What to do when your career transition journey stalls out

What to do when your career transition journey stalls out

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying that insanity is defined as “doing the same things and expecting different results.” It’s a common saying because we all know it to be true: if you keep repeating the same actions, you will get the same outcomes. It can be very...
6 factors that will make or break your career transition journey

6 factors that will make or break your career transition journey

Career transition can be one of the most challenging times in a person’s life. For some, the journey is difficult and demoralizing; for others, it is a time of great learning and refining values. The difference between these two types of experiences lies in your...
“I’ll never lose my job” and other career transition misconceptions

“I’ll never lose my job” and other career transition misconceptions

Right now, the job market is experiencing significant changes.  People are finding themselves unemployed in increasing number who never thought they would lose their job. And with so many people looking for only a handful of open positions, it’s a terribly competitive...
Interims keep companies moving forward during times of crisis

Interims keep companies moving forward during times of crisis

Hiring an interim executive has long been thought of as a band-aid solution on the heels of an unexpected resignation or a way to give a potential new leader a trial run before committing. But with more businesses taking on flexible staffing approaches combined with...
Connections, Not Transactions: A better way to network

Connections, Not Transactions: A better way to network

Networking is so often thought of as something that no one really wants to do, but that everyone knows they have to do in order to succeed in their careers.  But I don’t think most people realize the true value of it. 70% of people looking for a job find it through...
Healthcare Reform and Strategic Communications

Healthcare Reform and Strategic Communications

Last week Texas Health Resources set a good example of how to use strategic communications as a means to differentiate itself within the environment of healthcare reform. Texas Health Resources is a not-for-profit health system comprised of 26 hospitals, 58 outpatient...