Tag: job happiness

Wait…Job-Hunting is Like DATING?

How to deal with stuck (because sometimes it feels like it’ll last forever) Have you ever been doing everything right in a job search and then suddenly and for no apparent reason things came to a screeching halt? You got your resume & LinkedIn profile all spiffed up, discreetly...

For the happy-hour averse

start right where you are :: INTERNAL NETWORKING   A few weeks ago, while prepping for a Genesys Works training session, I was pondering the program: these interns have a stunning opportunity to start building their professional networks while they’re still in high school. They learn new skills, showcase...

Is Your Job ‘The One’?

(4 ways to find peace if it isn’t) In every crowd, there’s at least one person who figured out what they wanted to be in middle school and never looked back. But what if you didn’t (or don’t) have a strong vision for your career? Maybe you fell into...

Creating Your Job: an Interview with Laura Frank

(plus some tips for work satisfaction) The topics of jobs and work satisfaction fascinate me (What do you do for work? How did you get into it? What do you like about it? What do you dislike?). It’s a good thing I fell into recruiting ~ I get to talk...

Kryptonite Thinking

Maybe you just need to change your mind There are times when life flows: appointments synch up, green lights beckon, bank accounts balance perfectly, and interactions with people of all kinds are a delight. And then BAM! the rose-colored glasses fall away. What was flowing smoothly becomes an oozy quagmire....