Even the most seasoned professionals struggle during an interview when asked, “What questions do you […]
Tips For Quieting Your Inner Critic
Every time Mary schedules a team meeting, a critical voice inside of her announces, “You’re […]
“Where Do You See Yourself In 5 Years?” How to Answer This Dreaded Interview Question
An interview can really test your mettle, especially when you’re asked to predict your professional […]
25 Career Happiness Measures To Strive For
If you’re wondering whether or not you are in the right career, you may also […]
Gossip: The Career Saboteur
I’m frequently asked to conduct training on how to repair and move past gossip-rooted conflict […]
5 Tips For Winning the Interview “Weakness” Question
When asked about weaknesses during the interview, many believe that the best response is to […]
Communication and Your Career
The success of your career, advancement, networking, interviewing, training, speaking, emails, memos, marketing, branding and […]
Worried about Your Career Identity?
There’s a cute cereal commercial on television where women select their jeans by a character […]
Take Back Your Power, It’s Critical for Career Success
Lately, I’ve been working with two clients facing the same challenge – battling a difficult […]
5 Ways To Grow Your Career as a Leader
It’s amazing how many individuals shy away from calling themselves a “leader” because they don’t […]
Money and Your Career: 5 things to keep in mind when negotiating for more
No one can accurately predict where they will be in 10 years, but one thing […]
Career Boost Q&A with Rhonda Huff, Wellness Leader
Rhonda Huff, MEd, BS, CPT, CHHC, is a wellness professional whose mission is to help […]
5 Ways to Stay Positive During Trying Times
There is no doubt in my mind that in the year of 2020, you’ve experienced […]
Why Taking Breaks (And Getting Rest) Will Your Boost Productivity
“Who has time for a break?” When I’d overheard this statement, it made me sad. […]
Four Steps to Reducing Conflict in Your Workplace
Unfortunately, 85 percent of employees deal with conflict on some level on a regular basis. […]
Evolve or Dissolve: Why Caring for Employees is Smart Business
Change is necessary for survival. To stay current and have a healthy pulse in the […]
6 Steps for Navigating Workplace Conflict
Did you know that the estimated annual cost of workplace conflict in the U.S. is […]
Tips For Successful Onboarding in a Remote Work Environment
Companies have been onboarding remotely for years, but for some organizations, this is an entirely […]
You’ve Got to Have ‘Friends’
No man is an island. Humans depend on one another. I would rather walk with […]
You Deserve to Be Career Happy!
“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it’s something you design for the […]
5 Success Habits to Establish When Working Remotely
If you’re working remotely, or even if you’re not, establishing good habits will help reduce […]
Don’t Get Caught Being ‘Bored’
You may be experiencing two corresponding feelings as you work in a virtual environment—fear and […]
Tough Job Interview Question? Remember Your Three P’s
Everyone faces tough job interview questions now and again. But there are a few queries […]
Are You Resume Ready?
A former colleague calls you out of the blue and invites you to lunch. After […]
Be A Team Player and Collaborate In a Virtual World
You can’t call yourself a ‘team player’ if you’re working remotely. Or can you? Yes […]
Avoid Work Perk Distractions
As crazy as this sounds, I have a client company that is struggling with employees […]
Remember, Attitude is Everything
I get it. You might find that your attitude is already on point so you […]
Networking Conundrum: Coffee, Tea, Lunch, Now What?
Networking is incredibly important when it comes to advancing our careers, but “cold” conversations can […]
“My Job Search Isn’t Working!”
“I’ve applied for over 60 positions and completely burnt out. Nothing is working. I’ve tried […]
Three Reasons to Continue Your Job Search Through the Holidays
While many consider the holiday season the worst time for a job search, it is […]
Introverts Guide to Landing a Job Interview
It’s hard to believe that many U.S. presidents have been introverts. Imagine making small talk […]
Five Things You Should Do Before You Send Your Resume
If you want to be seriously considered for a position, then you’ll want to submit […]
What’s Your Next Career Move?
It doesn’t matter where you are in life or your career journey, there’s always something […]
The Biggest Networking Fail
There is nothing more frustrating to me than having someone request to “meet me” only […]
Interested In a Flexible Work Week?
Ahh, the flexible work arrangement. We want it but not all of us get it. […]
Want a Shorter Work Week?
If you’re a leader, team member, manager, entrepreneur or business owner, here are some startling […]
5 Ways to Help Your Network Help You
Why are we more than happy to help out others, but not willing to ask for […]
Are You Afraid Of Career Stress?
The more we worry about stress, the more we’re stressed. Then we worry more and […]
Tough Interview Question: What Is Your Target Salary Range?
