Being Let Go? How to Negotiate Your Severance Package

October 30th, 2013

When you first hear you’re getting laid off, you’ll probably panic. Or get angry. And you may find yourself feeling grateful for whatever severance package you’re being offered. Wait! Keep your cool, take your time and negotiate your parting offer. So what can you ask for? Severance packages aren’t available to just anyone.  They’re up… Read More

How Much Does Your Company Culture Impact Productivity and Retention?

October 25th, 2013

Have you ever wondered why your company is facing high turnover rates, or your employees just don’t seem to be producing like you know they can? Have you ever given a thought to your company culture? It could be killing your productivity rates and retention. And now that the economy is recovering, employee retention has… Read More

Looking for a Job? Be Proactive – Not Desperate!

October 18th, 2013

Job hunting can be just like dating in one important respect: acting desperate isn’t going to get you anywhere. If you seem too anxious, employers will question your motives and you’ll lose credibility in an instant. What are two signs that you’re coming across the wrong way? 1. You’re Using the “Spray’n’Pray” Technique If you’re… Read More

Anticipating Industry Trends and Furthering Your Career

October 11th, 2013

How will your job be different five years from now? Will your job even exist in its present form in five years? How about 10 or even 20 years? And over that period, what will happen to the company and industry you work for? Nobody really knows what the future holds—but we do know that… Read More

Why Job Offers Get Put on Hold (And What You Can Do About It!)

October 4th, 2013

It feels fantastic when your job search finally ends with that phone call: “We’d like to offer you the job.”  And not so great when you accept and then—nothing happens. Days, weeks, even months go by and you don’t hear back from the company that once said, “We want to hire you.” Why does this… Read More