Willette Coleman ©2017 When I composed this question, it brought to mind the perdurable career advice book, What Color is Your Parachute?, I read in the 1970s. As you search your heart for the answer to my question, consider the color green. Green for money?, you ask. Well, that and green – for Green Career. … More WHAT COLOR IS YOUR CAREER?
by Willette Coleman (c)2016 Well… since scientific studies have proven that poor posture affects our health, it follows it can affect our attitude. A poor or bad attitude can result in poor communication, translating to poor relationships with your supervisor, co-workers, and, if you own a business, your employees and clients, hence, your career. By … More CAREER SUCCESS AND YOUR POSTURE ~ Are They Linked?
by Willette Coleman What does your online life say about your character? That’s what Hiring Managers (HMs) want to know. Through Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tinder, tumblr, blogs, Youtube and other social media, even emails and credit reporting agencies, employers are snooping into your online activities and getting to know you without your knowledge; blurring the … More CAN YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT KEEP YOU UNEMPLOYED?
by Willette Coleman They’re everywhere – TV, radio, online, billboards, magazines, newspapers, social media, even in your mailbox. Their representatives have bombarded people with phone calls, driven by their homes, even recruited veterans in hospitals and wounded warriors’ centers. They promise: “We’ll give you the best education.” “We’ll put you on the right career path.” … More COMMUNITY COLLEGE or “FOR-PROFIT” COLLEGE?
by Willette Coleman You have a dream – Computer programmer, gemologist, tattoo artist (see Tattoo Schools – outstanding artists may have a Fine Arts background), musician, singer, dancer, actor/actress, educator, health professional, minister, video games audio technician, video game designer, engineer – there are many types; scientist, writer, truck driver, filmmaker, or owner of a lavender flower … More Forget Loans! GET FREE MONEY!!!
by Willette Coleman (c)2014 People talk. And Human Resource people talk to each other about workforce issues – from new labor policies and regulations, to how some people they interviewed behave. One interviewer told her peer that an applicant said “if he was hired, he’d teach me ballroom dancing at no charge, and started demonstrating.” … More SELF-DEFEATING JOB INTERVIEWS: Do You Display Annoying Behaviors? (Updated)
by Willette Coleman ©2014 “Are there any scholarships for older adults who want to go back to school?” I get that question often. You’d be happy to know you could be eligible for state, federal, corporate and private organizations’ scholarships, or free tuition, to earn an undergraduate or Associate’s Degree, or a certificate, as I … More SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ADULTS RETURNING TO SCHOOL (Updated)