Tag Archives: career transition

New Year, New Job — How to Survive Your First Week

After weeks or months of searching, you are finally starting a new role. Even as an established professional, the first week at a new position can be intimidating. Here are tips to help that week run as smoothly as possible. … Continue reading

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The Four Tips Job Seekers Should Know About Working with Executive Recruiters

Executive recruiters provide a useful service by determining the best candidates for open positions. This process helps businesses identify candidates who can fulfill the job, are dedicated, and will fit within the work environment. When seeking a job, it is … Continue reading

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You Have a 1.2% Chance of Getting a Job Through an Online Application – How to Increase Your Odds

I recently attended The National Resume Writers’ Association’s annual conference, where I learned of this startling statistic. While I always knew that having an internal company contact was MUCH more effective than applying to open jobs, even I was surprised … Continue reading

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Why Should I Update My Resume Now?

I love my job! Why should I update my résumé now? Summary of article posted on Brazen life by Jo Casey. Click HERE for the full article. When everything is going as you expected! With the upturn of the economy … Continue reading

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Passion. Risk. Success. From the example of George Lucas

George Lucas, the well-known creator of the Star Wars movies, is a perfect example of finding your ideal career. And that it doesn’t always look the way we originally think it should. In a 2013 podcast, George Lucas admits that … Continue reading

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Why I’m (Sort Of) Reinventing My Blog

I love the association industry – it’s why I wrote a book about making it a career. However, after much thought, I’ve decided to make a change.  Over the last several months, I’ve wanted to write about a wider variety … Continue reading

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Q&A: CVBs/DMOs as a Career Option

Most professionals have probably noticed that Convention & Visitors Bureaus (CVBs)/Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) work closely with associations. And, they’re also somewhat “secret” industries that few people are familiar with. Since this sector is worth exploring if you’re thinking about … Continue reading

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