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Stepping up to the next role

Recently my team and I have put together a quick checklist of questions that we think help in creating a resume for a person whose goal is an internal promotion or finding a job at the next level in another organization. What is the next job? Often clients can’t actually define that clearly. They just […]

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Certified Career Management Coach program launches in November

Based on the growing importance of career issues in today’s professional coaching engagement, Coach Academy International has partnered with Yellow Brick Path Career Management Coaching & Consulting to create a cutting edge, power-packed training program for practicing coaches, HR professionals, and career specialists such as outplacement counselors, college advisers, recruiters, and resume writers.  This three-day intensive workshop launches […]

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The Career Intensive Future of Coaching

In today’s coaching environment, there are estimates that 70% or more of professional coaching engagements involve career coaching. Much of this coaching focuses on helping clients figure out how to optimize their careers and options.

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Published Book Review – The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth

Paula’s book review of “The freaks shall inherit the earth” was published in the Spring 2015 issue of the Career Planning and Adult Development Journal, Volume 31. (ISSN 0736-1920) Below is a copy of Paula’s review of a book that provides new and compelling perspective on entrepreneurship.

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Shattering the Glass Ceiling – Women on Corporate Boards

Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Women on Corporate Boards Patricia “Trish” Oelrich interviewed by Paula Asinof, Principal and Founder of Yellow Brick Path Career Management Coaching and Consulting Consultant – Social Media & Organizational Systems Formerly, VP, Global IT Risk Management, GlaxoSmithKline Board Experience Audit Committee Chair, Nominating/Governance Committee Member Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POM) Federal Home Loan […]

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Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) invites Paula Asinof to lead a workshop on “Developing a Board Bio” on October 27, 2014

Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) is the region’s leading not-for-profit organization promoting women’s executive leadership in business and on corporate boards.  Paula is well-known for her methodology for creating “personal press release” style executive bios.  These bios were first featured in her book Be Sharp: “Tell Me About Yourself” in Great Introductions and Professional […]

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10 “Cool” – but not so cool resumes

Mediocre career advice meets mediocre graphic design and is making its way into mainstream resume preparation.   Recently commentary on an article “10 Cool Resumes Made by Professional Graphic Designers” replete with samples showed up in one of the on-line Career Management discussions.  In my opinion, these are perfect examples of irrelevant resumes.  People who hire […]

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Graphs on Resumes – Mostly Bad

One of the current trends on resumes of top executives are graphs – graphs that show the increase in share price, increase in revenue, company growth rate, reduction of costs, and related metrics of performance.  Most recently I have seen such a graph placed as part of the description for each of the last few […]

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Professional affiliations ROI

I have a “lecture” that I give to about half of my clients – get your head up off your desk and transform yourself from a company to an industry player.  By becoming active in professional organizations, you have an opportunity to meet and build relationships with people outside your company.  These relationships establish the […]

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Resumes Are Not Dead

The death of resumes continues to be endlessly and tirelessly debated.  It is a topic that pops up periodically in the career press and online conversations and ebbs and flows like the tide.  The problem is that the premise is wrong.  All of the conversations are about the document we call a resume, which hasn’t […]

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