contributed by Dr. Stephen E Bangert, PhD Just recently I was invited to a neighbors house for a celebration. The week previous Dave had been named president of a $34 million manufacturer and his wife proudly threw a party for her 37 year old high achiever, now eligible for YPO. Arriving when the party was… Read More Testing the Waters
contributed by Dr Stephen E Bangert, PhD Just last week I was working out at a health club when I heard the voices of young children. The club does have a child care room but youngsters are not to be in the workout area or the track that circles it. Nonetheless they were and I… Read More Winning the Race
contributed by Dr. Stephen E Bangert, PhD Recently when speaking with a seasoned and very accomplished executive, I was asked: “What are some of the common mistakes that people make with interviewing?” The question somewhat surprised me coming from him, yet he explained that he wanted to be thorough in his job search preparations, knowing… Read More The Confidence Factor
contributed by Dr. Stephen E Bangert, PhD The other day while watching television I became restless in what I was viewing and began channel surfing. I started with the highest numbered channel, viewed what was being telecast for a second or two (mostly advertisements, by the way), made a mental note of a few programs,… Read More Advantages of Hiring a Career Coach
contributed by Dr. Stephen E. Bangert, PhD Recently when having lunch with a friend we simultaneously reached for the check. He argued that it was his turn and besides bragged that he just received his bonus check. As Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a $200+million manufacturer he had been successful in leading a… Read More The KISS Remains Popular
contributed by Dr. Stephen Bangert Many people prematurely say: “Yes”. Solid preparation will put you in the winner’s circle. Are you prepared to interview? Besides shining your shoes, dry cleaning your suit and immersing yourself in anxiety, what have you seriously done? Hopefully you can honestly say that you have anticipated—anticipated questions and situations that… Read More So You Say You’re Prepared to Interview?
contributed by Dr. Stephen Bangert Although many people travel a serendipitous career path, today the stakes are too high to wager your career on chance. Recently I was visiting with a friend who looked blurry eyed explaining triumphantly he had just spent three and a half hours on the Internet perfecting his family’s summer vacation.… Read More Traveling Without a Map