Entries by Terry

Workplace Assessments

Assessments such as the Myers Briggs or DISC can be a great team building exercise that not only helps individuals understand each other better, but also helps them personally.  In this video Tom and I dive into Myers Briggs (MBTI) and Energy Leadership Index (ELI) assessments with our experience using them.  Tom is certified in […]

Elevator Pitch

What’s Your Elevator Pitch? I see the deer in the headlights look on your face and the “HUH?” coming out of your mouth.  Let me explain what it is and why you need one. An elevator speech is a very short 30 second version of who you are and what you are all about.  It’s […]

Career Change Resources

Use this checklist to figure out if moving on is right for you.  Career Change Checklist   www.careeronestop.org Can give you career ideas, training information and much more.  Check it out!

Your First Job

You’re in college, majoring in whatever…  You start to panic about graduation and thinking about what happens after school is over.  You realize that graduation means you have to begin looking for that first all important job. YIKES   You start mumbling to yourself “What do I want to do?  What do I like?  Why […]

Do You Hate Your Job?

How do you know if you really, really hate your job??? If your bad days at work far outnumber the good ones, then chances are you’re probably one of the millions of people who hate their jobs. For most professionals however, coming to the recognition that they’re dissatisfied with their jobs doesn’t always come with […]

Resume Resources

Information and guides about your Resume This PDF gives you some insight about updating your resume, the importance of clarity and spelling among other tidbits. Updating your resume Here’s a link to a blog about why you should tailor your resume for each job.  Tailor Your Resume

Interview Resources

Guides and worksheets to help with Interview prep This PDF gives you an idea of some of the questions you may be asked during an interview. Look them over and come up with some solid answers and potentially a short story to go with the answer.  It’s all about being prepared. Interview questions homework Use this […]

Career or Just a Job

Do you have a career or is it just a job? Career or Job?  That is the question most people want answered.  Many people stay in a job because it’s a paycheck or it’s easier to stay than figure out how to make a change. But hating Monday mornings because you have to go to […]

Tailor Your Resume

Why you Must Tailor Your Resume We’ve all heard the 6 seconds bit… that’s how long it takes someone to say yay or nay to your resume. Read it or trash it. That’s if they even get to your resume. What if they don’t get past your cover letter? If you’re looking for a job […]

Career Challenges

Career Challenges How about that boss that has you report the same information in 3 different formats because he can’t make up his mind or really doesn’t know what he is looking for… Think Powerpoint, spreadsheet, Mindmap. Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! What an incredible waste of time, not to mention frustrating. And that’s […]