Psychology of the Job Search: WHY is it so HARD?!? 

Last week we delved into the emotions around a job transition, and we touched on how a job change falls within the top five life event stressors we might find ourselves facing. This week I’d like to go deeper into the “WHY” behind the myriad of emotions we experience when we find ourselves in job transition. And not only when you …

Networking – The Relationship Depth Chart!     

There’s an old adage that goes, “what got you here won’t get you there.” This saying is used many times to spur people towards innovation and thinking afresh about a familiar topic.  For Crossroads Career, networking is one such topic! In fact, our corporate name used to be Crossroads Career Network! If you’re familiar with us at all, or if you …

Career Advice: ChatGPT or Your Manager? 

In a recent study conducted by Workplace Intelligence and INTOO, 800 HR managers and 800 full-time employees were surveyed to understand what’s missing for today’s workers – and it turns out career development tops the list.  Here are a few of their findings:  Sobering results. Yet not surprising. Over the decades I’ve been involved with HR and people development, I’ve …