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25 05, 2017

How Long Do Professional Development Goals Take?

By | 2017-05-06T22:58:04+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Career Change, Career Counseling, Job Search|0 Comments

Dear Coach Wolfgang, How long does it take to reach professional development goals? Great question. Tough to answer. Let me answer your question by way of a story. . . Freak accident "I’m frustrated and impatient and am ready to get back to normal life, Doc!", I said. "It takes as long as it takes, [...]

17 05, 2017

4 Don’ts in Your Resignation Letter

By | 2017-04-26T02:38:05+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Job Search, Motivation|0 Comments

Here's a piece by a client of mine who learned some lessons just as he was submitting his two-week notice resignation letter!  Remember, with a new job you are moving toward something, not running away from something. That is the mindset to write your resignation letter. -Coach Wolfgang Recently, I turned in my two weeks [...]

9 05, 2017

It’s about customer experiences not the process

By | 2017-05-24T15:47:02+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Performance|0 Comments

A guest blog tying United Airlines and Amazon together!? Well... here you go! - Coach Wolfgang The United Airlines scandal caused me to realize something very concerning about how I performed at my job. So let me ask you about your job... do you focus on customer experiences more or do you put more attention [...]

3 05, 2017

How Can You Acquire an Irresistible and Marketable New Skillset?

By | 2017-05-03T17:17:53+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Career Change|0 Comments

Thanks to Amanda Wilks for this week's guest blog! Please check out her bio out at the bottom. -Coach Wolfgang If you are looking to acquire an irresistible and marketable new skillset, you are most likely trying to change careers. It can be a scary thing to take that first leap to change careers. What [...]

25 04, 2017

Framework for Your Job Search in Austin

By | 2017-04-26T15:35:34+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Job Search|0 Comments

Pleased to present a guest blog from Sydney Frazer, Partnerships Manager at Glassdoor. Bio below.– Coach Wolfgang Performing a job search involves in-depth research, an investment of time, and possibly some frustration. You should get an idea of what the local labor market and regional economy look like, from the unemployment rate to the cost [...]

19 04, 2017

The benefits of coaching… I want to clone my health coach!

By | 2017-04-22T18:57:56+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Career Change, Motivation|0 Comments

Great example of the benefits of coaching from one of my clients who wanted to lose weight.-Coach Wolfgang My company offers health coaching as an employee benefit.  Her name is Colleen and I love her!  That is, I love the process she uses to help me.  Here's how she works and examples of the benefits [...]

12 04, 2017

I got laid off. . . and it was the best thing.

By | 2017-04-22T18:57:57+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Career Change, Job Search, Networking|1 Comment

Guest blog from a client of mine who was laid off recently but stayed open-minded and found something wonderful! -Coach Wolfgang Experience, exposure, expertise. These are some of the benefits in joining a large, well-known company. Budgets, regions and rewards tend to be bigger than, say, those of a smaller company. Of course, with a [...]

4 04, 2017

11 Steps to a Positive Online Reputation with a LinkedIn Profile

By | 2017-04-26T15:35:38+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Job Search, Networking|0 Comments

As you strive to improve your online reputation and boost your personal rankings in Google search results, one of the smartest things you can do is make use of the resources that are already at your immediate disposal. Don’t just focus on creating brand new sites and blogs that are linked to your name. Those [...]

27 03, 2017

How is running a marathon like career management?

By | 2017-04-22T18:58:05+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Career Management, Motivation|0 Comments

How is running a marathon similar to career management? Let me tell you the story... In 2004, I ran the Chicago marathon.  Let me start out by saying, I am not an avid runner. In fact, I don’t think I ran more than 1 mile until my mid-twenties.  I also don’t particularly like running, though [...]

15 03, 2017

First Sign You Need Career Development: Dying Moose Noises?

By | 2017-04-22T18:58:07+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Career Change, Motivation|0 Comments

I attended a workshop on career development recently and the topic of employee engagement came up. One participant mentioned that her co-workers can tell when she is stressed out, overwhelmed or otherwise disengaged by a noise she makes when she sighs. She described the sigh as ‘the sound of a moose dying.’ This brought a [...]