Selecting the right opportunities is critical to not becoming a job-hopper. It has a huge impact on your track record, job satisfaction, quality of life and long-term earnings potential. What are the factors you should consider beyond simply compensation and geography? The Opportunity—There are a number of considerations beyond simply title, compensation and major responsibilities. … More HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT JOB!
If you answer “yes” to any three or more of the following questions you may want to consider looking for new opportunities. Have you ceased continuing to grow, develop new skills, and be challenged? Have you explored other internal growth opportunities including lateral moves and there are none to your liking? Have you been in … More How do you decide when it’s time to leave your job?
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have recently brought a level of destruction and heartache that our country has not seen in a long time – maybe since 9/11 which many of us are remembering today. My family experienced the loss of my sister’s husband with 9/11. The resilience shown by my sister and her two sons … More “There is no education like adversity.” Disraeli
Do you ever think about your background relative to the supply and demand for talent in the job market? Have you considered how many people there are with profiles similar to your own, or how you can further differentiate your profile? Do you have a realistic idea of how much market demand there is for … More Where Do You Swim?
Over the course of my 30 year career as an executive search consultant with Spencer Stuart I’ve had a unique opportunity to observe the formation of many successful and not-so-successful careers. A number of components go into building a successful career, but professionals who take personal responsibility for proactively managing their careers have a distinct … More The Best Career Advice You Never Received