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Leadership and career
September 19, 2016

Successful, Yet Unhappy and Bored

By: Taunee Besson Q: I am a national sales manager of a medium-sized company. I rose from the ranks, overcoming every obstacle to attain my success. Yet my success is empty. I make a wonderful salary, am respected by my peers and enjoy a fine reputation in my industry. My…
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Leadership and career
August 22, 2016

Pig in a Python Syndrome

Q: I'm in my early 40's.  I spent the first few years of my career in various technical positions and eventually, through job changes, progressed to middle management.  While nothing is wrong with my current job, there's absolutely no room for advancement.  I'm considering a change that would allow me…
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Leadership and career
August 17, 2016

5 Ways to Manage Employees Along Their Career Path

Performance reviews are one thing, but they generally only look back. Supervisors can benefit too by looking forward and giving employees guidance and feedback on the future of their careers. There are many reasons for managers to talk to workers about their future. From nurturing their growth and development to…
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Leadership and career
January 12, 2016

Assessment: Career Checkup

It's important to take stock of your professional goals and progress regularly.  And what time is more appropriate than the beginning of a new year?  Ask and answer these four questions at least once a year: 1. How would I describe my ideal job? What skills, interests and values must…
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Leadership and career
December 23, 2015

5 Top Tips for Women Executives Trying to Break the Glass Ceiling

Getting promoted and moving up the corporate ladder is no easy task. But for women, it may be even more difficult. According to a new study conducted by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Co, women are 15 percent less likely to score a promotion at work. To take control of your…
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August 14, 2015

10 Tips to Help 20-Somethings Reach Their Career Goals

By: Dana Manciagli Whether just starting college or looking for the next step on their career ladder, those in their 20s have some big opportunities ahead. This is the decade when particularly major events happen, so make the most of it with these tips on reaching your career and financial goals.…
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February 17, 2015

Getting Comfortable with Uncertainty

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search If there’s one thing investors have learned from our recent economic problems, it’s the benefits of diversification. Even though everybody’s taking a bath these days, those investors whose money was spread among various types of investments probably took fewer losses than those whose…
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January 5, 2015

Networking Long Distance

By: Taunee Besson While the Internet is a great place to get general data about communities and companies, people are the best way to find out where the jobs are. Fortunately, many professionals, especially those who have moved from city to city, tend to be sympathetic to your need for…
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December 4, 2014

4 Ways to Prevent the “Shoulds” From Blocking Your Career

By: Dana Manciagli One of the most astonishing things I have learned from my job-seeking clients is how the word “should” blocks them from growing their careers. Have you ever said anything like this? •  I SHOULD just stay in my current job even though I’m unhappy. The job market is just…
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October 20, 2014

Answers to Career Questions, Part 1

Moving up in one's career almost necessarily means taking a risk here and there.  Today's post is by Taunee Besson, career transitions expert and President and Principal Consultant at Dallas-based Career Dimensions, who is here to answer common questions from clients facing major career choices. — Maurice Gilbert Finding new challenges, interview…
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