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The MOST effective job search tool and yet the least used. Tips on professional networking.

Layoff, how to recover from being laid off

company performance, not individual employee performance

Layoff, what to do if you have been laid off

In today’s post, I explain the steps to take after experiencing a layoff. I know what it is like. HRNasty was laid off on his birthday one year. After coaching employees for years through the process, I know what steps to take and avoid.

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Corporate life is a game. How one man found his dream job and didn’t sell his soul to win it.

Dream Job

Are you willing to “do”

Find your dream job

Today’s post is a success story of a candidate going from frustration to dream job. I couldn’t be happier or prouder of this guy. He worked his ass off and he deserves every bit of his success. He went from a frustrated fishing guide to Exec Director in his field of study.  

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HRNasty’s business podcasts for the corporate lifestyle

business podcasts

Commutes are a great time to listen to business podcasts

Business Podcasts

I receive requests for a list of recommended business books on a regular basis. If my parents knew that folks were coming to ME for a reading list they would be rolling over in their graves. Growing up, they were big on the classics and I was more into Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Anarchists Cookbook.

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LinkedIn Connections, how many are needed?

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn isn’t just about the numbers

LinkedIn connections question

I recently received a question on LinkedIn connections from one of our interns.  His goal is to become a wealth manager where network cultivation will be critical. I thought it was a great question and should be shared. The guy asking the question is smart,

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Career epiphany and why relationships at work make a difference

Career epiphany

Playing well with others is critical to landing new opportunity

Career epiphany

If you have a career epiphany, you want to share it and that is exactly what happened. A reader of this blog just let me know about her career epiphany (while reading this blog) and I had to share it with the group.

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Career Goals, what to say to your manager to jump start your career

Everyone has career goals. Unfortunately, just having career goals isn’t enough. There are a few critical steps that your manager needs to hear and see before we can expect a promotion, raise or transfer to another department. How to manage your manager so they are an advocate for your career goals.

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