Tag Archives: career tips

I don’t mean to brag but I simply do have the smartest clients. No matter who I work with, I am so impressed by their intelligence, integrity, and their commitment to moving forward professionally. Our intelligence and our professional talent is not always in charge of our confidence. When we launch in to job searching, […]

“How do I write a good cover letter?” I get this question at least once a week. Here’s the thing with this question: There is no ONE way to write a cover letter, and here is why: Companies communicate differently: You will see some younger organizations put a lot of emphasis on the cover letter. […]

Job interviews are nerve-wracking. These days, the process before even getting a live interview is torture enough. It’s been said that preparation is everything and when it comes to job interviews, this couldn’t be more accurate. Having been a contract recruiter, hiring consultant, career coach and recently going through my own career transition in the […]

My Generation X Confession When I made my most recent career change, I was also studying in an intense masters program. I managed to make a smooth transition and continue to get bigger and better consulting projects all while coaching and going to grad school. Being 37 and 38 in grad school surrounded by people […]

Changing jobs is no small act. Our jobs, though part of our lives, directly impact our happiness, health and financial stability. If you are not the type to go start your own business (or are not in the financial position to) finding ways you can control your job satisfaction and career growth can be a […]

When I start working with people navigating career change, I always ask them how they feel on Sunday nights. “Stressed” “Sick to my stomach!” “Dread” “Depressed” “Anxious”   These are just some of the responses I tend to get. Now of course (especially during summer!) Sunday blues lead to “hard-to-wake-up-Mondays” If any of the above […]

If there’s any woman that deserves a cape, it’s Kathy Gittleman. I’ve had the privilege of knowing and collaborating with this superwoman for several years. Kathy’s story is particularly poignant and important because it speaks universally to mothers that are trying to raise happy kids while being professionally fulfilled.   After spending 10 years in […]

If there is anyone who knows how to do networking right, it’s my new friend Jenny Powers. Jenny and I met at an entrepreneurial women’s conference last year. The founder and CEO of Running with Heels, a women’s networking community, Jenny is CRUSHING IT by connecting amazing women in a most interesting and entertaining fashion. […]

…it’s a great way to start the day with that song in your head right? As a self-proclaimed practical magician the only thing I fear is ABSOLUTES. In a world full of everyone being “too busy” we seek balance but then still resort to extremes. Do I believe in magic? YES, I DO! Do I […]

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