Archive | January, 2015

Career Coaching Unlocks Intelligence

In the movie Lucy, Scarlett Johansson’s character has the ability to unlock larger portions of her “brain power.” Using this unusual talent, she can accomplish amazing feats, save lives and protect nations. So why can’t we?  Why are we not able to unlock the vault of intelligence buried within us? Is the rate at which we are […]

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Job Search Conundrum: Why Isn’t the Employer Calling?

This is a longer post, because I get this question a lot and I totally understand. It’s one of those all consuming queries that can haunt you after a successful interview. In fact, most job seekers start worrying as soon as they hit the “send” button on their application and unfortunately, this concern can play […]

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Looking for a New Job? Call Your Career Coach

If you’re just toying with the idea of looking for a new job then it’s the perfect time to polish your interviewing and negotiation skills. It’s also the perfect hour to get your career portfolio in order—which includes everything you’ll use to present yourself as the best candidate online, on paper and in person. Even if you […]

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Great Answers to Tough Job Interview Questions

Everyone faces tough job interview questions now and again, but there a few queries that provoke a little anxiety in even the most confident of applicants. Why? Because these questions address topics that we’re better served by offering vague responses. For example, when asked “who was your least favorite supervisor” or “what are you weaknesses,” […]

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Career Coaching for Career Happiness

If you’re wondering whether or not you are in the right career, you might also be wondering if there’s something better that will make you happier, more productive, challenged and engaged. But is a new career the right answer and if so, might the transition be draining and scary? Though you’re feeling a little restless, please […]

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Career Coach Tips For Offer-Generating Questions to Ask During the Interview

No matter how seasoned the professional that I’m working with, they always feel challenged by what questions they should ask during an interview. How to ask something that sounds intelligent, or fear of saying something too invasive, are cited as the biggest concerns along with what to ask that will make a good impression. Even […]

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Communication and Your Career

The success of your career, advancement, networking, interviewing, training, speaking, emails, memos, marketing, branding and career portfolio all depend on your ability to effectively communicate. For me, too! I love sharing career tips, but my delivery is not always perfect. In case you didn’t notice (“wink, wink”), I make a mistake or two and must continually […]

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