How to Quit Your Job Gracefully
Jeremy Greenfield writes on the FINS website of the Wall Street Journal, “You only get one chance to make a last impression.” He quotes me later in the article about how you can make a smooth transition when leaving a job.
Mar19 2012“The most important factor for employers is not why they stay, but why they are unhappy in the first place.”Lin Grensing-Pophal included my comments in a recent article in Human Resource Executive Online. Lin writes that even though many employees are unhappy, most are not looking for new jobs — which means there could be an increase of presenteeism in the workplace. HR leaders need to be proactively identifying the employees they want to retain, and create reasons for them to want to stay.
Technorati writer Shara Darden quoted me in her article on older professionals using social media.
“non-users are missing out on opportunities to connect with clients, potential customers, and markets.”
The article included insights from Bill Caskey, host of The Advanced Selling Podcast and author of Same Game New Rules, on the value of circular networks and how they differ from traditional linear networks.
Writing cover letters and resumes is never easy. advance for Medical Therapy and Rehab Medicine quoted me in this article on resume extras.
“Think of the cover letter as your audition in an effort to ensure recruiters seriously consider your résumé.”
Ritika Trikha from U.S. News and World Report contacted me for advice about writing thank you notes after interviews.
“Conflicted on whether to send a handwritten note? Sending a legible one in addition to your email adds an extremely personal touch. As Langerud says, “nothing says ‘remember me’ like a little extra effort.”