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Four ways to balance work and family better

  Dear Coach Joan, This should be one of the happiest times in my life but honestly, I am miserable. I started a new job when my wife was 6 months pregnant with our long-awaited first born. Two great things, or so it should have been. But it is now [...]

By | April 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

4 ways to project more power at work

  Dear Coach Joan, I've been in my professional career in the same corporation for 10 years, since college graduation.  I have not been advancing as quickly as I believe my accomplishments and impact warrant. I am a petite woman and I feel that I am often not listened to or [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|0 Comments

3 success tips to launching your career after college

Dear Coach Joan, I'll be graduating from college later this year and I've already had several job rejections. I was even rejected from a low paying internship for which I was definitely qualified for. The career counselor at my college said that my resume and Linkedin profile look good, and [...]

By | April 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Overwhelmed at work, please help

Dear Coach Joan, I should be delighted that my manager picked me to lead a major new project, but I am stressed out and feel like there are too many moving parts. I just don't have my arms around the project. I did put my hat in the ring for [...]

By | March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Accept a job offer when a better one might be coming?

  Dear Coach Joan, I just received an OK job offer, but I think I might be getting a better one soon. Should I accept this offer or wait for the better one? Best, Terry _________________ Dear Terry, This is a conundrum I have seen quite often as a career [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|0 Comments

So do people actually get jobs through LinkedIn?

Dear Coach Joan, Do I need to use LinkedIn for my job search? Will it really help? Does it make a difference? And if so, how do I go about creating an effective profile? Thank you, Will Dear Will, The answer is a resounding YES! Social media is now the [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

My new job is a nightmare! What should I do?

Dear Joan, After a six- month job search I finally landed the job of my dreams. Or so I thought. It truly is a bait and switch situation. The job is for a non-profit and I'm responsible for managing ten locations, each with its own local supervisor, supposedly. I did [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Profit and Non-Profit Sector- 3 Key Differences

Dear Joan, I've spent the last 15 years working in a management position  for a large corporation. My position came to an end six months ago when the company moved, and I opted not to leave the area. I anticipated a short job search period, but it has turned into [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Professional Associations: Why you should join one and how to get the most out of it

Dear Coach Joan, I have been working as a technical recruiter for high tech companies for the last two years. I had been doing well, and actually enjoyed the work very much, but unfortunately the small  recruiting consultancy I've been working for has closed.  I need to find new employment [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

3 Ways to Stand Out as a Job Seeker

Dear Readers, Getting to the job offer can be a very competitive process. You are often competing against other good candidates. To get the offer, you need to be the stand-out candidate. You need to be not just good or better but best! How do you separate yourself from the [...]

By | January 20th, 2018|1 Comment