People ask me all the time if they really need to be on LinkedIn if they want or need to make a career change. LinkedIn, like it or not, is the most powerful tool you have to put yourself out there for potential employers to find... for FREE. You have complete control over your LinkedIn … Continue reading Do I really NEED to be on LinkedIN?
The cost of employee turnover is much greater than just filling a vacant spot. Here’s five lesser-known effects of losing an employee. Source: 5 Hidden Costs of Employee Turnover
Job hopping seems to be losing its stigma. People are much more comfortable with frequent career moves than they have been in the past. There are some industries where job hopping is more acceptable than others but it is certainly increasing across the board. I worked in and recruit exclusively for the logistics and supply … Continue reading Are You a Job Hopper?
A resume is a snapshot of our work history. Its main purpose is to act as a recorder for all the things that we have done in the past. I encourage you to re-think what you know about resumes and instead use your resume as a tool to get what you want, especially if it's different … Continue reading Change Your Career Focus
The biggest secret to continued career success is never standing still. The people who jump through job levels at break neck speed are the people who continue to grow, study, learn and engage with other thought leaders in their field. Most often, these highly successful people have career mentors, advisors or a personal coach to … Continue reading Most Valuable Career Skills
I came across this Maslow's Heirachy of Needs as it relates to employee engagement (if I knew where it came from I would certainly give credit where credit is due). I have always thought that Maslow was a smart guy and his human insight on needs was pretty accurate. Just in case you've been living … Continue reading Happy and Engaged Employees Stay
Hello Denise, I happened to be helping my son with some jobs and setting up his linked-in profile and we came upon your name. He does not have his profile completed yet and believe it or not, he now has the flu and is not working on it at all. At any rate I told … Continue reading Really? I really got this LinkedIn message.