Chris Posti

Gendered mistakes can derail job interviews

A woman recently met with me to prepare for an interview. Currently a director, Lynn wanted to have a mock interview for the vacant C-level ...

Change, grow without switching jobs

It's a new year and you may be thinking it's time for a new job. That may be the case, but since employees change jobs ...

Purposeful approach the key to building relationships

Whatever our age, we've all been in situations where we are the new kid on the block. Whether we are brand new on the board ...

End of year good time to take stock

Here it is, nearly 2016, and if you're a Baby Boomer (born between 1946 and 1964), you might be thinking about joining the ranks of ...

Emotional intelligence crucial to meeting career goals

You've heard of IQ, but are you familiar with EQ? Your EQ — also called your emotional intelligence — is your ability to manage ...

All may not be lost if it looks like you'll lose your job

Even if you can boast of many promotions and other accolades in your career history, it can be foolhardy to presume your current job is ...

Reunion provides chance to reflect on choices then, now

In helping to organize my recent high school reunion, one of my duties was to put together a booklet of classmate profiles. Being a ...

Great coaches make best work managers

Recently, I was coaching a client on how to give feedback to one of his employees who had not been performing to expectations. While the ...

Practice makes perfect interview prep tactic

If you expect to be interviewing for a job, it's wise to rehearse beforehand with someone who is experienced in interviewing, such as a recruiter, ...

No job interviews? Devise some bullets

It's college graduation season, so employers' inboxes will soon be overloaded with a barrage of dull, indistinguishable, template-fashioned resumes sent in by hopeful graduates—most of ...

Chris Posti: Expectations about nonprofits vs. realities

If you are stressed out, burned out, or just plain unhappy in your current job at a for-profit employer, have you ever fantasized about working ...