The covid pandemic and the economic shutdown caused a lot of us to think anew about our careers. Many restaurants have had a hard time finding workers, not only because they don’t pay enough, but also because their staffs decided to change careers, for example. Since the pandemic caused hundreds, maybe thousands of businesses to… Continue reading ‘Be Honest With Yourself’ About Your Career
Covid-19 tossed all of our lives into a tornado and we’re still figuring out where we’ll land. It also shines a light on the need to be able to manage chaos and change, because, as Deborah Lee James, former Secretary of the Air Force told me on my podcast recently, “Whether we’re working in industry or government… Continue reading Best Career Tips Of 2020—The Gifts In Crisis
We all have office politics to deal with, even if you own your company or work remotely. If you work with other people, office politics are there on some level. It’s how people deal with each other. Listen to psychologist, author and coach Jennifer Wisdom explain to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson how we can all understand our work relationships and how to manage them in this enlightening and practical interview.
The only thing certain is uncertainty – in our careers, our businesses, in preparing your community for the impact of climate change, or in our personal lives. So, how do we possibly prepare? Dr. Nardia Haigh suggests using scenario planning, a methodology she described in seven steps to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson in this enlightening interview, that we can apply to any decisions, as she did in her new book, Scenario Planning for Climate Change. She helps her students at the University of Massachusetts Boston apply it to their career decisions too.
You want a promotion with more responsibility and a higher salary that also positions you well for future growth. How do you get there? Which roles should you seek? Is it best to stay where you work now or jump to someplace else? What you’re looking for is a career GPS. Here are eight tips… Continue reading 8 Tips For Designing Your Career GPS
“What can companies who have pledged to source 100% of their energy from clean energy sources do to help coal country?” Heidi Binko Coal country is an endangered species, between new technologies and the shift to a clean energy economy. So, how do you pivot entire communities and industries for a 21st century economy? Listen… Continue reading Transitioning Coal Communities – Heidi Binko, Executive Director, Just Transition Fund
What’s your career or hiring plan for 2018? Listen to remarkable — and candid — HR guru Rita Trehan on Green Connections Radio in this enlightening and entertaining interview with GCR host Joan Michelson. You’ll want to take notes on how to boost your “career currency” and hire for competitive advantage too. Rita Trehan is… Continue reading Career-HR Planning – Rita Trehan, HR Guru, Former HR head of Honeywell, AES Energy Global
Listen to Monster.com VP Susan Fallon talk with Green Connections Radio Host Joan Michelson about the thousands of job opportunities in energy and the green economy and how to find them and stand out. Here are links to websites for green jobs postings – and some include training: www.monster.com www.greenbiz.com www.sustainablebusiness.com www.cewd.org the greenjobsbank.com eco.org… Continue reading Susan Fallon of MONSTER.COM