8 Job Hunting Mistakes Made by Recent College Grads (Part 2)

Wait, what were we talking about? Oh, yeah, job hunting mistakes. We started this conversation with the first four in part one. Notice I’m skirting around the typical—bad grammar in your cover letter or not sending a thank you note—that stuff is table stakes. Read on for my final four. 1: Failing to coach professional … Continue reading 8 Job Hunting Mistakes Made by Recent College Grads (Part 2)

8 Job Hunting Mistakes Made by Recent College Grads (Part 1)

Who doesn’t remember their post-college-graduation job search? It’s a milestone and a time filled with anxiety. It’s the time when you most need professional advice, and the time when you are the least likely to ask for help. It was 33 years ago for me and I’m on my fourth career—in HR, IT, communications and … Continue reading 8 Job Hunting Mistakes Made by Recent College Grads (Part 1)

Musings on 31 Years of Marriage and How Marriage Affected My Career

I’ve been married 31 years so buckle up for a long post and lots of musings on marriage. Or, for the part about how marriage affected my career, scroll down to the heading called “I didn’t plan to work after we had kids.” Three months after my 19th birthday and two weeks after my freshman … Continue reading Musings on 31 Years of Marriage and How Marriage Affected My Career

I’m hosting a webinar about working with external partners.

Later this month, I'll be hosting an mStoner webinar called, "Who's Zoomin' Who? Making it work with external partners." The webinar is free but registration is required. More details follow: Date:  Wednesday, August 14, 2013 Time:  2:00PM Eastern Summary: What’s the secret for getting the most from an external partner? How do you know when … Continue reading I’m hosting a webinar about working with external partners.

Today’s a day for “mushiness” on all my social platforms.

Unless you are a Facebook friend, you might not get the reference in my title. I posted something mushy about the amazing man I married there. Here, I turn to website launches as the next victim for my emotion today. This morning, The American University of Paris relaunched their website. I led the mStoner team … Continue reading Today’s a day for “mushiness” on all my social platforms.

In the category of not as easy as it looks: Being Boss.

Spoiler Alert: I'm not mincing words on this one. Steel yourself for stronger bolder language than usual from me and enjoy the post. Today is National Boss's Day. Despite its Hallmark holiday status since 1979, I wouldn't say that National Boss's Day is part of popular culture. Instead, complaining about a boss, movies about hating your boss, … Continue reading In the category of not as easy as it looks: Being Boss.

It’s a match! We both believe in exceptional customer service.

Customer service has always been a priority for me. Maybe the many days of customer orientation training I attended as a 16-year-old summer employee at Busch Gardens left a forever impression on me. Years later, I realize that customer service has been a core value for me in all of the units or departments I … Continue reading It’s a match! We both believe in exceptional customer service.