WHAT I WRITE ABOUT: ‘Career Advice’

5 Things My Internships Have Taught Me

This is a guest blog post on internships by Britta Erickson. Starting your career can begin a number of ways. A few of those starting points are an entry-level job, freelancing, or internships. I chose internships. During my senior year at San Diego State University, I was lucky enough to have a college course that helped […]

Monday, July 15th, 2013

8 Insider Secrets For Letting Go

This is a guest blog post by Joan Ramstedt about letting go. You’ve been struggling to start or grow your business, get a job, make a move and/or step away from the same old; same old. You feel as though you’ve painted yourself into a corner and keep finding your way back to status quo. Letting […]

Friday, July 12th, 2013

5 Challenges of Being Your Own Boss

This is a guest blog post by Kelly Donovan on self employment challenges. I bought a new car last week. Filling out the credit application reminded me that I have now been 100% self-employed for five years. This is a mind-boggling thought for me! Being your own boss has self employment challenges, but also has many […]

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Bosses: The Perfect 1st Day For Your New Hire

This is a guest blog post by Joe Hanson about new hire readiness. The first day of work for someone early in their career is sort of like the first day of junior high. You’re nervous, excited, and really aren’t 100% sure about anything (other than knowing what time to show up). Normally, the only person […]

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Want More Out of Your Career? Do More.

Do you want a better career? Do more. Wonder how some people “always” seem to move ahead in their career? How they always get the tap on the shoulder for advancement? Or how opportunities just happen to apparently fall into their lap? Looks can be deceiving. The reality is that there rarely is a straight line […]

Friday, July 5th, 2013

Do You Have What It Takes To Work For A Startup Company?

This is a guest blog post by Leslie Ayres on what it takes to be considered for startup jobs. I’m an executive recruiter specializing in finding executive talent for startup jobs. I help founders and leaders of early stage companies find the people that will make their company a winner. I’m also a job search and […]

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Removing The Stigma From Getting Fired

This post is about getting fired. I don’t blame you if you don’t want to read it. But you should. Ever been fired? I wasn’t originally aware of this term’s origin, but for some reason getting fired from a job has always come with a stigma. Getting fired sounds like a violent and abrupt action. […]

Monday, June 17th, 2013

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