Career Transition

Today’s Changes: Some of the Same, Additional and Different

  CHANGE is something that is actually constant, though different. In the 1980’s and 1990’s change in business was typically downsizings or closings, involving the reduction of a workforce, though these could also include acquisitions or mergers. Whatever the overall transition, it affected dozens, if not hundreds or thousands of employees, not to mention customers …

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IS YOUR IMAGE THAT OF A PROFESSIONAL

The work attire today has a wide range of images.  Some may consider the formal professional attire may be less liked, but the image it portrays clearly shouts “Success”. Many in business far prefer a less formal dress code, with no tie, no suit, and a jacket being used or not.  More offices are going …

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WHY DO SOME NEW BUSINESSES SUCCEED, WHILE OTHERS FAIL?

Could a business succeed because some owners are smarter than others? It may seem that way, but there is much more to this. As an employee or a customer, you can walk into a business and think, “why does the owner do this or that? Why not another way, which you may think would be …

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How to Decide if Self-Employment is for You

How many businesses fail within the first year in the U.S.? The SBA says 30% of small businesses fail within the first two years in the U.S., 50% fail within the first 5 years, and 66% fail by their 6th year. With thorough planning, research, financing, appropriate professional support, and flexibility, a business can survive …

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Resource For Transitioning Executives

When a professional finds him/herself in a career transition, some of their employers may provide professional transition assistance, while others do not. However, whether the executive receives professional career transition support or not, each will still find that he/she needs regular interchanges with other business persons, where they can discuss their experiences, concerns, and good resources. Most businessmen and …

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NOTICE: Distinguishing What is “Outplacement”

When businesses need to downsize or release employees, some businesses are sensitive to the stress and hardship this causes, and so they hire an “outplacement firm” to assist those employees affected and facing job searches.  Though unemployment is low, the competition for positions are often extremely stressful and intense.  In addition, those employers who are …

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How Can Our Outplacement Firm Assist with a Business Transition

How Can Our Outplacement Firm Benefit All Affected By ROBYN CRIGGER, CEO   After being in the industry of Outplacement and other various Human Resources-Related Transitions for over 24 years, I can tell you that we have yet to “see it all”, as new circumstances keep happening.  However, I do believe our company’s approach to …

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