I attended a career fair this week where I rubbed shoulders with hundreds of recruiters and job seekers. (Okay, it was more like hundreds of job seekers and a handful of recruiters). I arrived with a stack of my own business cards, expecting to hand a few to interested recruiters, and drop a few more… Read More »
I referred to a column written by Marci Alboher a couple of months ago, and that led me to start reading her columns periodically. I was pleased to discover recently that Marci is now writing a new blog for the New York Times called Shifting Careers. If you haven’t discovered Marci’s writings, you should check… Read More »
Are you thinking about changing careers? If so, you are in good company (more about that in a moment). The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics reports that the average worker makes more than three career changes during their working life. That’s career changes — not job changes. Careers can transcend many job changes, so the… Read More »
There is a big difference between job search and career management. Job search is more like an event that commences when you need a job and ends when a new job is secured. Career management, on the other hand, is a mindset that transcends job changes. Back when the average worker went to work for… Read More »
Whatever happened to “Sorry, please try again”? Oh, well… at least they are sorry. I appreciate their sensitivity.