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So what in the “Sam Hill” is Social Media anyway?

June 10, 2013 By admin | Write Comment

I grew up watching "Star Trek" - the original one, with Kirk & Spock. I remember when they put my first computer on my desk. I remember my first spreadsheet, my first email, and my first dreaded "Blue Screen of Death". I have a decidedly '70s sense of humor, which my family at best tolerates,...more >>

Are you “overqualified”? State your value!

June 6, 2013 By admin | 1 Comment

Are you hearing that you are “overqualified” for the opportunities you are applying for? Here is an approach to consider. First, If you've ever been left with the impression that a hiring company rejects candidates based upon that candidate being too old, young, tall, short, fat or thin versus a potential shortcoming in their education,...more >>

Leadership: A Pyramid Approach

June 6, 2013 By admin | Write Comment

There are lots of definitions of leadership out there, which one do you aspire to?  Let’s use the analogy of a leadership pyramid, with the focused vision at the top expanding to the broad and inclusionary values supporting that inspiration. Some definitions: Vision – Clearly state the purpose and goals of your business.  Identify your customers...more >>

Leadership: Born or Made?

June 3, 2013 By admin | Write Comment

There has been a lot of discussion of late as to whether leaders are born or made. Many will say that leaders are born of the occasion, others are convinced that innate talent is either born in us, or not. In my view, in any profession there will be the "best of the best", be that...more >>

Reviving Your Career After Caregiver Detour

May 30, 2013 By admin | Write Comment

My parents sent me off to college, at least partly against my will, to earn a degree because that would enable me to earn a living for myself, and it did! From graduation until well past the turn of the millennium I earned a paycheck, sometimes two, until life intervened. My mother suffered from Alzheimer’s....more >>

What is a CareerBlog?

May 29, 2013 By admin | Write Comment

Let’s start with “What is a career?” as defined by a quick Google search. Did you know that the word career has more than one definition? ca·reer  /kəˈri(ə)r/ Noun - “An occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress”. Verb - “Move swiftly and in an uncontrolled way in a specified...more >>

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