Own Your Life, Career, and Future Are you ready to Own Your Career, Life, and Future? I have been speaking with many job clubs and other organization leaders about what they are seeing with their constituents. Many have told me that as we hit the 18-month mark of the COVID-19 pandemic fatigue has set in. […]
A Discussion about Older Workers and ‘The Big Quit’ with Chris Farrell [Podcast]
Podcast #235 – A Discussion about Older Workers and ‘The Big Quit’ Description: This week I am speaking with Chris Farrell. I have had Chris on the podcast three other times. I had him on in episodes 2, 177, and 201. So you can tell he is one of my favorite guests. Chris is currently […]
Nurturing Relationships is Key to Recovering from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Nurturing Relationships I have come to the conclusion that if we want to recover from this pandemic, both professionally and personally, we need to focus on nurturing relationships. After I had 26 coffee meetings while I was in Austin for the month of May, I was quite taken aback by how much difficulty some of […]
Are you Nervous about Networking After COVID-19? Here are some Tips
Nervous about Networking After COVID-19? Are you nervous about networking again? If you listened to my podcast episode, Getting Back to Normal – My Observations from 26 Coffee Meetings, you will understand why I am asking this question. So many of the people I met were being very careful about returning to any form of […]
Record Retirements, Quitting & New Businesses Starts in 2021 – What the Heck?
Record Retirements, Quitting & New Business Starts in 2021 There have been a record number of retirements, quitting and new business starts in 2021. 2021 employment market looks nothing like the employment market prior to when the pandemic started. We are living in unprecedented times and I wanted to unpack this and get your feedback. […]
Have a “Dealing with Disruption” Superpower and not Know It?
Dealing with Disruption Superpower Everyone these days is dealing with disruption due to the pandemic. Please listen to my podcast episode with Glenn Zweig called How to Switch Industries from Executive Search Consultants Perspective [Podcast]. You will hear him say the way to switch industries is to focus on how we dealt with disruption in […]
Returning to the Workplace After COVID – Are You Excited or Anxious?
Returning to the Workplace After COVID Are you anxious or excited about returning to the workplace now that the COVID pandemic is waning? I have spent the month of May of 2021 in Austin, Texas. My wife and I are here to get vaccinated and take care of business that must be handled in person. […]
How to Deal with Unpredictability in the Post Pandemic Job Market
How to Deal with the Unpredictability The post-pandemic job market is showing a high level of unpredictability. The latest job numbers show that employers are not hiring at the accelerating rate that many economists predicted. At the same time, many employers are having problems finding qualified workers. There is a huge disconnect between the kinds […]
State of Back to Work Programs with Carol Fishman Cohen of iRelaunch [Podcast]
Podcast #219 – Carol Fishman Cohen Discusses the State of Back to Work Programs in the COVID-19 World Description: This week I am speaking with Carol Fishman Cohen, CEO, and Co-Founder of iRelaunch. I had Carol on the podcast way back in Episode #80. I wanted her back to discuss the state of back-to-work programs. […]