Managing Problem Employees

I’ve taken over a project team and there are several problem employees. One spends more time socializing than doing her job. Another is making...

When Times Are Tough: What Do You Do?

Our company is going through some hard times. We are tightening our belt and trying not to lay off our folks, but we may...

Make Small Talk Big Talk

I find myself tongue-tied and feeling awkward in "small talk" situations like networking events or conferences where I know few people.  How can I become more...

Is It Time To SWOT Yourself?

“I have career ambitions but I’m not sure how to achieve them? I’m feeling stuck, unsatisfied in my present job. And I want to get a...

Managers – Are You Spending Time With The Right People?

“If you have a bad apple on your team, is it better to try and salvage the person or just get rid of that...

Why A Success Portfolio Is Vital For Your Career

During my time as an outplacement and career transition coach, a client came into my office, opened his briefcase and dumped 20 years of...

How Can We Predict Who Is About To Quit?

“I was totally surprised when one of our top people quit. I thought he was satisfied with his job.   I don’t want to get...

Promoted Too Fast

We were under the gun to replace a manager who left suddenly. So, we promoted her assistant. That’s not working out as well as...

Best Interviewing Questions

"I have just been hired as a supervisor in a call center and am responsible for hiring. What are the best questions to ask...

A Strong Start

 “I’ve just been hired as a business development manager. It’s a big promotion for me and it’s also a new company. How can I...

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2018 – Wins & Losses For American Women

“99 percent of success is built on failure.” – Charles Kettering It’s time to enjoy some positives in life! There have been many ‘wins’ in 2018...