The Future of Work...transitions that transform:

Dr. Marcia LaReau, PhD is a career strategist, job search expert, workforce consultant, executive coach, author and speaker. She has unrivaled knowledge of current technologies that integrate hiring entities with top talent– employers and jobseekers.

She is the founder of Forward Motion, LLC, and makes it her business to thoroughly understand new hiring technologies and their application to both jobseekers and employers.

The Gold Standard Career Guide is published every six weeks. The Guide monitors global news and equips employees and jobseekers with practical actions to secure their employment and protect their income.

Marcia is the author of the book,  Careermageddon: Cracking the 21st Century Career Code. Her blog contains a wealth of valuable insight for people of all stages of their career and in every sector.

Attention Boomers: Are Jobs Coming?

Attention Boomers: Are Jobs Coming? You WILL get a job…If Boomer Jobseekers are struggling mightily with the perception that they are obsolete and their career is over, done, finis. It’s a myth, a lie, a sham. It is a shame that so many boomer-jobseekers believe this cruel deception. Living the lie. This economic disaster has devastated workers over 50 perhaps more than any other age group. Especially for those who...

Applicant Tracking System (ATS): Knock-out questions, Part 1

We know that the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is the first line of filters used by businesses to screen applicants. These systems have evolved into sophisticated tools used by hiring entities. Their development has escalated and there is now an entire market of choices. Consequently, price ranges to accommodate a host of features has made these tools available to companies, regardless of size. Again, ATS systems are remarkably affordable and...

Millennial Career Realities: Barriers to success

Millennials have been some of the most interesting and enjoyable clients that I’ve supported over the past 11 years since Forward Motion opened its practice. These young people have experienced and managed more change, more information, and more disappointment in the first two years after graduation, than I had to deal with in the first 10 years of my career. Several of them are on my "Personal Heroes" list. Many...