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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|

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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

Don’t be late for your interview

By | 2017-04-21T18:08:23+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Job Interview, Networking|

Just a funny interviewing story from a client. We all have to laugh at ourselves sometimes. Thought you'd like it. Have a great day! - Coach Wolfgang I had plenty of time to get to my interview... or so I thought. The office was downtown - that shouldn't have been a problem! The traffic was [...]

9 Techniques to Remember People By Name

By | 2017-04-21T18:08:35+00:00 August 27th, 2016|Networking|

A guest blog for you this week. Oftentimes clients will ask me how to remember names with all the people I meet. Love this list of memorization techniques from a client. See which ones work for you, or let me know your own tips! – Coach Wolfgang It seems to happen to me at every [...]

4 Networking Tips That You Can Learn From a Dog

By | 2017-04-21T18:08:40+00:00 July 28th, 2016|Networking|

When I tell my clients that the most effective way to land a job is through networking, their response is often a sigh of frustration or a look of dread. Even the most extroverted, outgoing people often don’t enjoy networking events. And one of the main reasons for this is that many of them aren’t [...]

7 Things Millennials Should Know About Interviewing for a Job

By | 2017-04-21T18:09:29+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Job Interview, Networking|

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 [...]

3 Ways to Get Job Opportunities to Come to You

By | 2017-04-21T18:09:52+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Job Search, Networking|

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? [...]

Running Your Own Business? Get out From Behind the Screen.

By | 2017-04-21T18:10:19+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Motivation, Networking|

I recently met with an aspiring business woman. She had done her homework, knew the market, understood the need, built the model, and was ready to dive in and help a needed problem in her industry; business cards and website to boot! The problem?  No clients. In today's world it's easy to get everything going [...]

How to Find a Job in Another State 

By | 2017-04-21T18:10:32+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Job Search, Networking|

Fortunately these days, the task of finding a job in another state is less of an uphill battle than it used to be. However, there are still real challenges to securing a position from a distance. Now, it also depends on industry and company size. Larger companies are going to have offices all over the world, [...]

Achieving Career and Financial Freedom in Austin Texas

By | 2017-04-21T18:18:23+00:00 April 24th, 2015|Career Management, Networking|

It's a warm spring Thursday evening at 5th & Lamar in downtown Austin. Thunderstorms just rolled through the area. The sky is now clear and we're being treated to a beautiful sunset. A perfect night to address our concerns about money and career! On this evening, Wolfgang Career Coaching and DMJ & Associates - two [...]