Category Archives: Career

Career Development, Part III – Are you in the 30s or the 70s?

We’ve covered some basics in career development and job search in part 1 and part 2. Before going into the practical side of your standard job searching tools, there’s an important thing to remember when looking for you next job –  where to look. There’s a common percentage division that says that the jobs and…

Career Development Part II – Searching and applying for positions

You’ve done the first step covered in part one of this series, and now know  where you want to put your focus when taking the next step on your career and job search journey. For this post I’ll keep the focus on traditional job search. Create a daily plan Create a plan for how to…

Career Development Part I – Productive Job Search

For some time now I have been working as a career advisor, and so I thought it was about time to do a few posts on the realm of career advice and job search. I won’t claim that the ideas and suggestions presented here are new or revolutionary in any way, but I will say…

Challenge: Leave The Phone

You know the scene in the movies where the main characters are about to finally get on with that kiss that you’ve foreseen since before you even started watching, and just as their lips are about to touch, the phone rings and destroyes the moment. This of course, has been used to the point of…

Challenge: Make That Call

For this post I wanted to do something a little different. I thought I’d pose a challenge that can have two very important benefits: Pushing your own boundaries a little, and possibly improving and developing your network. Running Into Someone You Know I’m going to assume that like most people, at some point you’ve run…