News and events – Page 8 – Career Coach MJV
October 13, 2016

Words that Negate Your Value

Words that Negate Your Value The new year is an excellent time to revisit the language we use to promote ourselves at work, during interviews and […]
October 10, 2016

Non-Monetary Benefits of Negotiating

Non-Monetary Benefits Of Negotiating Many people fail to appreciate the non-monetary benefits of negotiating. In addition to the obvious increase in current and future income, (the […]
October 10, 2016

Don’t Forget List

Last week as I was wrapping up a three-month coaching project with a client, he asked me to send him a “don’t forget” list. Although I […]
October 6, 2016

Aptitude Testing: is it for you

 Ever wondered what you are really good at? I have. One way to discover your strengths and turn them into a satisfying career is through aptitude […]
September 8, 2016

The Curiosity Advantage

Many of us struggle with networking; the very thought of initiating a conversation with someone new conjures up old insecurities and a deep abiding fear.  Rather […]
September 8, 2016

Smart Career Investments

Regardless of whether you are building a career or a business, investing in yourself pays huge dividends.   I regularly encounter professionals who are reluctant to […]
September 8, 2016

Negotiating Salary Now Adds Up Later

According to a study of graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University men are eight times more likely to negotiate compensation than women. Failing to negotiate as […]
September 8, 2016

LinkedIn is the new Rolodex

Today, the quality and breadth of your professional connections impact your viability as a job candidate. It is no longer enough to be found on LinkedIn. […]
September 8, 2016

It’s Not About How Smart You Are . . .

It is how you are smart that really matters, at least according to Howard Gardner, professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard School of Education. […]
September 8, 2016

Interview Tips For New Graduates ( And Everyone Else)

Be camera-ready! Video interviews are increasingly common and you need to be your best regardless of where the interview takes place. Download Skype or other video […]
September 8, 2016

Has Your Career Gone to the Dogs?

Here are five signs that it is time to retake control of your career: You are paid below market rate; Someone else gets the great assignments; […]
September 8, 2016

Face to Face with the Next Step

There is a cartoon that I have carried around for years. In it a furry creature is standing on the second of three steps.  Because he […]