Career Development Facilitator Training

Interested in getting credentialed as a Global Career Development Facilitator through the Center for Credentialing and Education? The first step is to successfully complete the Career Development Facilitator training.  Registration now open! TRAINING FORMAT:The CDF...

Is Facebook Your Friend?

There is no doubt about it; social media is a part of our lives. It helps us connect and communicate. We use it to keep in touch with friends and family; to share information; to network; to job search; to learn. Recently, I have found it helpful in reconnecting with...

Landing a Federal Job

Within the next four years, one-third of all federal employees (nearly 1.9 million) will be eligible to retire. There are also new federal jobs being created as a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Translation: tremendous opportunity for all job...

Are Job Boards Dying?

In a previous post, I spoke of the importance of building your brand. Building your personal brand is extremely important when networking because you want to make yourself easily recognizable to those you are trying to attract. This is particularly important when...

The 60-30-10 Rule

Jobseekers and career changers take note – – allocating your time via the 60-30-10 rule maximizes your search efforts; therefore, this tried and true method is worth revisiting. Whether you spend ten hours a week or 40 hours a week on your search efforts, how you...

The Art of Public Speaking

For most of us just hearing the words “Public Speaking” sends us into panic mode. The chance of dying of stage fright is slim, I know. But the feeling that we are going to die is very real. For many people, public speaking is an unavoidable job requirement. I do not...