Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Thank You Notes… Do You Really Need to Send One After An Interview?

Is writing a thank you note even necessary after an interview? Which is the best way to communicate? When should I send the follow up? I have received many questions  regarding interview thank you’s so I wanted to offer a few tips. YES… thank you notes should still be written!  Some of my clients mention that very… Read More »

5 Things to Consider Financially Before a Job Transition

Career Options has interviewed hundreds of candidates over the years and many have gone through job transitions. This can be a scary and nerve racking time, yet also exciting. There are many things to consider and Becky Becky June Starlyn Vogt, BBA of Northwestern Mutual has some great points to consider. Please take a minute… Read More »

Networking Tips to Help You Succeed

I have been asked by quite a few people in the last year about networking and if I could provide some general suggestions to help them succeed.  Networking can cause anxiousness because people often don’t know where to start.  Others don’t feel comfortable going to events or striking up conversations with strangers.  Here are some… Read More »

How to Excel Early in your Customer Service Career

We are often asked for ideas about how to learn, grow and advance in a role.  Today’s blog is about learning more about the Customer Service field and becoming invaluable!   Here are some quick ideas to help you move forward in your career: Find a mentor who is willing to offer ideas and suggestions… Read More »

The Keys to Improving Your Administrative Skills

If you want to be successful in an administrative role, strong communication skills are essential. Without them, you won’t be able to write effectively or convey your point properly when speaking, both of which can harm your overall performance. Luckily, improving your administrative skills doesn’t have to be challenging. If you want to enhance your… Read More »

Become a More Well-Rounded Leader by Focusing on These 5 Traits

Company leaders are typically overtasked, regularly being pulled in multiple directions. Not only are they responsible for guiding their teams, they also have to keep up with their own workloads and manage their personal lives too. Balancing the challenges and complexities is often a difficult task. However, it is possible to become a more effective… Read More »

Answering the Question: Why Are You Leaving Your Current Position?

Most job seekers understand that honesty is the best policy when answering interview questions. However, when it comes to why you want to leave your current position, telling the whole truth may not be ideal if it causes you to speak negatively of your manager or employer. This means you have to answer this question… Read More »