Five Tips for Writing a Winning Resume

Powerfully written words influence people, create opportunities, help you get jobs, thrive in your career, and can bring you greater wealth. Bruce Kasanoff’s article,  “Five Writing Tips that Can Double Your Salary,” says it all.  His tips are crucial for writing a winning resume.  Here’s how to apply them to create what I call your…

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What?! Don’t Look to Your Job for Fulfillment?

When I read Steven Polland’s advice in “Unconventional Career Advice You Need to Hear,” not to look to your job for career fulfillment and “you should focus on a career only as a stream of income,” my dander went up.  That’s what baby boomers,

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What?! Don't Look to Your Job for Fulfillment?

When I read Steven Polland’s advice in “Unconventional Career Advice You Need to Hear,” not to look to your job for career fulfillment and “you should focus on a career only as a stream of income,” my dander went up.  That’s what baby boomers,

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Luck and Career Success – Part II

“Everyone’s lucky.  Few are prepared.”  – Mike Dooley Last week I posted Part I of Luck and Career Success, which focused on your inner game of luck.  In this post, I discuss how to use the outer game of Luck. By outer game I mean being ready and taking action to prepare for that lucky…

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Luck and Career Success – Part I

“Everyone’s lucky.  Few are prepared.”  – Mike Dooley Are you ready for the luck that is waiting for you? As a coach working with professionals seeking career happiness and fulfillment I get to observe “luck” happen constantly in my client’s lives. It’s easy to see, right off the bat, who will be lucky and who…

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Feeling Low? Boost Your Energy at Work

Wouldn’t it be great if you felt energized, enthused and excited about work every day?  When you love what you do it’s a lot easier to feel that way, but even those of us who love what we do have down days from workplace stress or times when our energy runs low. Low energy can…

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Feeling Lost? Tips for Finding Your Career Path

Have you ever hiked or driven in unfamiliar territory only to discover you’re lost? A compass, a map or a GPS will get you back on track. If you’re feeling lost in your career  — you’re in a job that is making you unhappy, you’re being under-utilized and are bored to death, you want a…

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Are You Feeling Lucky?

March 15, 2013 by Linda Hardenstein This excerpt from my March newsletter (the newsletter contains tips and discounts, contact me if you want to receive it), focuses on how to create more luck in your life and career. Richard Wiseman, a psychological researcher, studied what makes people lucky (see more at How to Attract Good…

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Five Valuable Lessons for Balancing Work and Fun

February 5, 2013 by Linda Hardenstein I went to an auto body repair shop a couple months ago to get a dent fixed.  It was 8am and I asked for an estimate. “Oh, the owner will be right back.  He just went to get some coffee.”  Noticing my impatience because I too had to get…

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What's Your Path to Career Success?

January 30, 2013 by Linda Hardenstein “But, I never really wanted to do this!” Cynthia exclaimed when I asked her how she ended up in her management position. A hard worker, she was identified early on by others in her company as someone with potential.  She never really had to ask for a promotion because…

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