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305, 2016

A Job (Does not Equal) a Career

By |May 3rd, 2016|Career Change|0 Comments

Job and career… I hear many people use these two terms interchangeably. I believe sometimes they can overlap, but they remain quite distinct. The term ‘job’ was originated in middle England and wasn’t used in everyday language until the 1900s. This makes sense given the industrial revolution where it created ‘jobs’ outside the home. These […]

2604, 2016

3 Ways to Build Your Career Confidence

By |April 26th, 2016|Performance|0 Comments

I listened to a professional basketball player in an interview recently.  After the game, he was asked this question: how do you keep your ‘swag’ in the game?  The answer, “swag is an attitude, whether you hit the net or miss, you walk away with a smile”.  Swag brings energy and energy exudes confidence, trust, […]

1904, 2016

7 Things Millennials Should Know About Interviewing for a Job

By |April 19th, 2016|Job Interview, Networking|0 Comments

Thanks to Michael Klazema for his guest blog on millenials. A brief bio is below. – Amy

Entering the job market straight out of college has rarely been easy, but millennials have a tougher time at it than any prior generation. Not only is the economy still recovering from a historical recession, but millennials are also […]

1204, 2016

Fire Your New Year’s Resolutions & Achieve Your Career Goals

By |April 12th, 2016|Motivation|0 Comments

Remember all the goals you made in January?  How long did you stay with them, this year?  At the start of the year, there’s always a renewed sense of discipline to change in all the ways we ‘know’ we need to.

lose weight
spend more time with family
exercise more, eat better
get passed old resentments
figure out what to […]

504, 2016

How to Be Confident For a Meeting

By |April 5th, 2016|Motivation, Performance|0 Comments

This is how one of my clients gets pumped before a big meeting. Thought you’d like it!
– Coach Wolfgang

Today is the big day. All eyes and ears will be on you. It’s probably making you a bit nervous, huh? I would be too. Are you also pretty excited? No? You should be. Today is a […]

2903, 2016

‘Deserve’ has nothing to do with getting a promotion.

By |March 29th, 2016|Career Management, Performance|0 Comments

I’m sharing a guest blog that offers first-hand experience on earning a promotion.
– Coach Wolfgang
In the movie, Unforgiven, staring Clint Eastwood, one of my favorite lines comes near the end.  Just before Gene Hackman’s character meets his demise he says, “I don’t deserve this! To die like this.”  Clint Eastwood’s character responds with “Deserve has […]

2703, 2016

How to Get Promoted

By |March 27th, 2016|Career Change, Career Management|0 Comments

Most of us aspire to do impressive things for our employer – ones that will bring respect, admiration and reward. That “reward” typically means a promotion or elevated status. So how do we get that reward, specifically getting promoted? There are a number of ways but I’m focusing on 3 in particular: get lucky, move […]

2203, 2016

3 Ways to Get Job Opportunities to Come to You

By |March 22nd, 2016|Job Search, Networking|0 Comments

A friend of mine gets solicited for new job opportunities all the time so I asked him to tell us his secret!
– Coach Wolfgang

Have you ever heard someone casually say, “Oh yeah. I get constantly pinged about new job opportunities!” When you hear that, what do you think? That should be you, right? Well… it […]

1603, 2016

5 Career Opportunities You Can Train for in Less than a Year

By |March 16th, 2016|Career Change, Job Search|0 Comments

Thanks to Audrey Jenkins for her guest blog. A brief bio is below. – Amy

Despite what you may have heard from high school guidance counselors, a 4-year university isn’t the only path to a fulfilling career. With a price tag ranging from $18,943 to $43,419 per year, attending a university cannot only prove prohibitively expensive […]

803, 2016

Why is it so hard to find a job?

By |March 8th, 2016|Career Change|0 Comments

Here’s a timely guest blog on some of the real challenges faced by many job seekers.
– Coach Wolfgang

Are you struggling to find a job? Have you been looking for awhile? Do you find it ironic that many employers report challenges filling positions because they perceive a talent shortage? So what’s going on? Why is it […]