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August 7, 2019

From “Sweet New Gig!” to “Get Me Out!”

Bryan thought he landed at the perfect gig.  Then, 5 months later:  re-org, new boss, different priorities, and a job he didn’t sign up for… I wrote about Bryan’s move from the corporate world to a non-profit last Spring. The main point from this earlier Case Study – intent plays a powerful role in an […]

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July 31, 2019

What I’m Seeing Out There (Summer 2019)

Wondering what the job market is like for clients from New York to Los Angeles?  Here’s some of the headlines heading into August 2019. Potential clients will often ask me, “So, what’s the job market like out there?”  Professionals are often surprised when I reply, “Actually, it’s super-challenging.  The days of simply updating your resume […]

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July 29, 2019

To Remote or not to Remote

Stephanie loves San Francisco.  The problem?  She lives in Seattle.  Here’s how she approached her manager to make the move South. Stephanie loves San Francisco.  From the hustle-bustle of the Ferry Building to the amazing shops and restaurants of Hayes Valley, she feels super at-home in the city.  Plus, her boyfriend also lives in the […]

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July 16, 2019

The First 90 Hours (not days)

The first 90 days are super important to any new experience, right? But I’ve found the first 90 HOURS are actually the most crucial. You’ve probably heard it before:  The first 90 days are critical in any new professional experience.  Books have been written about this topic and often the 30-60-90 day onboarding plan comes-up during […]

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