Do You Have the Basics in Place?

Sometimes I like to talk about topics that may not seem related to your career and job transitions and all those things. That’s because I think holistically. Renaissance personalities especially deal with so many different things that putting these in a larger perspective comes naturally to us, don’t you agree? I want to talk about […]

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Is Organizing Your Many Passions Getting In the Way of Enjoying Them?

Ok, I can hear your hysterical laugh… I know; this might as well be a rhetorical question as I’ve yet to speak to a renaissance person who doesn’t find organization challenging. Or most people, come to think of it. When you have so many different interests pulling at you, it’s almost impossible not to have […]

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Uncover the Common Thread in Your Renaissance Life. (So you feel less "random" and others "get" you as well.)

Meet Maria Ross! Maria (no, not the same Maria from last week!) is a brand and marketing consultant with her own business (www.red-slice.com). But of course that’s not all. She is also an author and an actor. And an animal advocate. Maria is a fellow renaissance woman whom I met last year when I hired […]

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Changing Careers? Zigzag Your Way Into New Territory! The Real Story of a Career Changer and Renaissance Woman

Career changers and renaissance folks alike always ask me: “How do I change paths without having to begin at the bottom all over again?” Annoyingly, as with most things careers related; it depends. Clearly, if you want to become a doctor, you’ll have to go to med school and start from scratch. A lawyer: back […]

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Networking for Career Changers and “Renaissance Personalities”

Here is part 2 in my networking series; a guest blog by my friend and self-proclaimed “reluctant networker” Katherine Moody. Katherine is the founder of www.HRjobsearchsecrets.com and has a true renaissance career. She pulled this off with networking strategies she developed herself that are truly doable. In this article, she is sharing her tips that […]

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Beyond Your Twenties And Still Not Sure “What To Be When You Grow Up?”

Do you have so many different interests and passions that the concept of settling into one career always felt awful to you? If so, do you recognize yourself in these descriptions? You are… … Afraid that you’ll either have to settle into a career and stick with it for life (boring!) or pursue your many, […]

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Optimizing LinkedIn So Hiring Folks Will Find You

Last week, Brian Tietje, Sales Manager for LinkedIn, delivered a presentation on LinkedIn to members of the Human Resources Association of New York networking group. My friendly colleague Barbara Safani from Career Solvers (www.CareerSolvers.com) was there and kindly shares her 10 take-aways with us: 1. Create a keyword driven summary. Forget about the summaries that […]

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