Career Advice and Opinions
Sunday’s NY Times Workologist addressed this question:
My supervisor recently informed me that his request to buy some equipment through the company for his personal use had been denied because it was for nonstandard items — so he had placed the order in my name instead. He asked me to deliver it to him when it arrived. [Read more…] about Midlife Career Strategy: Boss asks you to do something despicable
A career coach or consultant can diagnose and overhaul a troubled
resume. But you can check off the basics yourself. [Read more…] about 5 Common Resume Mistakes You Can Easily Fix Yourself
In today’s WSJ, Sue Shellenbarger addresses this question: Is it ever okay to quit on the spot? Her article can be found via this link.
For this article, Shellenbarger interviews a handful of HR managers, a few people who walked out and some people who coach millennials and entry level workers. The HR managers naturally point to the inconvenience caused by an employee who quits without sufficient notice. [Read more…] about Mid-life Career Decisions: Should you quit your job on the spot?
Here are 3 of the most common job search questions that appear on forums (and that I get asked by clients).
(1) How do you write your resume for a mid-life career change? [Read more…] about Mid-Life Career Change: 3 Common Job Search Questions