’ve been doing good this year especially in the departments of checking the way I do things and ensuring that I maintain my boundaries in every area of my life. I’ve noticed in three months, I’ve

By |2018-08-24T13:04:45+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Leadership, Opinion|0 Comments