Category: Career

Tip to Overcome Being Tired at Work:  Powernap

Tip to Overcome Being Tired at Work: Powernap

Have you ever had one of those days at work that you can barely keep your eyes open?  Maybe you’re one of the 58 percent of workers in America who feel they don’t get enough sleep. (1) For many folks, changing your personal and professional life to get extra sleep may be tough to manage.  […]

November 8, 2016 | By More
Millennials:  Gallup Report Shows Job Hopping Trend

Millennials: Gallup Report Shows Job Hopping Trend

Recently, I came across an article by Amy Adkins, a writer and editor at Gallup.  It provides a results overview of a Gallup report researching the work life of millennials.  To be specific, its focus is on the trend of millennials job hopping.  Of course, when we first glance at the statistics, one would think […]

July 26, 2016 | By More
Leadership Means Change Your Career

Leadership Means Change Your Career

When we hear the topic of leadership discussed, maybe images of leading politicians or business owners or even the CEO of your company comes to mind.  But, the reality is that leaders come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and levels of responsibility.  Over the years, I have found one characteristic to be evident in […]

October 8, 2015 | By More
Are You on Target With Your Personal Finances?

Are You on Target With Your Personal Finances?

The Larry Light article from his recent Forbes.com article entitled Mid-Career Checklist on Your Financial Progress caught my attention in the newsfeed.  Why?  It’s because I’m talking with individuals in their fifties and older who neglected to perform a mid-career checklist on their financial progress when they were younger.  (Light referenced the mid-career as falling […]

September 3, 2015 | By More
How to Prepare for Loss of Job

How to Prepare for Loss of Job

Today is Friday, and there are people going into work who can see the writing on the wall.  They know their time at work is numbered.  Maybe they have heard through the grapevine that the company is going to be sold. (Jobs are always eliminated when this happens!) Perhaps the company isn’t performing well and […]

August 7, 2015 | By More
How do I know what I want?

How do I know what I want?

Today’s Post begins by sharing a very good LinkedIn Post written by Marshall Goldsmith entitled Self-Questioning: A Magical Move that Leads to Success.  The reason we found this piece so thought provoking is that it boils down to the simple question of “How do I know what I want?” Goldsmith opens up the conversation of […]

July 15, 2015 | By More
LinkedIn’s Corporate Communications Guy Talks Careers

LinkedIn’s Corporate Communications Guy Talks Careers

What can you learn from Joseph Roualdes, a senior Corporate Communications manager who works for LinkedIn?  In a Huffington Post article, he essentially advises readers to “chart one’s career on <your own> passions”.  He also mentions the importance of taking calculated risks.  If mistakes result from those risks, then learn from them and move forward.  We encourage […]

June 25, 2015 | By More
Applying for a Job – Your Credit Report and Background Check

Applying for a Job – Your Credit Report and Background Check

Did you know that when you apply for a job, your prospective employer will run your credit and perform a background check?  In addition to updating your resume, LinkedIn profile, and ramping up your other content marketing projects, you want to add running your credit report to your checklist before starting a job search. As […]

May 14, 2015 | By More
What Should I Know About Banking?

What Should I Know About Banking?

How much do you know about the banking industry?  At the minimum, do you feel fairly comfortable about the products, services, and inner workings of your home financial institution?  The truth is that the world of money and banking for consumers has become more complicated, particularly with the extreme growth in technology over the last ten […]

May 13, 2015 | By More
Tips for Your First Weeks on the Job

Tips for Your First Weeks on the Job

If you’re wondering why we are talking about today’s topic – tips for your first weeks on the job – let me give you just three reasons out the gate that are all monetarily related. Reason #1:  If you don’t perform well or have issues, there is always the risk of being terminated depending on […]

April 30, 2015 | By More