#HappyJobHunting – Networking For Your Career

From the late 2000s to the early 2010s, the United States suffered from what experts coined as “The Great Recession.” During this troubling period in US history, the unemployment rate slowly reached 9.5%, and then peaked at 10.0% in the months after the recession was officially over. Ever resilient, our nation slowly clawed its way…

Selfish By Nature

Most have heard the old adage, “nice guys finish last.”  Or how about “you can’t play it safe if you want to get ahead.”   And somewhere along the line, many of us received the message that we had to be ruthless to climb to the top of an organization.  So is it true? Do nice…

Why Make A New Year’s Resolution?

It’s getting to be about that time. Maybe you’ve already gotten a head start on making your New Year’s resolution list. Or maybe you categorically refuse to participate in the ubiquitous tradition of self-denial or self-improvement.  Love it or hate it, we can not escape the New Year’s resolution. Even if we flat out refuse…

Staying Positive In A Negative World

As the election draws closer (we are only weeks away) most of us are probably thinking the same thing, “how did our country end up in such a negative place?” According to multiple polls, both candidates are the most unfavorable and least liked candidates in US history.  Each candidate has spent countless hours and millions…

Welcome Fall! How Will You Turn The Page?

For many, Labor Day weekend signals the unofficial start of fall. But as we all know, the season of summer doesn’t end until  Wednesday, September 21.  But no matter what the calendar says, the feeling of summer seems to end as Labor Day comes to a close.  As we face the new work week after…

You Can Learn Just About Anything!

If you tune into social media, especially LinkedIn, you are bound to see an inspirational catch phrase about how important it is to stay positive and never give up. We are all working towards some goal in our life, either personally or professionally.  And while it’s nice to see an inspirational message pop up as…