COVID-19: The unreported torment of lockdown for young jobseekers

This is the story of two early-career jobseekers who are determined to move forward during COVID-19. I have recently interviewed two early-career jobseekers in New York City. With the severe restrictions caused by the pandemic, I wanted to hear how they were doing and better understand the impact of COVID-19….continue

Afraid social media will hurt your career?

It’s not generational! If you are concerned that your social media activity may hurt your career, consider listening to this short VLOG. Do you think it’s generational? Not so fast. This VLOG may help you decide. Also consider these links: Neil Patrick Career survival in the age of surveillance capitalism…continue

Insights into the Food Industry with David Shapiro

An interview with David Shapiro Over the last few years, I’ve worked with several clients in the food industry. The lineup of roles includes line cook, sous chef, executive chef, front-of-the-house coordinator, house manager, floor manager, and club manager. David Shapiro has been in the food industry since 2009. He…continue

Millennials and the Gig Economy
     …Is this really what GenY wants?

The Millennial generation is now in their early careers and they are becoming a major part of the U.S. workforce. Many companies, managers, and hiring professionals are doing their best to understand how to attract this early-career demographic to their businesses and organizations. NOTE: The terms “Millennial” and “GenY” will…continue

Giving Thanks…gratitude from my heart

It’s Thanksgiving week. I hope I give thanks each day, however, I particularly enjoy the week of Thanksgiving and the focus on thinking through the year and counting my blessings. Clients! From a professional perspective, I am always grateful for my clients. The jobsearch is a treacherous undertaking. With rare…continue

The top concern of jobseekers: Will my next workplace be toxic?
…here’s how to find out.

With the changes in the job market over the last ten years and the entrance of Gen Y into the employment scene, I am working with people from every conceivable background, industry, role, and from every age group. The youngest person I’ve worked with was in the 8th grade. His…continue