2 posts published in November 2014

"Solutions Networking"

Posted:November 11, 2014 | Tags: networking, Personal branding, job search, career management

For the past several years, my executive coaching clients and participants in personal branding webinars have heard me talk about the idea of “Solutions Networking.”

Solutions Networking is the idea that when you’re networking (that is, gathering advice, information, and referrals), that you do so around the goal that you’re networking to learn about organizations that are suffering the problem at which you’re an expert in solving.

What’s the foundation of this idea? You have to be clear...

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Parents: How Do You Prepare Your Student For a Job That Doesn't Yet Exist?

Posted:November 21, 2014 | Tags: Sustainable Employability, Social Intelligence, Adaptability, Innovation, Personal Brand, Career Management

Parents: How Do You Prepare Your Student For A Job That Doesn’t Yet Exist?

It’s a scary prospect that after spending possibly 6-figures to send your student to college, that they’ll be part of an age-group that according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics is experiencing 10.5% unemployment (20 to 24 y/olds). Or, if they are employed, according to the Economic Policy Institute, they might be woefully UNDER-employed (16.8%).

Combine that with the fact that many of the jobs at which they’ll...

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