Tech Vacation

Tech Vacation

Summer is synonymous with vacation. It’s warm, the kids don’t have school and you need a break. Maybe with a frosty adult beverage in your hand and a hammock. But how many of us truly break away? Remember in the old days, we didn’t have a phone with infinite...
Stress vs burnout

Stress vs burnout

It happens every year about this time – I start hearing about burnout from others. It’s almost like we haven’t had enough holidays or taken enough time off to refresh and reset. But something I’ve noticed lately is we tend to confuse stress with burnout. They are two...
Is your personal brand really ‘you’?

Is your personal brand really ‘you’?

Personally and professionally, you have a brand – whether you know it or whether you like it or not! Creating a personal brand for yourself is important whether you’re hoping to become a social influencer or you simply want to make a good impression on your bosses and...
The value of a mini vacation

The value of a mini vacation

It’s almost time for Spring Break. Remember those good old days of vacation, when you got a week off from school to relax, sleep in and catch up on your favorite TV shows? Wouldn’t it be lucky if every company gave employees a Spring Break? OK, that’s probably not...
COVID and kindness

COVID and kindness

As the pandemic stretches on, it’s harder and harder to be kind to each other and ourselves. Maybe your patience is stretched thin. You’re bored. You’re sick of take-out or cooking. Maybe you cannot bear to reset your Wi-Fi one more time! COVID can take a lot away...
Why you are not getting hired

Why you are not getting hired

It’s so discouraging, isn’t it? You think the interview or performance review goes great, and then you get passed over for the job yet again. Are you starting to wonder why you aren’t getting hired? My friend Jennifer works in the Human Resources Department for a...