Behavior


Common Mistakes Job Hunters Make — take two

As we continue our discussion on Your Career Service.com about how to avoid making mistakes during your job search, let’s reframe the word “mistake.” The dictionary defines mistake as something misguided or wrong. So mistakes can…



Office Rmances — part two

Falling in love at the office can be problematic. To keep out of trouble, keep your office romance on a professional level. “The best advice I can give regarding office affairs is to avoid them…


Office Romances

Many business offices are like singles bars. Multiple surveys taken over the years show office romances are on the rise because of more women in the workplace combined with high divorce rates. More than forty…


How to Control Clutter — part 2

As we discussed in the previous post on Your Career Service about the four principles of clutter control, you need to take control of clutter before clutter takes control of you. The reason for having…


Four Principles of Clutter Control

You need to get rid of clutter before clutter takes control of you—your career, your job, and your job search. Clutter will take over if you let it. Your life will go a lot smoother…


Managing Stress at Work

Stress at work can take from six months to three years off your life, according to a study taken last October by researchers at Harvard and Stanford Universities. “If we’re living in a constant state of…


How to quit smoking to enhance your career

Think you have trouble quitting smoking? An old segment on the Dr Phil Show featured a man who had a heart attack but checked-out of the hospital so he could smoke a cigarette! If you’re a…


The paradox of making New Year’s resolutions

The following 60-second coaching vignette has been excerpted from my book, Your One-Minute Job Finding Coach:   The paradox of making New Year’s resolutions and setting goals is you cannot live in the present while…