March 2020 – the COVID craziness starts. In-person meetings and events were postponed, postponed again, moved to virtual or cancelled outright. Like many others in my industry, I saw my calendar go from fairly packed to almost empty. I spent the first month adjusting to having a full house again and figuring out where everyone […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Keeping My Mind Busy During Lockdown
Brag a little. It’s not something most of us like to do, however sometimes you need to – you need to show how you stand out from the crowd. College When you apply to college (quite long ago for most of us, and then you go through it with your kids), your GPA & SAT […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Brag A Little – It’s Not a Bad Thing!
I had the good fortune last fall to fulfill one of my career goals – to teach at a college or university. It’s been on my list for a while – I started with some guest lecturing and was thrilled to teach my first course last fall. It was exciting (and a lot of work!). […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Lessons Learned as a First Time Adjunct
Thinking about your future A few years ago, I attended a seminar about changes in the workforce relating to retail and hospitality – two fields that are all about customer service. The panelists talked about looking for candidates with core skills; transferable skills that could be supplemented with training. They also reminded us to keep […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Career Reinvention – What’s Next?