Tag Archives: Career

FocuSuccess and Failing to Focus


During a recent Leadership Conference, a new employee asked a panel of veterans for the secret to their success. He asked “What was the pivotal or key decision you made that put you on the path that allowed your growth … Continue reading

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Career Development: Advice to Yourself


I saw the question “If you could go back and tell yourself one thing that would help you with your career, what would that be?” posed on one of my LinkedIn Groups and found it thought-provoking and believed if I … Continue reading

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Proactive or Reactive? How do you approach your Career?


Back in August, when I was approaching my 20 year anniversary at work, I sat down and spent some time reflecting on my career.  Instead of the short-term reflections I had done each year –  I went back to the beginning.  … Continue reading

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How do I get back in the job market after having a baby?


Recently an old college friend sent me a note asking me for some first steps to get back into the job market.  Here are some of the steps I recommended.  What would you add? 1) Update LinkedIn with as much … Continue reading

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Change begins with YOU…and so do a lot of other things


In my role, I continuously meet with new people and talk about different issues around Career Development.  A typical question I get is “How do I change the role I am in to better suit my strengths/family needs/desired future profession?” What I find is … Continue reading

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