Book Review: What Game Are You Playing?

Work is a game and in order to achieve your end goal, one must know the secret: don’t follow the rules, create your own.  “From the moment we’re born, others’ expectations shape our behaviors, choices, and definitions of success,” says Robin Moriarty Ph.D., a personal development expert, global business executive, and professor. “Conditioning is a part of Read More …

Where to Find Insider Career Information

It’s easy to find job descriptions, but they don’t tell you what people really think about their jobs and employers.  Before deciding to pursue a career or accept a position, you should hear from the people who’ve actually been there.  Several websites allow people to write honestly about their career experiences and submit employer reviews.  Read More …

New Book Helps Job-Seekers Crack the New Market

There’s no question that the world of work is changing. Secure jobs with great benefits are on the decline, while white-collar workers scramble for the good positions that remain. Cracking the New Job Market, by William Holland, offers seven rules for navigating today’s unstable market. The book offers practical advice, particularly in the area of Read More …

Book Review: Indispensable by Monday

I just finished reading Indispensable by Monday, a new book about profit producing behaviors employees can use to help their companies and themselves.  Author Larry Myler is the CEO of More or Less, Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in profit enhancement. For the book, Myler surveyed 1800 corporate leaders about what makes an employee Read More …