“Act as if what you do makes a difference.
It does.” -William James
It really does. Live who you are and be the difference not only in your own life, but in those around you as well. Each and every … Read more
We’ve made the business case for the unemployed and helped to further humanize brands. The growing space in between elevates employee and employer to better see into each other’s yard. The Internet’s collaborative inter-connectivity empowers us all to own our … Read more
EDITOR’S NOTE: Want to read the RECAP of this week’s events? See #TChat Recap: Face-to-Face with Brand Humanization
The more we use social media, the more our personal interactions are crossing over into the workplace. While it makes sense to … Read more
We had lunch last weekend with friends we had not seen for quite some time. My former co-worker’s spouse looked at me, as I was now more than 20 months away from the corporate world in which she’s still immersed, … Read more
A friend asked me this question: “If you could give a client only one piece of advice, what would it be?” Easy answer: Choose a target market.
On the one hand, it seems to make sense that if you … Read more
I received a career-oriented email recently featuring an article for introverts on overcoming challenges in job seeking and career advancement. Two days later, I attended a regional conference on innovation where a presenter remarked that Midwestern entrepreneurs are generally … Read more
Conveying your executive career story can be daunting, especially as it relates to articulating a value-laden message during job search.
Where do you start? What pieces of the career portfolio puzzle matter most? How do you begin the career gold … Read more
While there are many ways you can establish your personal brand online and offline and inevitably stand out from others in your industry, functional area or even job candidate pool, one of the most powerful ways is demonstrating your unique … Read more
The organizations of today and tomorrow must be highly adaptive and flexible. Unfortunately, the model we have inherited and have come to know as the model for structuring an organization, the hierarchy, is not.
So what does this mean for … Read more
Today, job search advice is available everywhere online. You’ve probably read the obvious tips: prepare for your interview, tailor your resume and cover letter, network with industry professionals, etc. But, what are some of the tips that aren’t as readily … Read more
Written by Kirsten Taggart
I’m currently in Australia taking some classes and learning what life is like in the southern hemisphere. Even more, I’m learning some important lessons and tricks on how to advance my career away from home without … Read more
If we all knew what we wanted to be when we grew up, then what’s the point of growing up? Where’s the beauty in the journey?
When I say “beauty” I’m not talking just about the literal kind of pretty, … Read more
Written by Kevin Wang
There are core values and ideas that will remain eternal. However, the shape and form in which they manifest themselves constantly changes through time due to improved technology or cultural shifts. Think of what marriage, transportation, … Read more
Photo: Christina @ wocintechchat.com
Informational interviews have a number of things going against them. They sound boring, ineffective and most importantly are hard to get. However, in reality, they aren’t hard to get at all and, if leveraged effectively, will increase your chances of … Read more
Dear Keynote Speaker,
For a variety of reasons, I’m sitting in the last row of your keynote speech. Sitting in the back of your presentation is no reflection on you. Seriously, the presentation title looks great, and your bio? I … Read more
In your job search, you, the job seeker, seek out the employer, but that doesn’t have to be the case throughout your entire career. There are many ways that you can brand yourself to stand out, increase your visibility in … Read more