Creative Thinking For Career Planning

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

The “right” choice may be more than one – think creative combinationsA lot of clients I have worked with are in industries dealing with massive disruption – financial services, media, education. Either/or decisions like should I stay or go or should I take this job or not cannot be fully explored with an either/or mentality. Sometimes the right choice is yes/ and. For e

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10 People You Need To Have In Your Professional Network

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

1- Market ExpertA good recruiter is an expert in the job market. Other market experts include management consultants, researchers, journalists, securities analysts, academics, and leaders of professional associations. There will come a time when you’ll need expertise about a specific industry, company, or functional area. You want to know different types of market experts to cover a rang

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3 Career Investments I Made With The $200k I Saved On Private College

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

As a former recruiter who ran internship and entry-level hiring for a Fortune 500 company, I've seen the value of a brand-name college degree. Some of my hiring groups strongly focused on overall pedigree (e.g. Ivy League) or strength of a program (e.g. this school is known for journalism or that for accounting).As a parent of one kid currently in college and one high schooler soon to join

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2017 Award-Winning Business Diversity Book Helps Women Advance Their Careers

By JJ DiGeronimo

Professional women who aspire to advance their careers often encounter a sea of obstacles. Without a career playbook specific for women, many experience common pitfalls and corporate cultures that derail their ambitions, despite their best efforts.In her award-winning book Accelerate Your Impact: Action-Based Strategies to Pave Your Professional Path, two-time author JJ DiGeronimo offers high-

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Transform Walking Dead Employees into Raving Fans, Without Paying More

By Mike Campion

Have you ever had a company outing at a golf course? Ever have one end with an “invitation” from the local authorities to vacate the premises? Would you feel that outing was a total success? Want to find out how you can do just that and have it be a total success? Here’s how:If you’ve been tasked with hiring, developing, and keeping top quality talent on a budget for an

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Five Secrets to Find and Keep Top Notch Utility Talent Without Breaking the Bank

By Mike Campion

Do you have employees that you constantly need to coddle, cajole and cater to? Are their needs and wants constantly changing? Do you feel like you can’t afford to pay what it takes to get—and keep—top talent employees?You are about to discover 5 actionable strategies to help you find—and keep—the best employees without spending the GDP of Uzbekistan in payro

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Pre-Nup Agreements as Part of Family governance

By Kathy Boyle

Pre-Nupital Agreements & Family BusinessesDivorce is Disruptive…While widely quoted statistics tell us that 40-50% of first-time marriages end in divorce, the divorce rates have been dropping for college-educated couples since the 1970’s. While waiting longer to marry, co-habitating first and sometimes breaking up without marrying affect the overall statistics, living happ

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The Panic Attack Barrier to Success

By Beverley Vaughn

Panic means sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing really unthinking behavior. When you panic it causes alarms to go up making you aware of danger. You get anxious, worried, a feeling of dread comes over you, and you become filled with apprehensions. I love synonyms because adding them to our dialog brings greater understanding of our thoughts regarding our insights. Some synonyms fo

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Four Ways To Get Back On Track With Your New Year's Resolutions

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Over 40% of goal-setters drop their new year’s resolutions before the end of January. If the motivation for your new year’s resolutions is waning, here are four ways to get back on track:Reconnect with your reasons.Reaching for a goal takes you out of your comfort zone, and this discomfort causes resistance. Andy Molinsky, professor of psychology and organizational behavior at

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Simplify the Complex

By Bob Goodyear

In today’s world, information is more readily available to everyone than at any other time in history.  A simple  search on the internet can find everything from a great chocolate chip cookie recipe to the mapping of the human genome.  This ability is a great thing for all of us.  As speakers, many times we want to include everything we know into our presentation and

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