As a career coach I find that, often times, the greatest obstacle to a successful job search isn’t a client’s willingness to put in the effort, explain potential employment gaps, or unrealistic salary expectations, but their mindset. The role of mindset in our life is greatly underrated in … [Read more...] about Go Take A Hike! And 5 Other Unlikely, Yet Powerful, Job Search Strategies
By: Ellen Mika Zelasko, Guest Blogger and Owner of Hello Buffalo March is Women’s History Month, and on social media, you may have noticed that I’ve been highlighting Buffalo women who’ve made history, all month long. For my blog posts though, I’ve highlighted women in Buffalo who are … [Read more...] about Find Yourself in Need of a Job? Talk to Cathy Lanzalaco
The career path of an executive is often a nonlinear journey to its apex. From entry level positions right out of college to mid-management roles, ex-pat assignments, and years of focusing on building skills for the C-suite, once you’ve achieved and mastered the that goal, what comes next? Often … [Read more...] about Is a Board of Directors Seat Your Next Executive Career Move?
While it is not often that clients are not truthful with me about elements of their work experience, it does happen. Being able to shift a negative story to focus on the good within it is important to demonstrate personal and professional growth, but deliberate misrepresentation of the truth is … [Read more...] about Honesty is the Best Policy in Life and on Your Résumé