You’re looking for a new job and your career coach says you need to ‘network’. If you’re not sure exactly what you want to do or don’t know where your skills could fit, that can make networking scary. Here are a few suggestions: ✨ Boil down your top skills. “I’ve got a broad set of […]
Are you a little confused by everything you read about how happy you should be at work, what you deserve, and what benefits you should have? When something is not right, the negative feeling can cloud over everything. Often the reality is that it’s just one or two things that cause unease or disappointment. To […]
January 2023 Special – NEW 4 week Career Transition Planning ~ $995 Includes a formal 45 min coaching session each week, consulting calls, follow up on demand and all resource materials. Also comes with a Resume Update and LinkedIn advice. Week One: Focus: Consider where your skills and interests are most valued in the workplace. Identify […]
Outplacement is career coaching and job search services provided as part of the benefits offered to employees when they leave a company, typically as part of a layoff or termination. THE RESULT When we provide outplacement, Kay, Chris, and I focus on this result: Laid off workers land on their feet ASAP. For most, ‘landing […]
Quiet quitting is real and so is the lack of culture and company belonging with remote work. Listen to my conversation with Erika Nardini, Token CEO of Barstool Sports. Email me or comment with your thoughts. Encouraging Employees In The Era Of Quiet Quitting | Work Like a Girl
So often clients tell me they’re worried it’s too late to change careers. As someone who earned a 2nd Masters at 50, I know the truth: 💡 It’s never too late to go for your dream career! Check out this great article about an entrepreneur who went from owning a car repair shop to being […]
You might have career dreams and even a rough plan to achieve them. But you’re still not making progress as fast as you wanted. YEC offers some wise tips to shift your perspective or maximize your productivity. The ones that stand out for me are: 1. Stick To A Routine (Bill Mulholland SCRP, GMS) and 2. […]
Should career coaching be part of a severance package? The benefits: > You show support for people you hired, but need to let go. > Exiting employees land a new job faster and don’t harbor longterm or growing resentment. > Remaining employees feel more secure and are less likely to look for another job in […]
By Kay Whitmore, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, ACC, CPRW, https://www.linkedin.com/in/kaywhitmore/ Too many people are caught off guard by actions taken by their employer or personal events in their lives that leave their career in shambles. Many of us have health, disability and life insurance to protect ourselves and our loved ones when unexpected events happen in our […]
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.”—Steve Jobs And if you need a resume, talk to a certified resume writer to help you with your personal brand. Post from Kay Whitmore. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6971220923706220544/
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As a career coach using positive psychology to empower my clients, I leverage my strengths and help others to define and use their own. How do we motivate employees to embrace their strengths at work? First, it’s about the team, the leaders and an organization providing an environment of trust, support, and open communication. In […]
Here are some tips from my clients who recently received offers: “Talk to other people. Once I stopped just only applying to jobs online, I started to get interviews and feel more excited.”
First things first: Don’t send the same resume to every job. “You can have a foundational resume that compellingly articulates the most important information,” but you have to alter it for each opportunity.
Zoom to the top with these useful interview tips: How to make a great first impression on your Zoom call.
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Listen to ‘Minute’ Message 15 and learn how to incorporate movement into your work-at-home day from Anna Siebelink, founder of Balanced Image Ergonomics Consulting and ergo guru. #covid19andwork #workathome #careercounseling #ergonomics [wpvideo FzfbZfXu]
Protect Your Eyes from Screens
It’s important to take care of your vision – now that we spend all of our professional communication time on screens, over zoom, google hangouts and so on. Gone are the days of popping over to talk to a colleague or bumping into someone in the hallway. Anna Siebelink from Balanced Image talks about strategies […]
Listen to Learn About the Benefits of a Career Counselor and Why to Consider Part-Time or Temp Work. Enjoy!