I'm super excited about this episode because we're going to talk about negotiating your salary. And, who doesn't love negotiating their salary? I don't know if I've ever met one person who loves this part of the job interview (or internal promotion) process. It's confusing. You don't do it very often. You're probably not any good at it. Don't sweat it! I have an approach that works!
Do you feel you continue to make poor career choices? Are you confused why you make awful job-changing decisions? There are obviously many factors that contribute to your decisions and decision-making abilities, but there are essentially 11 reasons you make bad job-changing decisions.
For those who want to be truly awesome at what “they do,” I’m going to give you my formula for accelerating your career or your life or whatever you want to catapult. Here are the 9 fastest ways to be awesome at your craft based on what I’ve seen works!
Have you ever felt like you were driving through your life or your career with the emergency brake on? It feels as if no matter how hard you work at something, you’re simply not progressing as quickly as you’d like? Today, I want to talk about a daily exercise I’ve practiced religiously—visualization. And, provide some insight into how to visualize your way to success. Five minutes of this every day will improve your life dramatically.
To be a truly great partner in any relationship requires effort and a major dose of consciousness. The latter is without question the deciding factor. Whether you’re looking to improve your relationships with your spouse, family, friends, coworkers, boss, business partners or whomever, I’ve discovered there are several universal techniques that—when engaged by both parties—will make it successful and long-lasting. Let's take a peek at how to build the most enjoyable relationships.
By someone's clock I just rolled over 50. Age is truly nothing but a number. And, it's not even that really. I breathe no differently than I did ten years ago. My doctor said so and doctors know everything even though mine tells me I now need a colonoscopy. Many of you know I write an original, daily, motivational quote called Today's Line to Live By. I captured a bunch of those Today's Line here and also put that nifty four minute video together. I hope you enjoy these 50 years and 50 lessons in 4 minutes.
The modern-day cover letter is your introduction—of any kind—to the employer. There are essentially three ways this occurs: Cover Letter, Email (with attached resume), or Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Your “cover letter” has three goals, which can be accomplished in four sentences. Check out the video and grab the download to learn how and see the exact language!
I'm amazed at the laser-like focus job seekers have on finding a job by target only "jobs." You join a company. You don't join a job! Regardless of whether you desperately need a job, would like to find an alternate job, or want to evaluate the market to review better opportunities, I suggest to first target companies. Here's how to target the best companies in your job search. For most, the company you work for will have a far greater impact on your overall professional growth than the individual responsibilities you perform in your particular job.
We have all looked back on our lives—for however brief a moment—and wondered what if I would have known better at the time? Well, here are the 15 best things you can do for yourself at 22 years old!
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 transition back to work successfully. I decided it’s time to write how to go from stay-at-home mom to professional (again). This is an updated version of a post I wrote several months ago as well as a new download!