Aggressive and Defensive: The Right Way to Drive Your Executive Career

  Thursday, 9/28 was my 23rd wedding anniversary, and my hubby and I went out to a local comedy show and dinner to celebrate. The headliner of the evening was a comic named Joe Conti. Salt-of-the-earth Jersey guy with the funny but somewhat typical poke-fun-of-Jersey-but-love-Jersey humor. Joe started to joke about NJ drivers. He said, […]

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8 Job Search Staples You Need to Survive an Executive Layoff Unscathed

  On Sept. 21st, 2017, Business Insider published “Hewlett Packard Enterprise is cutting 5,000 jobs as part of a wider effort to slash costs at the company.” However, small or large, no company is immune to the layoff phenomenon. And no job is immune from the downsizing phenomenon. Your career is in play. Always.   […]

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How Recruiters Can Evaluate Your LinkedIn Profile Without You Knowing

  Recruiters can review your background without you knowing. That may seem obvious and not alarm you. Did you know recruiters can also download your LinkedIn profile information into their database without your permission? And what if the information about you they download, and subsequently use to evaluate you, is outdated or even no longer […]

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Overcoming the Wall of Worry in Your Executive Career

  Financial newsletters and media outlets have been talking about the bull market climbing the Wall of Worry. I understand this to be the bull market continuously climbing despite political, geographic and economic worries that plague the news and influence these markets each day. You can google “bull market climbs wall of worry” to find […]

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Is Staying in a Bad Job Worse Than Being Unemployed?

  A study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology cited by Oxford Academic attempts to address if staying in a bad job is worse for your health than remaining unemployed. The hypothesis to prove/disprove for their study is: “There is little evidence on whether becoming re-employed in poor quality work is better for health […]

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The Power of ‘You Never Know’ Networking

  As a society, I believe we suffer from predictable immediate validation. We need to know what we are getting and we want it now. I think this is why most people hate networking. I don’t believe people hate it solely because they are socially challenged. I think most people hate it because they don’t […]

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