Post Archives from the ‘Blog: Career Advice & Tips’ Category



WHERE ARE THE $100,000 JOBS?

Posted on: February 1st, 2021 by
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Two excellent job surveys have recently been published:  U.S. News & World Report and Glassdoor.  Each has identified rankings and pay parameters of the best jobs while taking into account other factors like stress levels, future prospects, unemployment rates and growth rates.  The criteria in each report are different, so the outcomes are dissimilar.  Some jobs slipped in the ranking while other jobs accelerated.  A Continue reading the story "WHERE ARE THE $100,000 JOBS?"

MANAGE YOUR PERFORMANCE REVIEW!

Posted on: January 26th, 2021 by
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Performance reviews are stressful for both you and your manager. Neither one really wants to do it but both know it has to be done.  Typically, your manager has less information about your performance than you do. You’re in the best position to control the outcome of your performance review if you know how and what to do.   These steps can make the performance review a lot Continue reading the story "MANAGE YOUR PERFORMANCE REVIEW!"

SWITCH CAREERS?

Posted on: January 19th, 2021 by
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The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown a lot of people into a confusing career pool.  Should I wait it out?  Can I change industries?  Will my job come back?  How do I make a change? Here are some thoughts to guide your decisions and help with a transition:   Opportunity time-cycle – The basic question of “Should I stay or change?” is determined by three things:  Time, cost and Continue reading the story "SWITCH CAREERS?"

A COVID “GAP” RESUME

Posted on: January 12th, 2021 by
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There may be up to a million people with a “gap” in their resume from either being furloughed, a short-term or permanent layoff, or a move to part-time status.  If this has happened to you, the objective is to explain your resume story in a compelling way that moves the hiring manager to contact you for an interview.  How do you do that?  Here are Continue reading the story "A COVID “GAP” RESUME"

A NEW “REMOTE” GROUP?

Posted on: January 2nd, 2021 by
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Have you just accepted a new job as a remote supervisor, or are you a remote worker who just got a new supervisor that you haven’t yet met?  Either way, there are some steps to start making a positive impact in a short period of time.  If you just got a new supervisor, here are the steps you can anticipate being taken to prepare you Continue reading the story "A NEW “REMOTE” GROUP?"