Facebooked Out

I love to network. If I am not careful, I can spend all day making connections, in one form or another. I’ve been diligent about keeping up with social networking – a blessing and a necessity. My LinkedIn account is purely for business networking, and my Facebook...

Job Searching in a Down Economy

Let’s be honest. Looking for a job is tough. In a down economy it’s even more challenging. Over the past few months the reoccurring question I’ve received has been how to best search for employment in a troubled economy. Where I do not have the answer to this...

Toastmasters: How I Spent My Thursday Night

As I get older, my Thursday nights have evolved. During college, Thursdays brought an evening of spirits and celebration. Years later, I now spend my Thursday evenings attending Toastmasters meetings. Sorry Millennials, this has nothing to do with “Thirsty...

Get Yourself a “Green” Career

Over the past year, the topic of “Green Careers” as an option for employment has continuously surfaced with my clients. According to the United Nations Green Jobs report (2008), green jobs are those that contribute to maintaining or restoring environmental...

A Mid-Year Resolution

If you are like me, you abandoned your New Year’s resolution months ago. Of course, my intentions are always good, but keeping that promise to myself each year typically ends in disappointment. For those of you who are still going strong, I salute you!  But for the...