Pandemic 2020 is the Hottest Job Market I’ve Ever Seen

This is the hottest candidate market I’ve ever seen as an executive recruiter — and we’re almost ten months into a global pandemic. That’s not what the news pundits would have you believe. The pervasive undercurrent is that this-is-a-terrible-time-to-look-for-a-job, and it’s dead wrong. Changes in the workforce this year, plus enormous increases in…

Let’s change the way we think about “Phoning it in”

Remember when phoning it in was a bad thing? I got to thinking about the phrase, and where it came from, and what it meant. I’m pretty sure it meant that if someone was “phoning” into a meeting, they weren’t as present and interested and engaged as someone who was actually “AT” the…

Our Definition of Job Search “Success” is Wrong (and it’s Hurting Your Career)

As you search for a new job, you’ve probably experienced the flash of failure that comes with not getting called for the interview, not getting called back, or not getting the offer. You’ve probably thought: I’m failing at this because I STILL haven’t found a new job. The only problem? That thought is…

Bystanders Have the Power to Create Change: THIS is How to Be an Ally at Work

A lot of people are talking about how Amy Cooper is a jerk.  I had to check myself the other day on this very point. Why? Because I simply stopped with that one thought. Amy Cooper is a jerk.  OK, that’s not entirely true, I went one step further. Amy Cooper is a…

The New ABnormal: why is working from home so hard?

Today marks the second full week of work from home for many of us, and what a week it’s been! Working from home is hard, for everyone. It’s so hard. And it’s a learned skill – so all those experts out there telling you exactly what to do? They’ve been at it for…

Work Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

The way you talk about your work defines your future work. The stories you tell help your current and future bosses understand your value, and how they can best utilize you. When you only focus on work that is hard (and unenjoyable) vs. work that is hard but you LOVE doing, you set…

Are You in Touch with Your Ikigai?

All this talk about Professional Branding is great, but it’s kind of useless if you don’t know what you want to do, right? In the search for perfection or getting it right, we often get stuck where we are, for fear of getting it wrong. We sit around analyzing. We worry about making…

Your Inner Awesome

In my previous post, I talked about the importance of NOT placing value on work that is genuinely hard, possibly unpleasant and totally not fun. I want you to find meaningful work that you enjoy doing, the kind of job that you’ll actually look forward to going to. Because of that, today’s post…

Stop Aiming for the Job You Hate

There’s a good chance you’re actually positioning yourself for work you don’t want to do. I bet you didn’t even realize you’re doing it. Remember the basics of a Professional Brand? Read more about it here. When you look at the professional brand diagram, it’s clear you need to help people (managers, hiring…

The Simple Reason Why Your Best Friend’s Career Advice May Be Wrong

(5 min read) When friends and family tell you to settle, they may NOT be right. Today's post will highlight a key reason (that has literally NOTHING to do with reality) why people may be telling you to be patient, work harder, or just settle. Sometimes, the best advice is to go with…

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