Career Change

How to Go from Military Veteran to Civilian Professional

Military veterans transitioning to the civilian workforce face challenges most of us don't. To help them, I've created this complimentary guide titled How to Go from Military Veteran to Civilian Professional! It's truly a complete job-search guide for anyone, but especially helps veterans overcome the two major obstacles they face when becoming civilian professionals.

How to Go from Stay-at-Home Parent to Professional in 12 Steps

When you’ve been “off work” for a year, three years, or a decade, returning to the workforce is daunting. As an executive recruiter, I’m often asked the best approaches to return to transition back to work successfully. I decided it’s time to write how to go from stay-at-home parent to professional in twelve steps!

4 Most Devastating Career Behaviors

Careers limp along or are dismantled because of behaviors, not decisions. You might fall into the trap of thinking you made a poor choice here or joined the wrong company there. Others endlessly ponder position changes or promotions they forwent. I assure you, those mini decisions (as major as you think they are) cause minor-league damage compared to the big boy stuff I’m about to share.

9 Truths HR Will Never Tell a Job Candidate

I’d like to offer I was a bit loose with the title. The Human Resources persona is not technically correct. Those that sit on the interviewer’s side of the table can be from HR (or Recruitment), but many are hiring officials or other employees. I’ve worked with several hundred HR resources during

10 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job Interview

Have you ever been in a job interview where you needed to balance that queasy feeling in your stomach? I’m not speaking about the one from your nerves. I mean the sudden dizziness induced by your excessive eyebrow raising as you continually thought that question was odd. Oftentimes, job candidates overlook an

Six Keys to Dominating Your Profession

Are you a server? Athlete? Salesperson? Recruiter? Doesn’t matter. I’d like to share something I’ve learned during my almost three-decade career, much of which has been as a business owner. These lessons will help you dominate in your profession irrespective of your particular vocation. Before we get to that, there is one

Your Social Media Platform: 7 Steps to Building a Strong Reputation

Social Power. Klout Score. True Reach. Network Influence. Amplification Probability. Does any of this really matter? It only matters to people who blog or tweet for a living. If you have no idea what I just said, feel free to give me an eye roll and keep reading… What can matter, however,