Tag Archives | Professionalism

Tough Job Interview Question? Remember Your Three P’s

Everyone faces tough job interview questions now and again. But there are a few queries that provoke a little anxiety in even the most confident of applicants. Why? Because certain questions address topics better served by offering less detailed, and more positive responses. For example, when asked “who was your least favorite supervisor” or “what […]

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Get The Most Out Of Your Next Conference

Professional development is always important when growing your career. Still, it’s savvy to invest your time and money in a program where you’ll learn and apply what you’ve learned, while making valuable connections. Conferences hit all three of these goals. Unfortunately, many professionals liken conferences to a mini-vacation and don’t take advantage of this prime […]

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Career Coaching For Employee Engagement

Did you know that a hiring a career coach can increase organizational productivity and profit? According to Forbes magazine, “Numerous studies have proved there’s a direct correlation between high impact coaching and performance improvement.” Much of my work week is spent inside organizations coaching team members on how to build career happiness. Though I’m hired to […]

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Disruptive or Destructive? Don’t Lose Sight of Professionalism

I recently listened to a “disrupting” speaker, whom I found insightful and thought-provoking. However, despite the riveting program, I couldn’t shake the tone of some of the attention-grabbing commentary. This expert in his field continuously insulted those in the helping profession. “Who needs a therapist?” he queried and “What the heck is a life coach, […]

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Do You Have A Promotion Proposal Ready To Roll?

So your boss called you into her office for your annual review. You talked a little about performance improvement, poked around your strengths a bit and got the well-deserved accolades that you needed to get you back on to doing what you do best. What just happened? You forgot to discuss your promotion proposal and […]

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Check Your Outlook

Many successful people have changed their life for the better by changing their outlook. They’ve learned to avoid or remove beliefs that could hold them back. Beliefs Such As: I can’t get ahead because of (work climate, the economy, my supervisor, downsizing, too much competition, etc.); Things keep happening to me and I am powerless; […]

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Avoid Work Perk Distractions

As crazy as this sounds, I have a client company that is struggling with employees spending so much time and energy in their work perks that they’ve noticed a huge dip in productivity. What once was designed to fully engage and spike motivation and productivity has caused a reverse effect. This organization is discovering that […]

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