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The passive job seeker’s guide

Making it easier to look while you’re working Once again the labor department released record low unemployment numbers for Colorado – still sitting at 2.4%.  What that means is that most job seekers are looking for a new position while already working 40+ hours a week.  The task seems rather daunting!  Some of you might

Hiring at 2.5% Unemployment

Increasing your odds for success in a tight candidate market I’m certain that if you are a small and growing company in Colorado you have experienced a wild and crazy ride with the candidates you’re trying to hire.  Just to ground us in reality, the U.S. Department of Labor considers 5% unemployment to be full

Job Search Management

Tips for juggling your next move while you’re working All of us in Colorado are enjoying a very lucrative job market – we are the #2 state in the nation for jobs.  The good news is that if you are looking to make a move you have choices, the bad news is that it’s harder

Your reputation precedes you

Ignoring it won’t make it go away I was working with a client a few weeks ago who was struggling to find, attract and hire the people she needed to help her company grow to the next level.  She had historically hired junior level talent and paid them reasonably for their skills, but was surprised

You’re Fired!

How to move past this and move forward with your career We’d like to think that bad things only happen to bad people but that’s simply not the case.  Getting fired is likely not going to make for a stellar day, but it happens.  Companies change direction, new managers are hired, skill set requirements change,

Diversity in your workplace

Be deliberate about making it so Unless you’ve been in a cave lately you have noticed the media making noise about diversity in the workplace. Some high profile companies have landed in hot water over a reported lack of diversity and even harassment. I truly don’t believe that most startup companies intend to lack diversity

Love your job?

Tips for becoming indispensable Well, you’ve done it!  You have FINALLY landed in your dream job.  You know the one – you can’t wait to get to work in the morning and Sunday evening means you begin to look FORWARD to Monday morning.  Congratulations!  Now, the search is over, but the work is just beginning.

Leading Forward

Are you looking thru the windshield or the rear-view mirror? The end of the year is that horrid time when you are crunching numbers for the new budget, trying to figure out how you are going get everything accomplished with limited funds, and also working out some weird calculation for “rewarding” your employees for their

Career in Review

Reflection and planning for the new year Thankfully, the election is behind us so now we can all get back to our lives.  The end of the year – in between your holiday preparations, festivities, travel and celebrations – is a great time to do some reflecting and planning for you and your career. Something