Career Articles

I’ve been writing and blogging about careers since 2003, sometimes on my own blogs and sometimes as a guest blogger.  Here are a few of my favorite posts over the years:

On Networking

Do as I say, not as I do.  Many professionals think they are proficient at networking but don’t get the results that they want.  Click on the links below to find out what “A” players know that the rest don’t about networking.

Nine Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Cracking the Code of Networking: Givers, Takers, and Protectors

When Networking Isn’t Working For Your Job Search

Do You Have a Personal Board of Directors? 

On Using Social Media for Your Career

How can you use social media to advance your career? And what are the biggest mistakes that people make on social media that will hold back their career?  Click on the links below to find out.

How to Make the Most of LinkedIn Endorsements

How to Ask for a LinkedIn Introduction–And Get One

How to Use LinkedIn to Promote Your Personal Brand

5 Biggest Mistakes Made on LinkedIn

 

On Finding Satisfaction and Meaning

Especially for mid-career professionals, meaning and satisfaction in a job can trump status and money.  The question for many is how to find meaning and satisfaction in their current job or ensure they’ll find it  in the next job.  Click on the links below to explore this topic.

How to Recognize–and Survive–Burnout

When It’s Time to Fire Yourself

Competence, Balance, and Impact

11 Great Things To Do in a Down Economy

When The Company You Work For No Longer Fits Who You Are

 

On Changing Careers

If you are on the verge of a career change, it can feel scary, confusing, and exciting–all at the same time!  Click on the links below to make your transition smoother.

Working Identity

Stand Out and Belong

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