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25 04, 2017

Framework for Your Job Search in Austin

By | 2017-04-22T22:11:21+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|0 Comments

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 | 2017-04-22T18:58:02+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 [...]

7 03, 2017

When will corporations value my entrepreneurial skills?

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:02+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Career Change, Job Interview, Job Search|0 Comments

Would love to get your comments below on this post from a client of mine. How can he use his entrepreneurial skills to land a corporate job that desires those skills? If you have some insight here, please share! - Coach Wolfgang I'm in the middle of a job search and working with Wolfgang Career [...]

27 02, 2017

Your Career Development Plan Using the Four Stages of Competence

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:06+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Career Change, Career Management|0 Comments

Look back at your career and see if you can identify the moments when your career took a big leap forward. We help our clients achieve these moments by creating a career development plan. A good career development plan requires a grasp on what stage of career awareness you are in. Let's use a model [...]

15 02, 2017

One question Career Crisis: where do you want to be in 5 years?

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:08+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Career Change, Career Management|2 Comments

There I was... sitting in a coffee shop having a delightful networking meeting when I was caught completely off-guard by a simple question: where do you want to be in 5 years? My career immediately felt like it was spiraling out of control. In hindsight, it was a wonderful moment... a gift, really. Enjoy my [...]

8 02, 2017

4 Ways to Deal with Stress at Work

By | 2017-04-21T18:07:13+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Career Counseling, Performance|0 Comments

Stress is part of life, and definitely a part of our daily work lives. Even if you love your job, there are days and times when stress in the workplace can wreak havoc on you. Maybe you have a big project due, or it’s the end of the month or quarter, or you’re taking on [...]