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Meet Me In The Big D

If you are attending the ASAE Annual Meeting in Detroit this year, the ASAE Career Advancement Center has executive and career coaches ready set up an hour session with ASAE executives to: Strategize the next phase of your career Define goals for your future Assess your leadership skills to increase effectiveness Problem-solve an issue you are […]

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Adding Meaning to the Season of Giving!

I guess it started with the three magi and their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh or the miracle of the oil and Chanukah Gelt, or maybe the introduction of St. Nick or Santa Claus or perhaps gifts to celebrate Epiphany or the New Year! Whatever the messages from your past or from the media […]

Don’t stop yourself, create an experiment!

For almost everything we do, we can approach “It” with a mindset that makes it a big stakes game of win or lose OR we can approach it as “an experiment.” When you make it an experiment, it isn’t just about doing it the right way or the wrong way, it is about learning from […]

Can You Over Prepare for the Interview?

And a related question we will answer here about the interview PROCESS: who is interviewing whom? You are there to find out what they need. And when you find out what they need you can share with them what you have that will help them address that need and get the results they are looking […]

The First and Most Important Step in the Job Search: Letting Go of the Old Job

After a happy and satisfying stint with an organization for which you thought you were a great match – until you got downsized and out-placed – what can you do to move on? Celebrate what you accomplished! No doubt you left behind a long list of accomplishments. If you can’t make a list of 10 […]

Putting YOU in Your Resume, Really!

Last week I did a webinar for ASAE Career Services about the Qualifications Summary in the resume. The title was Taking your Resume from Good to Great: Putting YOU in the Qualifications Summary! “The concept of being able to be ‘me’ in a resume was almost stunning. Didn’t think that was ‘allowed’. Wow!” The response […]

Become a Believer in Asking Questions!

Be curious. Ask great questions! Going for an interview or exploring some potential employers? Ask open ended questions of people you meet who work there –What do you like best about working there? What is the prevailing management style? What is the average age (or most prevalent) age of employees? How long have people on […]