Veteran Assistance In The Workforce

Transitioning out of the military effects all service members differently. We can prepare ourselves months or years in advance and the outcome may be positive or negative. Some of... Read More »


Unplug: Do More With Less

These days, it seems almost impossible to unplug. Around every conference table, in every coffee shop, and even at home, faces are constantly aglow from the light of our... Read More »


The New Boss Is Here!

The arrival of a new leader to any organization is an event with a variety of feelings, expectations and suppositions.

“What’s he/she like?”

“What’s he/she know about us?”

“How will he/she be... Read More »


Public Sector Careers: Are they Right For You?

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the U.S. government? More than 20 million Americans are working in or seeking employment in the public sector. Indeed, public sector... Read More »


Positive Questions: Create an Atmosphere of Trust

Soon after I turned 16, I took a young lady on a date around the lake late at night to watch the moon come up. When it was time... Read More »


Teaching Millennials to Take Risks

Imagine if the Paparazzi followed you around everywhere you went making public everything you did. That’s what it’s like to be a Millennial. Their lives have been documented and... Read More »


Veterans: Uncle Sam Really Wants You

There is no doubt that Uncle Sam wants to hire Veterans.  Special hiring programs are in place, and the relatively new Category Rating hiring process gives additional impetus for... Read More »


Project Management Expertise: Public-Private Partnerships

It is important for professionals to have an understanding of the skills necessary within 3Ps as they are increasingly employed. Project management is an important component within public-private partnerships.... Read More »


Underemployment for the Next Generation

We are increasingly wasting the potential of a huge portion of our population. Higher Education has increased exponentially in its importance, but nations have not done enough to make it... Read More »


Objective Statement: Overcoming the Phobia

Each year, thousands of job seekers are affected by OSP. Simple online searches will provide countless cases that OSP has spread far and wide across job search and career... Read More »


Do You Really Want That Job?

It is no secret that the job market is becoming more and more challenging, and companies are getting flooded with resumes of candidates who are interested in that particular... Read More »


Networking: More Than Just an Exchange

We hear it constantly. “You need to network”.  “Networking is what you need to do in order to secure employment”.  “You must network”.  And so on, and so on,... Read More »


What Comes After Success and Wealth?

I really only told half a story in my Life: The End or Just the Beginning? .

“Death” and “What do you think happens next” are located pretty close together in... Read More »


Company Research: 4 Strategies for an Interview

When a job seeker receives a call from a company about a potential interview a common reaction is to research the company via their website. Depending on the quality... Read More »


Recruiting Millennials for Local Government

What if I told you that over the next five to 10 years a significant number (potentially over 35%) of local government workers will retire? You would probably respond,... Read More »


Body Language Can Get You That Job

Have you ever had really exciting news you wanted to share with a friend…maybe you were planning on asking the girl you love to marry you, or you just... Read More »


Secret to Successful Relationships: Go from Gold to Platinum

Chances are you’ve heard of The Golden Rule, which prescribes: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” It turns out, there’s a better rule to... Read More »


A New Generation in Local Government

Local government has all the elements a young person yearns for in a profession. The work you do is rewarding and immediate, the people you meet are bright and... Read More »