5 Tips for the Information Meeting

The whole point about networking and reaching out directly to people is to meet as many new people in your field as possible.  Since you are not asking them for a job, you are doing research in the field, it is important to prepare for these meetings as much as you would prepare for any […]

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HELP FOR THOSE OF YOU OVER 50

There is ageism out there. We know it. We sense it. Sometimes we can’t put our finger on it but it is there. So if you are in your fifties or older and still want to work here are some strategies to get you working again. And after all, most of us are going to be living well into […]

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Weekly Meet-Up Starting

For those of you who need a shot in the arm for your job search, there is nothing better than a weekly meeting with a group to keep you accountable and on track.  I am starting a weekly small group on Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 in New York City.  There will be a short […]

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5 Ways to Handle a Difficult Interview

We all hope that the interview will go great.  The interviewer will ask us all the right questions to elicit our best skills and accomplishments.  And we all know that isn’t always the case.  Some interviewers talk too much and don’t ask you the right questions. Some ask you inappropriate or illegal questions. Here are […]

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10 Career Tactics for 2017

If you are feeling like it’s time for a change in your career, there is no better time than now.  Here are some ideas for launching your job search campaign for 2017. SELF-ASSESSMENT – Before you can change jobs or careers or industries, you need to do some self-assessment.  Think back about your life, not […]

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5 ways to Transition to a New Field

Are you feeling like it’s time for a change? Have you solved all the problems in your field? Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you hoping to transition from for-profit to non-profit? As someone who has transitioned four times from ESL teacher to college administrator, to association manager and then to executive, and then to career coach, I […]

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5 Tips for the Over-50 Job Seeker

If you are over 50 you are probably feeling like things aren’t what they used to be. Are you feeling old? Left out? Are you getting excuses for not being hired? Are you told you are over-qualified? Whether you are over 50 or 60 or yes, even 70, and still want to work, here are 5 ways to deal […]

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