If you’re thinking about yourÂ professional new year’s resolutions, professional development should be top of mind.
Last week, I traveled to Chicago to speak at the CFA Institute’s annual conference. Traveling into the city from the airport, I knew I should be able to see the skyline…Maybe I am biased (having grown up in the area), but I think Chicago has one of the most lovely skylines of any city.
You’d have to be a robot to not know that it’s tough to be a job seeker during the holidays. Lisa Caldas Kappesser, author of The Smart New Way to Get Hired: Use Emotional Intelligence and Land the Right Job, recognizes this is a stressful time and offers some tips.
There’s no doubt about it – communicating well is key to success in the job hunt, the work place and in life! You can improve your communication skills, and the authors of Crucial Conversations offer a guidebook to get you started.
Are you the job seeking equivalent of the man at the side of the road holding up a sign that no one understands? Stop and reevaluate the message you are sending to employers!