This is one of those questions that I get asked about a lot. How you […]
Criticism is a Great Compliment
Everyone has an opinion. Everyone has the right to share his or her opinion. Everyone […]
Two Ways to Take Constructive Criticism Like a Winner
Once, I read that there is really nothing constructive about constructive criticism. No matter how […]
Never Check Email in the Morning
There’s a widely circulated productivity book by Julie Morgenstern entitled Never Check E-Mail in the […]
Salary: Take a Cut to Make the Cut?
Whoa now. What am I talking about here? A salary cut? Am I crazy? Please […]
Are You Working With a Manipulator?
Oh, good golly. Why do we have to play head games? I’ll tell you why—FEAR! […]
Gain Killer Confidence Through Resume Development
There’s nothing more inspiring than to see your hard work reflected in black and white. […]
Are You Successful AND Lonely?
It can be lonely at the top. Did you know that oftentimes loneliness occurs when […]
Are You Giving Away Your Career?
Sometimes we make big moves because we feel forced. We may choose to look for a […]
Is Your Boss Blocking Your Career Advancement?
What do you do when the biggest obstacle to growth is your boss? This isn’t […]
How to Deal with Difficult People
A colleague, client, subordinate or even a supervisor can be difficult from time to time. […]
Career Enhancement by Showing Appreciation
Deepak Chopra once said, “Success and happiness root in who I make happy today.” Showing […]
Interview Questions to Ask Employers
While considering potential interview questions, you’ll also want to think about a few to ask. […]
How to Resign from Your Job
When I worked in the counseling division of a college, I recall a colleague who […]
Closing Time – Submitting After the Application Deadline Has Passed
It’s beyond frustrating when you discover the ideal opportunity after the application deadline has already […]
CV Sample Profile Summary
Yes, you can take a CV beyond the basic turn-of-the-century formatting. Just because a CV […]
Should You Use a CV Template?
A Curriculum Vitae takes time to prepare and shouldn’t be done overnight. Still, there is […]
I Just Made a Huge Mistake!
I would love to be perfect. But I’m far from it. I make mistakes everyday. […]
Three Ways You Can Be Career Happy Today
Let’s start the movement to make work an even more amazing place. Everyone deserves a […]
Building a CV – Curriculum Vitae
I can’t stress enough that when building a CV you need to first determine whether […]
Should Everyone in Higher Education Use a CV?
Are CV’s exclusively designed for higher education? Should everyone in higher education use a CV? […]
Interview Questions Most Employers Will Ask
It seems that whenever you’re preparing for a transition, promotion or raise review, the interview […]
The Three C’s of Interview Questions
You will probably undertake an interview, advancement and career transition in your professional lifetime. Each […]
CV or Resume—Which Do You Need?
I often find my executive and higher education clients referring to their resume as a […]
Emails can be Toxic to Your Career
When you’re trying to build your network, find job leads or ask someone for help, […]
Avoid These Career Faux Pas
A day doesn’t go by when I don’t get at least five or more requests […]
Tough Interview Question: What Are Your Top Skills?
Eventually, you’re going to be asked about your top skills in an interview. In addition […]
Academy Career Awards
You’re probably wondering “What the heck is Kim talking about now?” Well, I think it’s […]
Career Coach Tips: How to Handle a Copycat
Have you ever felt like you’re being watched? That your efforts are being copied by […]
The Best Time To Look for a Job
Many people feel that a job search is a full time job in itself. With […]
Your Job Search and Talent Recruitment Trends
Every employer has a unique recruitment strategy for finding top talent. Professionals entering the job […]
Job Search Conundrum: Why Isn’t the Employer Calling?
This is a longer post, because I get this question a lot and I totally […]
Great Answers to Tough Job Interview Questions
Everyone faces tough job interview questions now and again, but there a few queries that […]
10 Career Questions To Help You Build You Great Wealth!
Did you know that with a little planning you can be a millionaire? It’s true. […]
The Young Professional’s Guide to Moving Up
For about ten years, I facilitated a cross-organizational young professionals group made up of rising […]
6 Things You Can Do If Your New Job is a Mistake!
Before our career journey ends, we’ll all have made a mistake or two. This may include […]
Can You Commit? How Career Counseling Can Help You Take That Big First Step
Change is never easy. Nor is making the decision of what you want to do […]
Career Happiness: How To Make Your Work Meaningful
A recent journal article in the APA’s Monitor on Psychology discussed the importance of making your work […]
The Truth About Career Coaching
Career coaching can mean many things to many people. My clients define career coaching as […]
Charm School for Career Professionals
A client once shared with me their horror at a colleague’s behavior. Upon learning they […]