Author: Ken Sher

Leadership Through TRUST

Simplifying the Job Search Through Trust When You’re over 40 Years-old: Success is in the STARS (Don’t forget the last “S”)

(This is part 4 of The Sher Way to “Simplifying Your Job Search through TRUST” which is an acronym for Take Inventory, Resume, Understanding Social Media, STARS, Trust the Process) When I was learning to drive a car, Jack Riley, my instructor taught me to take the following action when changing lanes, “Signal, mirror, blind…
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October 18, 2019 0

Simplifying the Job Search Through TRUST When You’re Over 40-Years Old: Understanding Social Media

(This is part 3 of The Sher Way to “Simplifying Your Job Search through TRUST” which is an acronym for Take Inventory, Resume, Understanding Social Media, STARS, Trust the Process) The biggest challenge for the over-40 job seeker is often technology, and this is most prevalent when one hasn’t had to look for a job…
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October 14, 2019 0

The Sher Way to Simplifying the Job Search Through TRUST: Resume

(This is part 2 of The Sher Way to “Simplifying Your Job Search through TRUST” which is an acronym for Take Inventory, Resume, Understanding Social Media, STARS, Trust the Process) Although the look of a resume hasn’t changed much over the years, there are differences today that makes one stand out from all the others.…
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October 8, 2019 0

The Sher Way to Simplifying the Job Search Through Trust When You’re Over 40-Years Old: Take Inventory

(This is part 1 of The Sher Way to “Simplifying Your Job Search through TRUST” which is an acronym for Take Inventory, Resume, Understanding Social Media, STARS, Trust the Process) Many of my clients still say they “don’t know what they want to be when they grow up” even when they are deep into their…
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September 24, 2019 2

The Sher Way to Simplifying the Job Search Process Through TRUST

Losing your job, especially when you are mid-late career, is one of the most difficult professional challenges a person can face. It’s a very complicated situation that not only impacts you professionally, but it impacts those closest to you as well. Yet, as complicated as the job search process is today, your success is dependent…
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September 16, 2019 0

3 Things to do NOW to Manage Your Career

You may be working now but look around you. How many friends, family members or colleagues have experienced being out of work recently? The days of staying with one company for 40-years, getting a gold watch, a pension plan and a farewell party are over. Today, it is unwise for many workers to stay with…
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September 13, 2019 4

Where Did Everyone Go?

Getting laid-off… separated, down-sized, fired…is a very painful experience. This is especially true of the mid-late career worker. The most valuable tool to help land the next position is one’s network and the best place to start is with former colleagues. Ghosting But a funny thing happens when employment status changes and it’s not funny…
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September 11, 2019 0

The Recession is Coming… Is Your Career Ready?

It’s in the news every day. Sure, there is debate about when it’s coming, but there isn’t much debate about if it’s coming. Often, when one talks about preparing, it’s in terms of how to protect savings, cut back spending and recognizing that change is needed to accommodate fiscal uncertainty. But all of that may…
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September 9, 2019 0

It’s Time for YOU to Leave LinkedIn®

“You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? You talkin’ to me? Then who the hell else are you talkin’ to? You talkin’ to me?  Well, I’m the only one here.” –Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro), Taxi Driver Yes… I’m talking to you! It (may) be time for you to leave LinkedIn. LinkedIn is not a…
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June 13, 2019 4

Simplifying Leadership Through T.R.U.S.T…Team Focus

(This is the final of a 6-part series about the T.R.U.S.T. Leadership Model) Leadership is the art of finding the motivation of a team of people to act towards achieving a common goal. Although a great leader is willing and able to roll up their sleeves to help get the work done, they are more likely to…
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March 29, 2019 0