Tag Archives: Communication

Networking Can Be More Than Self-Promotion

A difficult career development concept for many to accept is the notion that networking, by which is meant the building and cultivating of a group of professionally oriented contacts, is necessary to grow and flourish a career. Many smart and … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Working Class Employment

The recent presidential election has put the demands and anger of the working class front and center in America’s attention. The economic and cultural influences brought on by encroaching globalization and automation are changing employment—and by extension many people’s lives—in … Continue reading

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Being What You Were Meant To Be

In general career competitiveness is likely to get, well, more competitive in the coming years. There are a number of factors indicating that to secure and retain a truly meaningful and satisfying career each of us will need to manage … Continue reading

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Promote Your Expertise with LinkedIn

There are significant reasons for sharing your career field expertise with others. Doing so, a) establishes you as a qualified and trusted resource among colleagues, management, and customers; b) aligns you with other experts, thereby enhancing your comprehension and skill … Continue reading

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Your Identity and Your Career

Many of us tend to think of ourselves in terms of what we do. When asked, “Who are you?”, we give answers such as, “I am a dental hygienist,” or “I’m a firefighter,” or “I do banking.” The work we … Continue reading

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