Feb 102010
 
The Power Job Search: Leveraging LinkedIn

As I have written in a previous post, one of the most powerful tools for a successful job search is using Web 2.0 tools like LinkedIn to help spread that wide job search net. So I thought I would take a look at what experts say on how to maximize LinkedIn and see what I […]

Nov 132009
 
Laid Off — But in the Meantime . . .

I started a medical weight loss program at Kaiser in September, and that certainly gives me something to focus on in the meantime. Perhaps this step of taking charge of my health is one of the reasons I still feel pretty good, despite losing my job. Now I can focus on a different kind of […]

Oct 302009
 

I guess my life is a little microcosm of what is happening in the economy — I left UC Office of the President because the entire unit I worked in was being disbanded and happily found a job working at Kaiser Health Plan before the UC hammer actually fell. I felt unbelievably fortunate that I […]