Here we are a year and ½ later since the start of the pandemic and no one ever expected we would still be dealing with pandemic-related issues. If you thought you were stressed and burned out a year ago, I can only imagine what you are feeling now! As leaders I’m sure it has been incredibly difficult to hold it all together with so much … Continue reading Returning to the Office – 3 Things Your Employees Might Want You to Think About
No matter your job title, you’re the team leader when it comes to your career, your future. You’ve worked hard to get where you are. Now, more than ever, organizations need your dedication and wisdom to survive and grow during and after COVID-19. And you need someone on your side to connect the value you offer with companies who are hiring now. That’s what career … Continue reading How to pick the right job search partner to deliver results during COVID-19
The past year (2020) has been a rollercoaster ride for everyone, especially working professionals. The pandemic has made many think differently about their current profession and look more into their future career goals. I have seen some very interesting trends while writing resumes over the past year. At the end of 2020, I was bombarded with professionals who worked in the hospitality or retail industries. … Continue reading Learn more about recent resume trends and what you can do to succeed at writing YOUR resume.
Some people love to network, others do not. And especially now in the time of Covid, in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, people are worried that it might not be ‘appropriate’ to network, especially if you are looking for a job, or want to pivot your career. But if you think about it, the worst thing you can do if you have not talked … Continue reading Networking for Better Job Search Results
Well here we are a year into the pandemic and finally a little light at the end of the tunnel! For somethat is. Because while it has been a tough time for all, there are still a lot of people out of work and havebeen for some time. So I’ve created a quick checklist for those of you who may be struggling, wonderingwhy you haven’t … Continue reading 10 Steps to Help with Your Job Search
I’m a retired engineering manager turned Mentor Coach for engineers, and I also lead the Engineer in Transition Network Group. One of the ways I help engineers in their job search is looking at their resume from a hiring managers point of view. While everyone is different, there are several recurring themes that jump out. I can’t tell what job they are looking for The … Continue reading Looking at Resumes from a Hiring Manager’s Point of View
Do you have clear expectations for your employees? A goal for this year may be to set meaningful expectations and ensure they are focused on the expected outcomes. Often more than not, employees don’t have a good understanding of their duties. Can you provide a detailed list of what each employee needs to accomplish by the end of each day? Your employees need to understand … Continue reading Team Building: Focusing on Your Employees