Many career pilgrims avoid interviewing for jobs because they think that the salary may be significantly below what they are willing to accept. The primary reason for this avoidance is that they do not want to waste their time and the interviewer’s time. This is not a sound strategy for many reasons. The main one […]
Think of a time at your job when you worked very hard, liked it, and accomplished something that yielded a strong sense of achievement when you were fully engaged with the task at hand. These are commonly called “peak moments”; those times you were certain that your contribution made a difference in meeting or exceeding the desired goals.
The Winter Olympics are now history, and the medal winners have all gone home victorious. Big reasons to celebrate! What about the athletes that went home without medals? I think they too are winners just because they are Olympians, and they too should celebrate. Not all athletes can make it to the Olympics, and not
‘Tis the season! The giving season, that is! While “giving back” is typically synonymous with the winter holiday season, people (and companies!) are finding the importance of volunteering and spreading of good will throughout the year. Volunteering can actually help advance a person’s career or a company’s growth! Five ways volunteering can advance your career:
Not your parents’ Thursday at the Square anymore, Queen City Social has taken the weekly Thursday night happy hour and given it the Buffalo renaissance make-over. New restaurants, local sponsors, and local bands will be showcasing Fountain Square, Buffalo’s professionals now have another reason to enjoy downtown every Thursday from June 30th-August 4th. With over 85% of
We are VERY excited to introduce our new e-newsletter, Connections, a project almost two months in the making and finally available to everyone! We wanted to provide our clients, candidates, and anyone wanting to learn more about what we do at CPIBN with an opportunity to get to know us and our culture a little bit more.
Every CPIBN candidate finishes the boot camp modules with the idea that they are employed; for themselves as job seekers. Repeatedly stressing the importance of treating the job search as a full time job makes the advice feel cliche, but it serves a purpose. Embracing the mantra creates an understanding of the process and a
Profile: Candidate B is not new to the CPIBN program, having gone through the bootcamp and entire job search process in the summer-fall of 2014. Unfortunately, almost to the day one year later, he found himself downsized again from his Marketing Manager position with a local technical manufacturing company. The CPIBN program was offered to
Our partners are celebrating 35 years of helping San Francisco with career transition, job search, and leadership coaching! Torchiana 35th Anniversary Press Release As we look forward to celebrating our 30th anniversary next year, we are proud to be a part of a long standing partnership, which continues to grow and evolve to better help individuals and companies!