Category «Strategic Career Management»

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers. By Lolly Daskal If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But …

Power Of The Pack: Women Who Support Women Are More Successful

Power Of The Pack: Women Who Support Women Are More Successful Shelley Zalis | ForbesWomen I always say a woman alone has power; collectively we have impact. Traditionally we have been taught to be competitive with one another, because there was such a scarcity of jobs at the top. It’s so clear that strategy doesn’t …

Clarity, Credibility, and Congruency

Nicki Sanders Leadership Consulting: Clarity, Credibility, and Congruency “You are a brand and your career is your business.” Strategic Career Management is the lifelong process of investing resources into your career to maintain or increase your value in the workplace, undertake work that is personally satisfying, strive for work/life balance, and achieve financial security. Clarity …

5 Things I Learned About Career Advancement from Sesame Street

I was a Sesame Street Kid who grew up to be a Sesame Street parent and adult. I absolutely love the television and the impact it has made on our society. In addition to numbers, letters, and colors, there are 5 important lessons I learned about Career Advancement from watching Sesame Street. Do What You …

5 Tips to Make Telework Work for You and Your Team

Over the past 20 years, I’ve either been an employee working offsite or creating my own work schedule or supervising staff who work offsite or across various sites. I have also supervised various consultants who did not work from our home/main office. Remote work, video and telephone conferences and creative supervision were a regular part …

If You Stay Ready, You Don’t Have to Get Ready!

Cupcakes and Conversations with Nicki Sanders Recap – March 2020 Episode “If You Stay Ready, You Don’t Have to Get Ready?“ In order to get ready, evaluate the following to determine threats to becoming job or career ready:  Health and Wellness National Disasters Recession or Depression Lay-Offs or Terminations Other Threats to Your Career Be …

Don’t Let COVID-19 Cancel Your Corporate Social Responsibility Programs

Corporate social responsibility is the act of incorporating environmental and social concerns into a company’s business model. Corporate social responsibility programs are based on the idea that businesses can make the world a better place or at least not bring more harm to it. Corporate social responsibility seeks to alleviate environmental and social concerns such …

A Resource for Building Organizational Capacity in Challenging Times

My name is Nicki Sanders. I am your community member and cheerleader with 20 years of diverse experience in the nonprofit world and over a decade of nonprofit management experience. I have worked in residential, community, and school-based programs. I have a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Organization …

Ready to March Your Career Forward in March 2020?

The result of uncertainty is often stagnation. Many of us don’t realize that having too many options can be just as stressful as having too few options. Don’t stay in the overwhelm. Get out of your head and get in formation! Get in the game! Throw your hat in the ring! Get to the starting …

March Forward with a Career Journey Map

March is the end of the 1st quarter of the new year and new decade! Are you ready to march forward in March? Career clarity is a key to career success. It’s time to get honest about where you are professionally,  where you want to be, and how long it will take you to get …