Go For the Gold Goal Setting: An Interview with Gary and Victoria Buckmann

There’s not long left until this year’s Return To Work You Love Conference on October 10th and I can’t wait. I hope you’re just as excited as I am and I’ve got a special interview with Gary & Victoria Buckmann to inspire you. Gary and Victoria as a couple have been through so much and they have so much to offer. …

Stand out on LinkedIn – so recruiters actually reach out to you!

Jump Start Your Career Transformation with LinkedIn

Recruiters are looking for professionals with your skills on LinkedIn – will they find you? An outstanding LinkedIn profile is a great way to get found by recruiters and if you get your profile right, they will actually reach out to you… but, there is an art and a science to creating your LinkedIn profile to get noticed, and it’s not that …

Understand Your S.O.S.: An Interview with Dr. Ellen Snee

Recently, I sat down with Dr. Ellen Snee, one of our amazing speakers at this year’s Return To Work You Love Conference, for an interview about her own transitions in life as well as the amazing workshop she’ll be hosting on October 10th. Ellen’s workshop is all about how yourself, the people around you, and the systems you use can impact your …

Rediscover Your Mojo and Dive Back into the Deep End of the Executive Talent Pool

If you once had a reputation as a mover and shaker and a deal maker, but lately you’ve been spinning your wheels for months or even years, and you’re wondering why no-one seems to be hiring high caliber, seasoned executives who’ve been there, done it, and “got the t-shirt” anymore… Because, after all… this is the age of the millennial… …

The Art of Acing the First Impression

The Art of Acing the First Impression

Your First Impression is Important You know instinctively that your first impression is important. And the supporting evidence is clear. Research shows that first impressions solidify within the first 7 to 17 seconds of meeting. There is more… in a study of 2,000 managers, 33% knew within 30 seconds whether or not they were going to hire someone. Studies also indicate that …

Your Language of Success

I’m really excited that Dr. Andrea Goeglein, Ph.D is leading a workshop at this year’s Return To Work You Love Conference. Here’s a short video from the workshop she led at our last conference to give you an idea of her engaging and practical presentation style. At this year’s conference, Andrea will lead a workshop on 3 Ways To Find …

What is Connect•Work•Thrive?

I was recently interviewed by Gabriel Moncayo, CEO of Always Hired and featured speaker at this year’s Return To Work You Love™ Conference. We discussed what we do at Connect•Work•Thrive, the reasons behind why I founded the company, and whom we help. I also spoke about our upcoming 12th Return To Work You Love Conference which will be held on …

Interview with Gabe Moncayo, CEO of Always Hired

I recently sat down with Gabe Moncayo, CEO of Always Hired and Featured Speaker at this year’s Return To Work You Love Conference. We discussed how Always Hired came to be, its focus areas, and one of its many success stories… At this year’s conference, Gabe will be leading a workshop on The Science Behind The Perfect Interview… You’ll learn …

Commitments: Are You a Bulldog or an Opportunist?

Commitment

Are You a Commitment Bulldog or Opportunist? Once I make a commitment, I move heaven and earth to fulfill it. I am a commitment bulldog. I want others to see me as a dependable, accountable, and competent individual. When others do not live similarly, I feel disappointed or angry. Typical examples include: Things have CHANGED “I can’t meet you today because …

Embracing Change – Positive Redirection

Positive Redirection

Embracing Change When I make a change in my life, I have been much more successful heading TOWARDS a target than running away from something. It is easier to move in a positive direction than away from a negative situation.