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2608, 2015

Who needs a Career Coach?

By |August 26th, 2015|Career Coaching|0 Comments

The differences between a job, a career and a calling
Before we go over the reasons, lets first establish the difference between a career, a job, and a calling. For the sake of this article, let’s go with the simplest of definitions:

A job is a paid activity primarily to pay your bills. A job serves the […]

1808, 2015

How to Create Your Career Goals

By |August 18th, 2015|Career Change, Motivation|0 Comments

The why, what, how approach. Ever wonder why those New Years Resolutions never seem to make it past January? Don’t let that happen to your career goals this year. It’s never too late to start changing direction to what you want. Here’s a setup that has worked for me.
The Why
Before diving into your list of […]

1108, 2015

Who needs a resume anymore?

By |August 11th, 2015|Resume|2 Comments

Dear Coach Wolfgang,

Is the resume a thing of the past?

Thanks for the question. Lately, I’ve been hearing people I respect dismiss the resume as an irrelevant tool in today’s electronic and online age. The argument says that all a candidate needs today is a LinkedIn profile. Let’s look at that statement. I think what this […]

408, 2015

How to Find the Fastest Growing Careers

By |August 4th, 2015|Career Change, Career Management|0 Comments

If you clicked the title of this post, let me ask you… why?

These are my guesses.

1) To assure yourself that your profession is on the list and growing. Let’s just say… for job security.

2) To get ideas of professions that are actually growing because you know for sure, that your current trajectory is unclear. Let’s […]

2807, 2015

My secret weapon for the interview process

By |July 28th, 2015|Job Interview|0 Comments

Thought you would enjoy a guest blog about the success one of my clients found in the interviewing process.

A few years ago I had an interview with a start up for a marketing leadership role. I was excited about it and I saw so many ways I could help the company while doing my research. […]

2107, 2015

When is the Right Time to Get Career Counseling?

By |July 21st, 2015|Career Counseling|0 Comments

It is easy to lose ourselves in routine and the demands of daily life. We keep plugging along in our jobs, despite the fact that we don’t have a clear direction or even worse, we just aren’t happy.

Career counseling is beneficial at any stage of your career. However, there are certain instances when career counseling […]

1507, 2015

Could Your Strengths Actually be Liabilities?

By |July 15th, 2015|Performance|0 Comments

I do a lot of work with my clients as a career development specialist to recognize their strengths as they relate to their career. We may use strengths in identifying career paths, or in work with how to best brand yourself, or how to discuss strengths within the context of an interview. More recently, I […]

807, 2015

A Fulfilling Career Requires Maintenance

By |July 8th, 2015|Career Management|0 Comments

If you are fortunate enough to have a fulfilling career, you can probably distinctly recall the challenges you faced getting to where you are. You’re probably not interested in going through those again! Here’s the key to avoiding future career challenges: maintenance. We don’t often think about the maintenance of our career but, just like […]

1106, 2015

Interview Tips for the Introvert

By |June 11th, 2015|Job Interview|0 Comments

It may seem that extroverts have a natural advantage over introverts in job interviews. Extroverts are generally outgoing, talkative, and persuasive – qualities that convey confidence and generate interest in themselves. Introverts tend to be more reserved and reluctant to share a great deal of information during an initial meeting. Unfortunately, the saying is […]

3005, 2015

Why Don’t I Believe in Myself?

By |May 30th, 2015|Motivation, Performance|0 Comments

Please read this guest blog from a client of mine. It’s an uplifting story about the power of exploring who you are.

I saw a great job description the other day – Director of Operations at a downtown start-up. It had all the things that I want to be doing! I felt confident about meeting many […]