Breaking through the Double Standard on the Way to the Top

Posted Posted in Coaching

Since 1972, women’s share of professional jobs has increased 49% and their share of “managerial” jobs grew to 46%. Despite the movement of many women into managerial and professional jobs, they are still concentrated in administrative support, service and retail/personal service sales jobs. While women have made significant inroads in the workplace, they are still […]

The Better You Know Your Strengths, the More Successful You’ll Be

Posted Posted in CliftonStrengths

There’s a lot of talk these days about knowing your own strengths, but what does that really mean? And what exactly are strengths? Gallup, Inc., the performance-management consulting company, defines strengths as a combination of skills and knowledge developed through practice and multiplied by talent (the natural way a person thinks and acts). Gallup organizes […]

Millennials Are Getting a Bad Rap, Here’s Why

Posted Posted in Coaching, Job Search

I often hear older people (baby boomers and Gen X) complaining about millennials (AKA Gen Y). “They don’t like to work.” “They’re entitled.” “They expect recognition before they’ve done anything.” While these are common thoughts, the comments show a lack of understanding and appreciation for the younger members of the work force. I’ve been working […]