Archive for Career Development

Your Elevator Pitch: Don’t Go Networking Without It

  By Laura Hill http://www.careersinmotionllc.com I attend a lot of business events that include networking. When meeting someone new, one of the first things we ask each other is “what do you do [for a living]?” It’s an easy question, right? Providing a clear, direct answer is SO important to build our personal brand, help Click to continue reading…

Four Things Women Must Know That They Won’t Learn in Business School

By Guest blogger, Selena Rezvani, author of the newly released book, “The Next Generation of Women Leaders” and president of NextGenWomen, LLC, where she consults to executives and aspiring women leaders. www.nextgenwomen.com. 1) Women who want to move up must take professional risks before they feel ready for them. The day when you can say Click to continue reading…

A Resume Markets Your Brand

By Guest Blogger: Annabelle Reitman, Ed,D, Career Management Consultant and Author of Talent Retention,” (ASTD Press, 2007),  anreitman@verizon.net It is imperative in today’s competitive job market to know YOU – that is your professional savvy. By knowing what you have to offer and then marketing and branding yourself as the person with that information, allows you Click to continue reading…

Why it’s a great time to change careers

Guest Blogger: Andrea Kay, Author of “Life’s a Bitch and Then You Change Careers: 9 steps to get out of our funk and on to your future” andrea@andreakay.com http://andreakay.com There’s never going to be a convenient time to change your career. If you’re waiting until you have no obligations, the economy is right or the Click to continue reading…