Tag: Pathfinder Writing and Career Service

 Pathfinding Your Way to The Next Career Step

Pathfinding can be difficult. In fact, back in September, big picture thinker Seth Godin posted a blog about finding your way to the next path.  I saved the post, mulling it over because it has a lot of implications and relevancy for job seekers.  For many people in the workplace, pathfinding means finding a new… Read more »

Endurance: What Are You Made Of?

Endurance matters. As my husband Brad always says: “Slow and steady wins the race.” And he’s right. In this fast-paced, instant-gratification world, there’s still one unbroken rule: Being constant.  This has a direct application to achieving your goals… We cannot ever get what we want by simply hitting the “easy” button. That button doesn’t exist…. Read more »

Credit Checks… Should They Be Part Of The Applicant Background Screening Process?

Today, (February 23, 2010) the Oregon Legislature forwarded a bill to the Governor that prohibits employers from conducting credit checks on prospective employees during the due diligence phase before making a hiring decision. There’s a heated debate about this aspect of the screening process. On one hand, there are a whole lot of people out on… Read more »

Top 5 Secrets to Keeping 2010 Career Resolutions

As the ball drops in Times Square to bid farewell to 2009 and usher in 2010, many people turn to the well-intentioned and time-honored tradition of making New Year’s resolutions which, as we all know, are usually broken before they even get off the ground. So instead of silently vowing that 2010 is the year… Read more »