Category Archives: Career Development

Get a firm footing on the corporate ladder | Inside Business

Employees looking to climb the corporate ladder and stay ahead of the game should behave in a way that sets them apart from the pack. “There are many types of work behaviors that employers look for,” said Dan Ryan, principal … Continue reading

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Making Assumptions-Why do we care what others think about Jay Cutler?

If you are a living, breathing member of the human race in the USA you have probably heard something about Jay Cutler and his injury during the NFC Championship game versus the Green Bay Packers last Sunday.  Seeing players get … Continue reading

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The Main Reason You Won’t Find a Job – Work in Progress – Career talk for women – Forbes

It’s not big news that finding a job is difficult these days. Dependent upon which area of the country you’re in, it can be almost impossible with some areas having employment higher than the national average of 11%. But in … Continue reading

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The window that blurs our self awareness

I was walking through my house just last week and stopped to look out of one of the windows into my back yard.  It is rare that I just stop and observe like this, but when I did so it … Continue reading

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Volkswagen is hiring, just not Georgians | ajc.com

Three years ago, when Georgia learned it was out of the running for a billion-dollar Volkswagen car factory, state officials rallied behind neighboring Tennessee’s bid. via Volkswagen is hiring, just not Georgians �| ajc.com. This article highlights local and international … Continue reading

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Deep Dish versus Thin Crust-Which does your network resemble?

Is your network only Deep Dish or is it primarily Thin Crust when it comes to depth of relationship? Continue reading

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Keeping up appearances | The Indianapolis Star | IndyStar.com

Charlotte Doyle hit the gym two hours a day, embraced the latest fashions and made sure that not a strand of gray peeked through her thick blond hair. But at age 61, she got pink-slipped from her job in pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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Recipe for Failure-How NOT to treat your new employees

I try to keep things on a positive note, but some messages are better delivered when you show the “worst case” scenario.  I hope none of you ever experience these types of situations in the workplace, but believe me, they … Continue reading

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‘Emotional intelligence peaks in your 60s’ – Telegraph

Older generations have greater ‘emotional intelligence” than younger members of society, the researchers said. Photo-Courtesty Monique Whitsell Photography They are also better at seeing the positive side of stressful situations. The US scientists believe it makes sense that humans developed … Continue reading

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Career plans for the new year

We talked about resolutions in the previous post and I have constructed a simple poll that will allow you to select an option regarding your career plans for 2011. Take a moment and vote-you will see the results immediately.

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