If your job search is going to extend into the new year, here’s a resolution that will make a difference:  look for a meaningful volunteer job.  Volunteering always makes a difference, of course, in the community and for the people whom nonprofits serve.  It’s good to know that you can make a difference to others … Continue reading Volunteer

One Word for Your Career in 2015

Local author and speaker Jon Gordon has written several books, including The Energy Bus, The No Complaining Rule, and One Word That Will Change Your Life. His advice for the New Year is to choose a single word that will guide your actions for the coming 12 months.

Resolutions and the Modern Careerist

I’ve been reading a lot of advice on how to make real change in your life, and the best advice seems to trend toward not making resolutions – at least not in the traditional way. When you try to make a change based on what you “should” do (lose weight, get back to the gym, or get organized), you are relying on a very weak system to help you along.