Move it on over – Identify Your Transferable Skills

Interviewing & Meetings

A colleague of mine is switching jobs.  Switching careers, actually.  While his resume impressively describes his prior work experience, he is rightly focusing on the concept of “transferable skills.”  For those of you who don’t know this buzz-phrase, those are skills or abilities that can be put to use in a variety of work situations. In other words, what is the broad concept skill that umbrellas your routine tasks. more…

Timing is everything…

Interviewing & Meetings

I have been asked to do much more coaching lately, and I’ve been realizing the importance of timing.  If the timing is not right, the coaching will seem unimportant either because it is too soon to be relevant, or too late to make a difference. Imagine you are on a lake in a small boat and the outboard motor fails. more…