Is Wearing Your Politics On Your Sleeve Appropriate At Work?

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It is impossible to turn on your computer or television without seeing news about demonstrations for peoples’ rights. In Northern Africa and the Middle East, people are demanding democracy. In my city, Madison, Wisconsin, workers are holding on with every last hope that their collective bargaining rights will not be stripped away. It is an exciting, somewhat scary time….

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Do You Need A LinkedIn Profile Tune-Up?

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This week I had the pleasure of participating in one of a series of webinar classes to become a LinkedIn Certified Career Strategist through Susan Whitcomb’s organization, The Academies. It’s very exciting because the classes are being taught by the leading expert on the subject, Jason Alba. It’s great to be learning secrets and tricks…

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Is The Resume A Job Search Dinosaur?

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I recently signed up for the new question and answer website, Quora. I could spend days surfing this site. I think I’m falling in love, actually. It’s a great place to help others simply by sharing your expertise. If you enjoy writing about things you are interested in or learning about new ideas, you’ll love…

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A Lesson From JFK

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Today, on the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of JFK, people are remembering his inspirational speech and his famous advice, “…ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” I encourage you to apply this advice to your networking. Before you wonder what I could possibly be…

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Reality Check

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According to the Department of Labor, the latest data released on the national unemployment rate indicates that unemployment is now at the lowest it has been since 2009. In addition, over 100,000 jobs were added to the labor market. This seems like great news, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, the number of new jobs added was about…

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“You Can Eat An Elephant…”

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We all know the rest of this saying. It can be very annoying when people use cliches as a way of trying to help us, so I know I’m running the risk of making my first foray into blogosphere trite. However, it’s something that many of us really need to hear at this time of…

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