“The cover letter provides a forum to demonstrate professional skills that place the candidate within the context of the employer,” Langerud noted. This is from an article by Kerri Hatt in advance for physical therapy and rehab medicine magazine.
A supplement included in this week’s edition of TIME magazine, “Putting America Back to Work,” includes comments from me. The section, sponsored by the National Urban League, offers a look at the organization’s “Eight Point Plan to Educate, Employ, and Empower.”How do you reframe your life, your career, your professional skills in a way that’s credible?
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Dawn Klingensmith reached out to me for a piece on mid career burnout.
“Start with your perfect scenario, focusing on the skills you wish to use, the issues you wish to deal with, the people you wish to engage and the environment that gives you energy. Then determine the gap between your perfect scenario and what you currently do. Do you need more training or experience?”
Examiner.com’s Kathryn Marion shared my reasons anyone’s career can benefit from volunteering.
“Developing relationships with decision makers on their boards who may become mentors or employers.”
I was quoted by Sally Kane in the Association of Legal Administrators January/February newsletter.
“Boomers, who are at the forefront of firm leadership value in-person, look me in the eye communication [and] Gen Xers want direct communication that is a little faster such as email and telephone.”