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    3 Ways New Grads Can Increase Job Search Luck

    It’s not news that Generation Y is raked over the coals from time to time. They have been labeled as self-centered, lazy and attention-deficit-disordered. In some cases, they have been bashed for having parents who dote on them so much that they have an inflated sense of self and entitlement.

    The truth is, most of …

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    Posted in gen-y, Job Search, Personal Branding, Positioning

    Your Brand Is Being Built For You

    I think it’s time for a reality check: If you’re on the internet today, you are building your brand. Whether you like it or not, you are building your brand. It is time to think about and take control of your most valuable asset, you.

    Do you use Facebook? You are building your brand. What …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, gen-y, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    New Generation’s Bap Rap In Workplace Is Undeserved

    There is a lot of scuttlebutt about managing multi-generations in the workforce today.

    Yet, I wonder if it’s any different, or more challenging than previous eras. I mean, hiring and managing the flower children of the 60s that transitioned into the workplace in the early 70s couldn’t have been a picnic for traditional business owners, …

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    Posted in Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, gen-y, Personal Branding

    Why the Answer ISN’T Finding Your “Dream Job”

    Recently I came across a blog entry, that really got me worked up.

    Basically the author complained about being 24 and not yet getting her “dream job.” While I appreciated how the advice that followed was well intentioned and somewhat informative, what really got me upset was the general attitude and premise of the discussion.…

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, Personal Branding

    How Success Takes a Village

    I recently completed a pilot for a new initiative at work. It was the culmination of months and months of planning, maneuvering, stakeholdering and hard work. There were a number of touch obstacles to overcome and endless coordination between a number of parties. To see the press release hit the wire and to hear positive …

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    Posted in gen-y, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Why The Generation Gap is Great for Your Career

    We have entered an exciting time in the evolution of the workplace. With the Millennial generation (those born approximately 1982-1995, a.k.a. Generation Y) entering the workforce in large numbers and the delay in retirement for many Baby Boomers, today’s office space is often being shared by different generations.

    There has been a lot of discussion …

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, guest post, Personal Branding

    5 Reasons Gen Y’ers Are Leaders in Branding

    When it comes to personal branding, Gen Y’ers have a few tricks up their sleeves. With their knowledge of effectively using a variety of social media platforms, Gen Y knows what it takes to build a strong personal brand.

    Personal branding is an essential tool for job seekers — and Gen Y’ers understand how to …

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, Personal Branding

    How to Be a Successful Manager-Removing Obstacles

    If we asked experts what the first job of an effective leader is, the conflicting answers would be plentiful: Some would say it’s to set a vision and goals. To others it would be to motivate the group being led. A few would even venture to single out something more clever like surrounding oneself with …

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, management, Personal Branding

    The One Thing That Can Make You Successful

    153. That’s the number of work emails I received yesterday. And that doesn’t even account for the 45 emails that I had to write and send (nor does it factor in my personal email accounts). Pair that with 5 hours of conference calls and an end-of-day deadline and you have a pretty packed day. Then …

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    Posted in gen-y, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Are You Scared of Your Boss?

    Maybe it’s Hollywood, or stories from friends, mentors and parents, but it seems that a majority of us get nervous (or at least a little edgy) when we are “called into the boss’ office?”

    It’s not a new thing either, but one that has probably gone back for generations when subjects were called in front …

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    Posted in Career Development, gen-y, Personal Branding
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