Recently Glassdoor reached out to me for an article about changing careers and I provided some insight, which was quoted. In it I discussed the importance of learning about the position and field one aspires to enter. I also discussed the importance of reaching out to the decision makers at companies that career changers are […]
It’s bad enough to wake up on a Sunday morning with a headache and some cringe-inducing memories of last night’s newly invented dance moves. But it’s ten times as bad when the dance moves were premiered in front of your boss on the one night each year that employees are encouraged to wear their fanciest […]
Catherine is thrilled to announce she will be returning to her Alma Mater, Manhattan College, on Novemeber 2nd, 2011. Her agenda will be discussing the Myths about Management along with their corresponding truths.
On October 30, 1981, I walked through the door of ADAM Personnel not knowing what the day would hold, let alone the next 30 years. I was no stranger to work—I had been on a payroll since the age of 16. But it was time for the next big step: A full-time office job. I […]
You may be heading off to work every day to job you aren’t wild about, all the while trying to make yourself feel lucky about the fact that you have a job at all. You may also be out of work and searching desperately for a job similar to your last one, all the while […]
Here are few common remarks made by hiring managers as they sort through applications: “This candidate has a PhD in ecosystems management. Why on earth does she want to work for our tiny local parks department?” “She has a PhD in applied physics. I think she’s way overqualified to teach remedial math to third graders.” […]
Experienced managers and HR professionals are all familiar with a common scenario: An employee enters a position with promise, but little experience or relevant training. Often the employee is a recent college graduate or a person on the cusp of a career change. The employee learns very quickly, shows high ambition, seems to love the […]