Tag: career advice
“No one can teach anyone anything of significance,” wrote the famed psychologist Carl Rogers in his classic book, On Becoming a Person. This philosophy is the foundation of effective mentoring.
I learned a lot of insignificant things in grade school. Even today, I can name the capital of every state; I can tell you that the … Read More »
We all know being an older Job Seeker is just a state of mind. Most of us are ready to contribute right now, regardless of our birth generation. However, it seems there is continuing bias against workforce veterans… and that relevancy as a candidate is perhaps determined in large part by their age.
So, how can … Read More »
How Can flawed thinking help your career? Professor Veronica Van Heyningen is a world renowned geneticist. She is at the cutting edge of scientific discovery. Identifying human disease genes and mutations can reveal how normal biology works and also how it can go wrong in disease. Find the flaw to understand what works. What has … Read More »
Your resume should be accurate in all its details, but it also should be tailored for each job application. This is because of the screening process that every resume goes through. That screening process looks for clues that the applicant will fit the job opening, and keywords like “operational management” may be one of the … Read More »
As many are aware, the generations have aligned on the American workplace like the planets in some science fiction movie. However, this does not have to alert us to the doom of the known world as with so many of those movies. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a good “back in my day” … Read More »
Do you live for the weekends? Do you hate Monday mornings? Are you majorly stuck in a career rut or in a job you hate? You may not even hate your job but you just know that you are so much better than what you are doing right now and you want a bigger challenge.
In … Read More »
It is a well-known and controversial topic that nationally, we are lacking women in leadership positions both in the public and in private sectors. The campaign to ban the word “Bossy” has received plenty of media attention as has the one encouraging women to lean in. It is important that there are continued efforts, activities, … Read More »
During the year that I worked as an after-school college prep coach for a group of high school juniors, one of my biggest uphill battles was convincing my students that writing is still relevant in the working world. The vast majority of my students were more interested in being engineers, scientists, and health professionals than … Read More »
As high school seniors prepare to graduate and attend their chosen colleges and universities, a new wave of students are preparing for what should be their summer of visiting campuses and deciding where they will submit applications in the fall. With so many colleges and endless factors to consider, it can be helpful to state … Read More »
Making the decision to change your workplace is not easy. I have spent over a year and a half now trying to convince people to leave the job they know and – more often than not – really enjoy all the while not having gone through the process of moving into a new role myself. … Read More »