Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Career Change And Impostor Syndrome — How To Increase Your Confidence When Changing Careers

– Posted in: career management, motivation

Impostor syndrome, or feelings of inadequacy despite having achieved recognizable success, is a phenomenon more commonly used to describe high-performing women who feel like a fraud (or impostor, hence the phrase) despite their high achievement. I have encountered clients (of both genders actually) who use the word impostor to describe how they feel when attempting [...]

Lunch, Coffee, LinkedIn, Oh My! Five Guidelines For Deciding How To Spend Your Networking Time

– Posted in: career management, networking

How do you decide how to spend your networking time when you’re busy and have precious little extra time? When is it worth the travel time to meet live for lunch or coffee? How do you know what LinkedIn or social media invites to accept? We all have multiple priorities and people competing for our [...]

Your Survival Guide To Holiday Networking: How To Handle Seven Common Problem Situations

– Posted in: networking

Even if you avoid networking all year, it’s inevitable during the holiday season that you will find yourself at a networking event – your company party, your kids’ school events, the year-end celebration for a professional group you’re involved with. Networking this time of year is also beneficial as people tend to be more festive [...]

Had A Great Job Interview? A Critical Job Search Mistake To Avoid And 10 Suggestions For What To Do Instead

– Posted in: Uncategorized

Picture this all-too-common scenario which leads to a critical job search mistake: You had a great job interview which ends with the recruiter indicating you will be called back shortly. So you go about your business waiting for that callback to be scheduled. In the best case, the recruiter does call back, further interviews are [...]

Recruiters Calling You Less Or Not At All? – Four Ways To Revive Job Market Interest

– Posted in: career management

At a career management workshop for experienced professionals, one attendee lamented that he used to get a healthy stream of recruiter calls. He didn’t return the calls, and now the calls have stopped. How could he revive interest? I posted recently on how to rekindle a lost connection, but recruiters are a different breed of [...]