When Covid-19 first emerged, I started to think about all the people thrown unexpectedly into career transition because of the pandemic, lockdowns and economic fallout. For some reason, I kept imagining the situation as that moment when you’re driving a car and the road forks, or you make a wrong turn, or you miss an […]
As we sort through the lessons of 2020, a clear picture emerges of companies that thrived and those that floundered. Some industries and organizations succeeded by virtue of being in the right place at the right time, with a product or service uniquely suited to the situation. But the more engrossing story is those companies […]
In my book, The Remix, I offer seven “rules for remixers.” Rule #6 feels particularly relevant right now: Don’t change what works.
Networking is natural for some, and tough for others. Networking remotely is an entirely new phenomenon. Here are some tips for remote networking.
Workplace trends that were already taking place have only accelerated due to the coronavirus. My new book, Recalculating, is a guide to help you navigate the changing world of work.
Struggling to find your first job out of college? You are not alone. Here are some tips that I hope will help you land interviews and a job.
At the beginning of July 2020, there were approximately 17.8 million people unemployed in the United States. In the face of sweeping layoffs and shutdowns, the economy feels wild and unpredictable. When managers are forced to make tough decisions, you don’t want to be the one finding a pink slip on your (virtual) desk. The […]
Getting a job in 2020 is a daunting task. But despite the unknowns of the economy and pandemic and the impersonal nature of a fully virtual job search, there is still one, timeless strategy I recommend to job seekers: networking. For expertise on this important topic, I interviewed Catherine Hall, a professional recruiter who’s been […]
This article originally appeared in Law Practice Today June 2020. While law will always be among the more conventional industries, successful firms know that they have to pivot to meet the needs of new generations of employees. I frequently work with law firms on multigenerational workplace success plans and have been impressed with many firms’ […]
Recently, I’ve given advice to college graduates looking for jobs in one of the most stressful and unprecedented economies in history. That’s not an exaggeration. But graduates aren’t the only young people dealing with the fallout of the pandemic. Many college freshmen, sophomores and juniors have had plans canceled as well. Many of you were […]