Is There Such a Thing as an Overqualified Worker?

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You’ve probably heard it yourself or from someone else: “you’re overqualified for the job.” For this reason, people who have put time, money, and effort into becoming top professionals in their industries are turned down from jobs. The qualities they believed would help them advance in their fields are the exact ones keeping them from getting the job. But what exactly does it imply

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S.A.V.O.R. The Time

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It is that time of year set aside to give thanks; as for me, it is a reminder to ALWAYS be thankful. This year I dug even deeper into my heart. Last week I attended a conference, and the keynote speaker, repeated a quote by Scott O’Neil. She quoted, “Be Where Your Feet Are,” and then asked the audience what we thought that meant and what we thought about the quote. My co-attendees responded and expounded on their thoughts but, I kept my thoughts internal and marinated on that quote for the next five days.

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Addressing Career Gaps in Interviews

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During interviews discussing a career gap can feel like the elephant in the room for job candidates and sometimes even causes nervousness or anxiety. This person could have been a stay-at-home parent looking to work again, maybe taken a sabbatical for a career change, fired, laid off, and the list of situations goes on. The object is not to let the interviewer focus on why you have the gap but what you did during that time that prepared you for that role.

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Sacrifice isn’t Easy – Celebrating our Veterans

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As we celebrate Veteran’s Day November 11, hopefully, we think about how much they sacrificed to give us the freedom and rights that we cherish as American citizens. I think about their great sacrifice because I am the son and grandson of a veteran, nephew of a veteran, and father of a soldier.

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