'85 Broads' tagged blog posts in SixFigureStart Career Coaching by Fortune 500 Recruiters

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Great things are only possible with outrageous requests - Thea Alexander

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
April 16 2014


We all can’t run away to Fiji, but we can enjoy more of what we do.

Are you spending more time on what you think you should be doing, rather than what you want?

Can you delegate more or aim for good enough instead of perfect, and turn your attention to the activities that bring you joy?

Do you keep a running list of things you enjoy...

 
 
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To Improve, Advance and Secure Your Career, Focus on Youtility

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
April 6 2014


This post originally appears in my Work In Progress blog for Forbes.com:

No, the title is not a typo. It’s a reference to Jay Baer’s 2013 business marketing book, Youtility: Why Smart Marketing Is About Help Not Hype. Baer encourages businesses to focus on helping the customer with useful content, rather than selling the customer with overhyped marketing content. This Youtility concept is relevant to employees, as well. In today’s market,...

 
 
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One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar -- Helen Keller

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
March 29 2014


After a particularly cold winter, I am even more excited for spring, already my favorite season. I just want to get outside more, enjoy the longer, brighter days, and escape the constriction of coats, hats and gloves. Spring is a time I feel like I’m physically soaring. There is a release after creeping along all winter -- even when I’m just standing still, on a nice spring day, my body feels...

 
 
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Stretched Too Thin? 5 Strategies For Coping With Too Much Work

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
March 20 2014


This post originally appears in my Work In Progress blog for Forbes.com:

Having too much work has become the new normal. With the economy still volatile and employment opportunities still tight, the perfect environment exists for overwork. Employers keen on doing more with less keep resources lean and don’t give managers the budget to do otherwise. Employees nervous about dwindling options take on the extra responsibilities and don’t push back....

 
 
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How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives – Annie Dillard

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
March 16 2014


I’ve been thinking about this a lot because I’ve been particularly harried these days. I said Yes to too many things, and these are high-stakes commitments that must get fulfilled. So it’s crunch time, get-fewer-hours-sleep time. Is this how I want to spend my days? (Rhetorical question, of course, as the answer is No. I need to figure out a better way to get to my goals without losing myself in...

 
 
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Get A Fresh Start On Your Networking: 3 Things To Do Differently THIS Year

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
March 8 2014


Just like job search overall networking habits are a popular choice for New Year changes. If you want networking to work for you in terms of career advancement, job opportunities or other professional goal, then you need to manage your network with these goals in mind. Do you feel uncomfortable actually setting goals for your networking? Get over it. If you practiced these 3 limiting beliefs and behaviors last year,...

 
 
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How To Negotiate Salary – Fox Business

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
February 9 2014


I return to Fox Business Career Accelerator to share salary negotiation tips. Remember value over cost. Your compensation is not about cost to the company, but about the value you bring!

View the segment at http://www.sixfigurestart.com/salary-tip/how-to-negotiate-salary-fox-business/

Caroline Ceniza-Levine, career and business expert, author, speaker and co-founder of SixFigureStart®, specializes in extreme career change – from one career to a new one; from employee to entrepreneur; from manager to leader. She’s also a...

 
 
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Career Coaching Questions Answered On LinkedIn, Networking, and Research - Radio Show

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
February 3 2014


In this episode of the SixFigureStart Career Coaching Radio Show, I answered questions on cold calling via LinkedIn, connecting to senior people on LinkedIn, networking without asking for a job, networking if you're shy, and finding the decision-makers outside your current industry: http://www.sixfigurestart.com/blog-talk-radio-show/career-coaching-questions-answered-on-linkedin-networking-and-research/

How do you connect with someone on LinkedIn without any introduction? Most of the times people ignore my request for connections.

I sometimes receive LinkedIn invitations from people at very...

 
 
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How To Get A Job After Leaving The Workforce: 90-Second Video Blog

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
January 22 2014


The key is to use your most recent skills to promote yourself. In this 90-second video blog, I share job search tips for returning to the workforce after a long employment gap:

http://www.sixfigurestart.com/marketing-yourself/how-to-get-a-job-after-leaving-the-workforce-video-blog/

 

Caroline Ceniza-Levine, career and business expert, author, speaker and co-founder of SixFigureStart®, specializes in extreme career change – from one career to a new one; from employee to entrepreneur; from manager to leader. She’s also a stand-up comic,...