Category Archives: Networking & Career Management

What Was in 2010, What To Expect in 2011

I'm pleased to be a member of Career Collective, a community of bloggers that provides perspective on job search related topics on a monthly basis. Up this month, trends that will affect your career this year! Here's my take: 2010 … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Let You Finish (My 2011 Wish for You)

One thing that's always, like, been a difference between, like, the performing arts, and being a painter, you know. A painter does a painting, and he paints it, and that's it, you know. He has the joy of creating it, … Continue reading

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Driving the Dark Away: The Winter Job Search

  I don't know about you, but I'm always happy to greet the Winter Solstice. I love to watch the days grow longer, in part because I find it challenging when the sun sets before 5. For years, I've coped … Continue reading

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Learning to Fight Blah in Job Search

"Your language becomes clear and strong, not when you can no longer add a sentence, but when you can no longer take away from it." Isaac Babel This is one of my all-time a favorite writing quote. My colleagues and … Continue reading

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City Island: A Family Fit

 City Island is a movie that came and went–fast. I probably would have missed it altogether if it hadn't been one of the few "On Demand" films available at a friend's house. I'm glad my friends and I discovered it. … Continue reading

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The 6 Reasons You’ll Get the Job (Learn ‘Em All 10/14)

My friend and former colleague Elisabeth Harney Sanders-Park has just co-written her second book, the 6 Reasons Why You'll Get the Job (Penguin). I am pleased to announce that the NYC Job Seekers Group, the grassroots job search group that … Continue reading

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Find What You Do Best, Know Your Stuff, and Connect

  I participate in Career Collective, a community of career bloggers gathered together by Miriam Salpeter and Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter. Each month we share responses to a common question. Up today: Our favorite things. Not raindrops on roses or whiskers on … Continue reading

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The “Ouch” Factor in Job Search

I’ve been working in the career management industry for over 12 years now. During that time, I’ve met on a one-on-one basis with thousands of job seekers and I’ve facilitated a number of groups. I love helping people with job search; … Continue reading

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Recession Popcorn (& Having Fun Again)

Outside of my work with private clients, my consulting projects, and my freelance writing and speaking gigs, I organize a MeetUp group of job seekers based in NYC. Through the group, I've met fashion designers, former Wall Street analysts, telecom … Continue reading

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On the Exit Strategy

Suddenly, it seems safe to quit a job again. It’s only Tuesday and already two dramatic exit strategies have captivated our attention. First, there was the flight attendant who quit with a little bit of profanity and drama—grabbing a couple … Continue reading

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