I was reminded this over the break. I took the last week of December “off,” with some actual vacation time planned, as well as some time to get to the tasks done— budgets for the new year, tax info for the old, that sort of thing. On Monday, I had loosely planned to get some…Details
Are you intimidated by video interviews? You’re not alone! In order to get ready, start by running a speed test on your internet. That will let you know if your current setup will allow for the interview to begin with, and if it looks like your system doesn’t have the bandwidth, consider finding…Details
Tired of advice about what you should or shouldn’t wear? Whether or not to smile? How to look “professional”? Me too!
This isn’t the post I planned to write today– that was going to be about interviewing nerves– but I spent the weekend watching “A Bowie Celebration,” a tribute to the man 5 years after he left us, and metabolizing the events in Washington, D.C. And I started thinking a lot about both humanity and why…Details
From usa.edu; President Barack Obama stated in a 2016 presidential memorandum, “Research has shown that diverse groups are more effective at problem solving than homogenous groups, and policies that promote diversity and inclusion will enhance our ability to draw from the broadest possible pool of talent, solve our toughest challenges, maximize employee engagement and innovation,…Details
It’s uncomfortable to advocate for yourself on the job, but it’s also important to do so that you are able to succeed, grow in your job, and be respected for who you are. Here are some video tips. You may have noticed that I leave my small flubs and mistakes in my videos, and…Details
Are you in your work-from-home groove or are you still struggling? Many people I talk to have found that they love working from home and want to continue doing it, while others are struggling to find ways to be productive. I’ll talk about how to advocate for yourself if you want to keep working…Details
Just a quick note that, due to a service outage through GSuite, emails to my Career Catalyst account are not coming through. The issue started December 14 and continues through today, the 15th. If you need to reach me, please CC my personal account, [email protected] Updates as I get them!