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What To Do When Life Hits You Square In The Face.

Ever have a REALLY bad day? Here's how to get up and get GOING.

The Best Time To Find A New Job Is When You Don’t Need It.

In other words — Always be prepared to leave a job, because your employer is always prepared to leave you.

More and more, many companies (not all, mind you) find themselves letting employees go for a number of different reasons. Too young/too old, too much/too little salary, old/new employee, old/new direction, high/low level position are just some of the […]

I’ve Got Bad News & Good News.

Received a call from a good friend this morning — he was unceremoniously laid off Monday after 16+ successful years at the same organization. I felt for him — starting 2016 off with a fizzle and not a bang.

But the coach in me kicked in — and I said, “This is not bad news, it’s […]

Top 10 Clear Signs It’s Time To Quit Your Job.

I answered this question on the website Quora a few weeks ago. Here’s my Top 10 (in no real order of importance) list why you should probably quit your current position and move on:

You start looking forward to the weekend on Wednesday (or even worse, Monday).
This is the typical, “I can’t stand my job and I love […]

Don’t Have A Job? It’s YOUR Fault.

I’m not pulling any punches here.

Why? Because I think most people who are looking for a job need a dose of reality instead of ‘good thoughts’ and ‘quick tricks’.

Here are Rich Gee’s 10 Commandments Of Looking For A Job:
1. It’s going to be HARD.
You will push yourself farther than you’ve ever pushed yourself before — into areas […]

Great Tips From A Retained Recruiter.

I love Reddit. Many years ago, a retained recruiter hosted a huge ‘AMA’ (Ask Me Anything) post. They delivered great responses which were spot on. Here are some of the best (please disregard the grammar – I wanted to preserve the questions asked):

What To Wear
Q: I have an interview at a small eCommerce company (~10 people). I was told […]

Start Looking For A Job By Mike Rowe.

Powerful words from Mike Rowe (Dirty Jobs host):

“Stop looking for the “right” career, and start looking for a job. Any job.

Forget about what you like. Focus on what’s available. Get yourself hired.

Show up early. Stay late. Volunteer for the scut work. Become indispensable. You can always quit later, and be no worse off than […]

How Successful Leaders Stay Successful.

The secret prescription to success is no longer a secret.

Top 10 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting A Job.

As a business and career coach, I run into so many different people every day. I attend conferences and events, I run workshops and webinars, and I host team masterminds for all types of professionals. And guess what? When I talk to the unemployed, I’ve heard all the excuses why you don’t have a job. Here are […]

The Real Reason Why People Aren’t Getting Hired.

YOU ARE AVOIDING GETTING A JOB.