217 – “Your Second Act” – At 55+ What’s Next?

What might a person do in a second act that was meaningful, gave them a sense of well-being and help them financially? How are “Baby Boomers” repurposing corporate skills, working part-time, pursuing new passions or even starting a small business?

Today’s labor market is stretched, and […]

6 Compelling Ways to Promote Employee Development Within Your Company

When considering the concept of employee development, it is important to integrate both professional and personal aspects. Professional development programs will allow employees to thrive within the workplace, giving the employee new knowledge that will directly impact the company in a positive way. Personal development […]

SC&C Media Update: Latest Podcast Explores Workplace Sexual Harassment Issues

Sexual Harassment is one of the more timely topics in today’s corporate marketplace.  Stewart, Cooper & Coon CEO, Fred Coon, has launched a new sub-series of his “Workplace Strategies” Podcast, entitled, “Women In The Workplace” which further analyzes this important subject.  Each of six sessions explores a different […]

The Job Seekers’ Guide to Building a Target Company List

Searching for a job can be incredibly overwhelming, not to mention tedious and time-consuming. While it may be tempting to send a generalized resume to various companies in what seems like an honest effort to broaden your options as much as possible, this isn’t always […]

The Benefits of Incorporating a Mentor Into Your Career Plan

Entrepreneurs the world over have several things in common: they are self-starters, driven by their will to succeed, and highly motivated individuals. That said, the majority of those who have risen to the top of their game, becoming veritable titans of their respective industry, have […]

Career Transitions and Your Emotional Health: Understanding and Navigating the Effects

Career transitions are often an inevitable factor in the lives of most professionals. While there are those who may be lucky enough to embark upon their dream career on the virtual heels of their graduation commencements, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the typical […]

Successful Professionals Explain How to Create and Present a Case for Job Advancement

Asking for a raise or promotion at work is often an intimidating experience, but it doesn’t necessarily need to be. According to Steve Pritchard, HR manager at Cuuver — a UK-based insurance comparison technology company — requesting any type of advancement proves that you […]

Adapting to Organizational Change on an Individual Level: How Employers Can Help

Organizational Development is a necessary tactic for any company that wants to remain relevant and maintain growth in an ever-changing business world. By making the best use of their resources, companies can increase productivity, efficiency, and even their industry value. However, it is only through […]

How Soft Skills in Business Impact Employability

The Skills You Need

While it’s most likely you have heard the term “soft skills” mentioned in today’s job market, it’s quite possible you haven’t explored exactly all it encompasses. According to the Collins English Dictionary, soft skills are the “desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that do not depend […]

Revisiting the Basics When Creating Your Personal Brand

Anyone who has spent more than a moment in the executive business realm has likely encountered the term, “personal branding”.  Years ago, personal branding may have included little more than a well-designed business card. However, in today’s media-rich and increasingly personalized society, developing an […]

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