Tag Archive "laura-machan"

Anxiety and the Future of Work

I have been reading a lot about job trends and what our work lives will be like in the future. It is fascinating to see the broad spectrum of opinion about this.

Vacation, Stay-cation and Fake-ation

I have learned, this summer, that vacation can be complicated.  Essentially, vacation should be about taking a break from your every day routine.  Now that we work from home offices. WiFi gives us email access ...

final interview question career advise

Asking the final interview question

You are in a job interview. It’s going really well. You feel like the conversation has flowed nicely and your answers have been thorough and thoughtful. The hiring manager has provided a great outline of ...

Linkedin Profil

How to make your LinkedIn Profile work

With 500 million plus business focused members, LinkedIn is a great place to put your professional information. Your LinkedIn profile lets you keep in touch with current and former colleagues. It also allows you to ...

Roger Federer and how he’ll find a new gig

I spent 4 hours and 55 minutes on Sunday morning watching the men’s finals at Wimbledon. The match featured Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

Jumpy

Redefining a Jumpy Career: Don’t miss the perfect employee

I had two clients this week who decided they did not want to interview candidates because they looked “too jumpy”.  I pressed for more details. Their perception was that the candidates might not stick around ...

Summer

Summer hiring: Job Journey

People always assume that hiring stops for the summer.

Gamer

There might a be Gamer in the Next Cube

I have been reading a lot lately about the gamification of work. While I support making anything having to do with making work interesting and engaging, I am not in favor of people treating their ...

network

Time to “Marie Kondo” Your Business Network

This week marks the hypothetical beginning of spring. I know the calendar says it is has arrived but I can still see my breath in the mornings so it’s not here yet.

Vacation

Vacation Negotiations: Job Journey

As you get higher on the food chain, compensation packages have more and more elements: vacation, bonus, education, work from home, pension plans, parking and more.

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