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  • The Dreaded Employment Gap

    February 22, 2017

    I get questions every so often about employment gaps and how to handle them on resumes because they can invite unwanted questions. The gaps can occur for many reasons: a lost job, a spouse’s job promotion and subsequent move, raising children, or caring for a sick child or elderly parent, to name a few. So, what is the best way to handle the gap on a resume?

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  • The Heart Business

    February 14, 2017

    Did you know Valentine’s Day is a 30 billion dollar holiday? Companies such as 1-800-Flowers, The Hershey Company, Hallmark Cards, Necco, Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Victoria’s Secret, Tiffany & Company, and we can’t forget the US Postal Service or the trucking company (Armellini Express Lines) that are responsible for getting cards and flowers to their respective destinations – all these companies rake it in during the days surrounding February 14th.

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  • Practice Civility

    February 8, 2017

    In Christine Porath’s article, The Hidden Toll of Workplace Incivility, published by McKinsey&Company in December of 2016, she details the rising trend of incivility in the workplace.

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  • What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur

    February 1, 2017

    After combing through lists of characteristics shared by entrepreneurs, I started asking myself: What do these characteristics really mean?

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