career management

Unhappy With Your Salary Increase? Ten Actions To Take If Your Company Pays Out No Or Low Raises

– Posted in: career management, Salary tip

At a workshop for experienced professionals, one attendee lamented that performance didn’t matter since his company does not give a salary increase except at promotions, and promotions were granted mostly based on tenure. Why work so hard then? Would the better move be to do the minimum? Should he just leave for another company? Here [...]

How To Build A Successful Career In A Future Without Jobs

– Posted in: career management

Whether you blame robots, artificial intelligence, or automation more broadly, the proactive professional needs to plan for a successful career in a future without jobs. It is not enough to know how to navigate a company hierarchy because that company may completely restructure. It is not enough to understand how to find another job because [...]

Free Money Management Video Interviews – And More Ideas For Learning And Development

– Posted in: career management

In our Upcoming Events, I posted about a terrific, FREE learning and development resource: The Claim Your Financial Power 21-day money management video summit, organized by my friend and coaching colleague Kelly Gushue. She pulled together some top-rate coaches and advisers for her event -- I talked about money and career issues, but she also [...]

Is Your Executive Presence Holding You Back Professionally? Assess it with these Steps

– Posted in: career management, marketing yourself

Most professionals intuitively understand the value of executive presence, but how do you fix it? A good first step is to review the list of 10 factors that employers and recruiters assess when gauging executive presence. Just translating an amorphous concept like “executive presence” into specific components can give you a checklist to assess yourself. [...]

Performance Review Best Practices

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Ideally, your company offers a mid-year performance review so you can see where you stand and make some adjustments before year-end. If your company doesn’t offer one, set one up for yourself – doing a self-assessment of where you think you are and asking your manager for feedback. If your company does offer one, here [...]