Social Versus Market Norms

I get asked for career advice all the time, and I’m happy to give it. It’s part of… Continue reading “Social Versus Market Norms”…

Making Real Connections

Confession: I’m an extrovert who dislikes networking events. I like meeting new people, but I find making small… Continue reading “Making Real Connections”…

Dressing for Confidence

Let’s face it; after you’ve been job searching for a while, your confidence takes a beating.  You may feel invisible; especially if your job search is mostly online, you may feel like no one knows you’re there.  It may be tempting to go for comfort over style when you do venture out.  After all, who cares what you wear to the grocery store, right? Continue reading “Dressing for Confidence”…

Learning to Dance

Each conversation is a dance that we discover as it unfolds, with its own rhythm, flavor, flow. The pleasure we and our partners derive from this dance will depend in no small measure on how well we improvise, moment by moment, phrase by phrase, instinct by instinct. And yes— on how well we talk! Continue reading “Learning to Dance”…

Making Real Connections

Confession: I’m an extrovert who dislikes networking events. I like meeting new people, but I find making small talk tedious within a few minutes of arriving. Superficial chat exhausts me, and it’s rare to make a true connection at most business events or parties. Continue reading “Making Real Connections”…

I Could Do Anything, if Only I Knew what that Was

Career transition is a time of uncertainty. You’re not sure where to look for opportunity, when you’ll have your next interview, what questions you’ll be asked, and most importantly, how long it will be before you land a great job.  There’s one thing you should never be uncertain about – what it is you’re looking for.  Continue reading “I Could Do Anything, if Only I Knew what that Was”…