What Is Your Personal Value Proposition (PVP) Equation?

Know Yourself, Grow Your Career Are you ready to create a self-guided vision for your career? Would you like help doing that? Do you want to discover your own personal value proposition (PVP) equation and how it can help give you clarity and increase your professional worth? WHAT IS A PVP EQUATION? A personal value proposition […]

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Master the Interview: University of Chicago Webinar

I was honored to speak to University of Chicago alumni last month about highlights from my recent book, Master the Interview: A Guide for Working Professionals.

If you are currently in the job search, looking opportunistically or willing to move for the right role, you will save yourself hours in your interview preparation – mitigating stress and uncertainty in the process and increasing your chance of a job offer – through the discussions in this webinar.

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Six Key Value-Proposition Questions to Understand Your Personal ROI

Have you ever defined your highest “value proposition” – both to your current company and in general? It is not always a simple thing to do. Another way to think about value propositions is to borrow a concept from the investing world. What is your personal ROI? What return on an employer’s investment do you bring? […]

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Successful Career Transition, Stage 2: Vet Your Options

Kristina has always secretly dreamed of owning a vineyard in France. She has other dreams, too. But this one just won’t go away. How can Kristina, from her windowless desk at a bank in New York City, figure out how to bring more of her dream life into her actual life? Exploration is the first stage of a successful career transition, […]

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Successful Career Transition, Stage 1: Start With a Creative Mindset

Marilyn hates her job. She has many ideas about where her next move and needs help sorting them out. Rob is stuck in a rut but he can hardly imagine doing anything else. Marilyn and Rob are in Stage 1 of the Career Transition Process and need to put some structure around their exploratory work.

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Nine LinkedIn Strategies: Which One Matches Your Goals?

LinkedIn® is a lightening rod, charging up diverse opinions about the best way to approach it. At one end of the spectrum, you hear that being on LinkedIn is a waste of time or, worse yet, only for those who wish to commoditize themselves. For many others, LinkedIn is the best thing to happen to online networking, a free space to invite the world to hire you, connect with you, buy from you, etc.

I suggest you start with the end in mind: what do you want LinkedIn to do for you? Once you know your target, you can devise the best strategy to get there.

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