Category : Career

How to Win at Non-Compete Agreements

Imagine you are a gourmet chef at one of the poshest restaurants in town. After several years, you decide to accept a job offer as the master chef at the newest eatery on Restaurant Row. And then you can’t. Your…

0 Comments / 1022 View / November 23, 2015

Achieving Better Work/Life Balance

Juggling a career and personal life can seem impossible. At times it feels like an endless battle between competing priorities as we search for a sliver of space on an already-packed calendar. In today’s fast-paced world, the chant is the…

0 Comments / 460 View / October 29, 2015

Compliance Issues Inherent in Bring-Your-Own-Device Programs

The increased use of personal devices in the workplace has brought with it a host of legal issues. Devices containing corporate or personal data can be lost or stolen. Viruses can infect corporate systems. Employees can use their devices to…

0 Comments / 87 View / October 1, 2015

Employee Dishonesty: How to protect your business?

No one ever wants to believe that employee theft can occur in their company. It is hard for them to imagine that this could happen to them. Unfortunately, it does, and fraud and embezzlement in the workplace are on the…

0 Comments / 590 View / September 1, 2015

Believe in the Dream Job

As a job search coach with more than 25 years of experience, I am often asked, “What is the secret to landing your dream job?” Without hesitation, I respond, “It is simply a matter of believing it is possible and…

0 Comments / 1493 View / August 1, 2015

Selection Interviewing: It’s All about Your Preparation

The dangers of making a hiring selection decision based on your perception of a candidate’s “attitude” is that you can’t directly observe a person’s attitude. We reach a conclusion about a person’s attitude by inferring what it is based on…

0 Comments / 156 View / August 1, 2015

The Future of Higher Education: Accelerated Degrees and Online Learning

Many working women want to go back to school but worry about making it work with their busy schedules and family responsibilities. What they often don’t realize, however, is that higher education is undergoing major changes in order to better…

0 Comments / 539 View / July 1, 2015

Overwhelmed America: Why Don’t We Take More Time Off?

Americans are overwhelmed—but they aren’t taking the breaks they’ve earned. Nearly three-quarters of workers say they are stressed at work, with one in four reporting they are either “very” or “extremely” stressed. It’s no surprise that Americans feel this way….

0 Comments / 270 View / June 1, 2015

Successful Succession Planning

The unexpected death or disability of a business owner is difficult waters for any business to navigate. Family members, customers, vendors, and employees all have a stake in the continued viability of a business affected by an unexpected death or…

0 Comments / 181 View / May 1, 2015

Leading a Multi-Generational Workplace

For the first time in history, four generations are working side by side. Although different values, experiences, styles, and activities may sometimes create misunderstandings and frustrations, organizations that choose to develop leadership across the generations will gain a competitive edge….

0 Comments / 295 View / April 1, 2015