Category: Career Management

Networking Events for Newbies

My advice to anyone who is questioning whether to attend a networking event is this: GO. Go to the event, listen more than you speak, and you will leave with more than just new connections.

Building a Skills Wall

Tracking the skills you have and the skills you need makes managing your career a lot easier.

Great Reads – Are There Any Good Jobs Left?

Bringing jobs back is one of the current refrains that can be heard from the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He is referring to the jobs that used to support a middle-class way of life in the US; jobs which required a high school diploma, maybe some technical training, and that one job could ...

Serendipity & A Message

A long term case of analysis paralysis and frustration over the lack of direction and progress in my career transition has been shattered, thanks to my friends, family and a great episode of The Geek Whisperers!

Reply is Hazy. Try Again Later.

Having a Personal Vision Statement is key towards advancement. But what if your vision isn't clear?

The Resume vs. The Brand

Having a brand is important for one simple reason: Employers don't trust resumes. And establishing a brand is easier for those in career transition, or for those who work in proprietary industries where proof can be impossible to provide without compromising your career.

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Use It or Lose It

Muscles have to be exercised in order to keep them strong. So do your interviewing skills.

For Your Career’s Sake, Prepare!

Those of us who are classified as Millennials know that life is uncertain, and that includes your job. Change is constant. Be prepared!

Behind the Facade: Imposter Syndrome

You aren't the only one who feels like a fraud who is one step away from being discovered. But how do you deal with it before it ruins your career?

Tech Isn’t Always Right…or Why I Hate ATS

Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) systems are becoming more and more common in the workplace. They are supposed to weed out unqualified candidates and make the hiring process faster and result in better quality hires. But in practice it's a different story.