Tag «Strategic Career Management»

Black Lives Matter: Get Into Your Position!

Black Lives Matter all day, every day! I am a Black woman. Unapologetically Black.  I rarely describe myself as African American or a woman or color and never as a brown woman (actually I’m confused by the Black women who call themselves Brown, but that is neither here nor there). I’ve learned how to be …

Are You Ready to Transform Your Career?

Despite the civil unrest in the country, or possibly because of it, professionals still need to design, build, and nurture their careers.  How are you doing? The more things change, the more they stay the same. We are not in unchartered territory. The events over the last 7 days in 2020 are eerily familiar.  Without …

5 Reasons to Leave Your Current Job

Do you see yourself in your current position in 5 years? What factors did you consider in making this determination? One of the reasons that my clients contact me is because they are unsure whether they want to stay in their current position or begin a job search. Some know that they have outgrown their …

Take The LEAD to Accelerate Your Career

Titles are official representations of control, duties and responsibilities. Titles give positional authority. Leadership, on the other hand, is representative of power and influence. Leadership is about what you say, what you do, how you engage, and how you support others. Leaders can be found making things happen at every level in a company from …

Nicki Sanders: From Director of Programs to Leadership Consultant

Are leaders born or made? Are you a leader if you don’t have followers? I’ve studied leadership and management for over a decade – through formal education, continuing education/professional development, and through independent research sparked by my own curiosity. I’ve studied John Maxwell, Stephen Covey, and other leadership experts to improve my own leadership skills. …

Nicki Sanders: From Internship Supervisor to College Professor

Words have power…choose and use them wisely. Manifestation is real…use it intentionally. God’s favor isn’t fair…accept it graciously. I have always been a teacher. It probably started during my years as a student at Trinity College that I would randomly but frequently say “I’m going to teach a college course one day”. Now, we all …

Nicki Sanders: From Hiring Manager to Career Strategist

‘Bad bosses stifle your learning. Good bosses develop your skills. Great bosses develop your career. Bad bosses tell you what to do. Good bosses ask how you’re doing. Great bosses ask how you want to make a difference.’  -Adam Grant According to Adam Grant, I am a great boss, LOL. In addition to being a …

Make a Results-Based Resume a Part of your Career Acceleration Plan

There was a time when you could walk into a company without an appointment and be hired after speaking directly with a hiring manager. There was a time when mailing or faxing a resume and cover letter was the norm. There was a time when your job competition may not be in a country on …

Grant Grace, Share Resources, and Advance Your Career

There are many individuals and companies that are experiencing increase during this global health pandemic. There are others who are also maintaining the same level of profit. Not everyone is impacted in a negative way by this pandemic.  There was a time when I was so exhausted that while driving I would pray for a …

Yes, You Can Uplevel Your Career During a Pandemic

Very few of us are untouched in some way by the Coronavirus pandemic. What are your greatest questions, concerns, or fears related to advancing your career during this time? If you’re wondering if you really can pivot or progress professionally during this time, the answer is YES.  -YES, you can Get Hired during this coronavirus …