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  • by Leigh Moore - January 16, 2009
    As a Career Coach who also does some recruiting, I have had many opportunities to explain to job seekers the role of a recruiter in the hiring process. Frequently applicants become frustrated in working with headhunters, recruiters or staffing agencies because they don’t understand how the system works. I often hear about how individuals in these roles don’t return phone calls, don’t place me in positions, etc. Below are some...
  • by Leigh Moore - February 28, 2008
    21st Century life is so fast! Have you noticed!?! In the United States, we are such a goal-oriented, performance-evaluated society! Even our children have been affected by this. Or maybe I should say, our children have been especially impacted by this. The school year lasts longer and the average high school student’s life is scheduled from dusk to dawn with goal-oriented activities without much time for play or leisure. I...
  • by Leigh Moore - April 3, 2007
    Recently I delivered a presentation at the Federally Employed Women (FEW) conference in Cocoa Beach, Florida on the generations in the workplace. For the first time in the history of the U.S. we have 4 generations in corporate America — Traditionalists / Veterans, Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers and the Millennials or Net-Gen. The conference participants all worked for the Federal government or Federal contractors, primarily in the S...
  • by Leigh Moore - March 15, 2007
    People seem to want an overhaul. Have you noticed? There is a bumper crop of TV shows about change--Changing Spaces, Trading Spaces, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. The hammers are flying, the paint is flowing, the cleaning crews are long overdue, and the new wardrobes are fun, but I always wonder if the changes last. Over ten years ago, a very wise friend told me, “Leigh, you have to make space for change.” Her word...