Ever wished you could reinvent your life or your career?  Apparently this desire is quite common.  Social psychologist Richard Luker says that “adults are saying not only do I see a more vigorous life, I’m up for it, I’m game, I want to do more.  Our research is bearing that out in spades”.   Jane Pauley…

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Ever heard the word “returnship”?  Returnship is an internship opportunity geared towards experienced professionals. The concept was coined by Goldman Sachs back in 2008 to help people restart their careers after an extended absence from the workforce. Goldman began a program to offer a paid, ten-week program for professionals to experience working again and at the end,…

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Getting an employer’s attention is absolutely essential to job success.  Who knows you is what really counts.  Although it is not easy, you can actively work to become more visible to those who can potentially hire you.  Below are some tips to accomplish this worthwhile endeavor. Engage with companies on their social media- Find out…

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Have you ever gone to a networking event, met a lot of people, and then nothing ever resulted from it?  This is a common situation, but when you are seeking to advance your career, you absolutely cannot afford to not take full advantage of networking opportunities.  A study by the outplacement firm Drake Beam Morin,…

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What do you do after you have completed an interview?  If you are like most people, you just want to shout “Thank goodness it is over” and consider it a task completed.  Landing an interview is a big accomplishment and worthy of a little celebration; however, there is more work to be done.  This is…

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