Networking: Beyond the Job Application

Posted on April 7th, by American Public University System in networking/interviewing. 1 Comment

Ann Eastham, Career Coach

When you’re a job seeker, the biggest frustration is by far the process of applying for jobs online and never knowing if your application is even reviewed. It can feel like your resume is just in outer space. You’re not alone in feeling this way; so many people do. You may wonder … Read More »


A Tribute to a Great, Ordinary Man

Posted on April 6th, by Liam Ryan in on the job. No Comments

Jack Quigley was an ordinary man. A lovely ordinary man. Sometimes we forget that the word ”extraordinary” is primarily composed of the word “ordinary”.

Before I left for my surgery in Liverpool in 2002 we had one final night together in my local pub in the town where I live. Jack Quigley said something “extraordinary” to … Read More »


9 Strategies for Increasing Your Listening Power

Posted on April 6th, by John Stoker in on the job. No Comments

I have often been accused of not listening very well. I know that sometimes I just become preoccupied and so I fake it, hoping that the other person won’t really notice that I am not totally present in the moment.

Most of the time what gets in the way of being an effective listener is our … Read More »


A Serving Leader’s Ego

Posted on April 5th, by Kenneth Jennings  in education/training. No Comments

The following is excerpted from their book, The Serving Leader. In this excerpt, Mike, who has been called to help his dying father’s leadership project, goes to visit a company whose leadership style has been an influential part of his father’s project. His guide, Ali, is his father’s colleague. The company he is visiting helps … Read More »