My Blog

October 10, 2012
What Dana Holgerson Taught Me About Leadership Change

  Back in late 2011, I and many other Mountaineer fans were disappointed to see the seemingly premature outing of the late¬†Bill Stewart from the head coach position of the WVU football program. Coach Stew had been there for WVU football for 11 years and stepped up to the plate during the 2008 Fiesta Bowl […]

March 3, 2012
Who Do You Work For?

Years ago, when someone asked you “Who do you work for?”; it was a very easy question to answer. You worked for someone…a person or a business, and that was that. Nowadays, the question can be a bit trickier. Even in my old position at California University of PA, I worked for them, but because […]

February 16, 2012
5 Customer Service Lessons I Learned From Being A Waitress

My new job as a customer service representative (which sounds menial, but really isn’t) has shifted my professional views a teeny-tiny bit. What is interesting is how many of my peers pity me a bit for having to deal with “the customers” so much. I on the other hand am not deterred by it at […]

January 21, 2012
Rethinking the Saying “Overqualified for the Job”

There is a lot of discussion and advice out there for all types of job seekers; including those who are unemployed or underemployed — in spite of having a good deal of experience and/or education. Since I am not an HR professional, I will not bother to rehash the suggestions coming from that side of […]