In the 1970s, a tennis coach named W. Timothy Gallwey was helping players improve their games. Over time, his students started to improve—a lot. It was curious. Some of them had not played very long. One woman had not been physically active for … Read more about Your Inner Game of Job Searching: Relax. Trust Yourself.
How to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search
It's both exciting and dizzying to stand on the edge of an unwritten future. Yet, when I meet a college graduate who is just diving into the opportunities awaiting them, I am excited for them! Some days I would give anything to stand there again … Read more about How to Fight Ageism in Your Job Search
Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?
Ever look at job posting and think, “Jeez, no way I can apply! I don’t have all those credentials and degrees!”And yet, you’ve been the field for 15 years. Or 20. Or more.Let me share a secret with you: Requirements in a job posting are a wish … Read more about Should I apply if I don’t meet all the requirements?
Skills are your greatest currency
When was the last time you took a course related to your professional work?I started thinking about this when I came across an article quoting Warren Buffet:“The best thing you can do is to be exceptionally good at something. [Because … Read more about Skills are your greatest currency
How do I feel more confident?
The question of confidence came up in a conversation I had recently on a LinkedIn Live that participated in with employment experts Mark Anthony Dyson and Jack Kelly. Jack asked, “What do you advise to help someone who doesn’t feel … Read more about How do I feel more confident?
What Are Transferable Skills?
Most people in the workforce change roles and even careers several times. It is no longer considered unusual. In fact, you should be prepared, because the unexpected—such as a pandemic—can easily derail your career path and destroy your confidence. … Read more about What Are Transferable Skills?