Avoiding Complainers and Energy Drainers Part II


Linda Swindling, influence and negotiation strategist teaches us how to avoid the Top 5 energy drainers. In blog II, she shares with us how to define each one and ask the right questions during the interview in order to avoid hiring energy drainers. This is where Linda comes in and can provide details on how to avoid the complainers and energy drainers. TOP 5 COMPLAINERS AND ENERGY DRAINERS. INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO AVOID THE TOP 5 ENERGY DRAINERS.

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How To Become Your Own Personal Career Coach

Career Alley

Learn how to become your very own personal career coach with these tips: Know What You Want. As your very own personal career coach, you should learn how to face each problem or challenge in a way that allows you to use your creativity to come up with a solution. Brainstorming is an important step in your career and as your personal career coach, you will learn how to hone this skill and use it to your advantage. OU Masters in Coaching Psychology.


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Dear Career Coach– I Need a Job!

Career Alley

Dear Career Coach: I’ve been out of work for a while, and it seems that it’s getting harder to get an interview. Your optimism and energy reflects in your voice and words, and they have a powerful effect on your success—both in how you present yourself as a candidate and in how others perceive you. Career Coach. “ Wall Street is the only place that people ride to in a Rolls Royce to get advice from those who take the subway. &# – Warren Buffett.

How To Harness Nervous Energy For Good

Career Realism

Recognizing nervousness and directing the energy can be a huge benefit to job searching. Interviews are a huge part of your professional career so it’s worth harnessing all of your energy to prepare. If an interview is the cause of your nerves, take that energy and put it into preparing for your interview. Check out my coaching page and free resources to get you started. Jennifer Manhoff is a career coach over at CareerHMO.com. Check out her coaching page here.

Use Your Energy Wisely (or, Don't Write When You Should Be Filing.


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! Some of them-- such as "Director of Innovative Ideas" or "Manager of DifficultSituations" -- require a lot of energy. Id love to have the right kind of energy available at the right time. Identify your daily energy cycles.

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21st Century Recruiter: How to Avoid Complainers and Energy Drainers (Part I of III)


In 2013, I connected with Linda Swindling who wrote a book entitled, “Stop Complainers and Energy Drainers.” The book and website (www.stopcomplainers.com) are incredible resources for guiding recruiters and hiring managers on ‘how to’ avoid the Top 5 Energy Drainers: Whiners, Complicators, Prima Donnas, Controllers, and Toxics. Linda and I recently had a conversation about the Top 5 Energy Drainers that can destroy and stop progress in the workplace.

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How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips

Personal Excellence Blog

Start Blog Reader Favorites Free Ebooks Products Coaching Store About | Contact | Forums How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips by Celes | Email to friend Originally written on Jun 23, 2009. How To Deal With Energy Vampires 8 Helpful Ways To Deal With Critical People How To Deal With Dishonest People How To Deal With Rude People (Co-Workers, Associates, Managers, etc – 3-part series) 10 Tips To Make New Friends Image © Have you ever faced negative people before?

A Goof-off Day: Just What This Career Coach Recommends

Careers Done Write

With a rested body, you will have a renewed energy to kick your job search and career into a higher gear. March 22nd was National Goof-off Day. While the origin is unknown to me, I definitely see the value in such a day. I don’t mean a day to go skiing, get caught up on household repairs, or take the kids to an amusement park. My definition of a goof-off day is a day that does not require preparation, planning, schedule-keeping, or exertion.

Hey ENFPs! Channel your energy and imagination to inspire greatness wherever you go.

Penelope Trunk

It’s hard to surprise me on a coaching call. Those closest to you may grow a little weary of your boundless energy, but consider that they just don’t get it. This live, online course helps ENFPs reconcile their incredible ability to do everything with the unlikelihood that they will finish any of it. The course runs August 24 – 27 at 8pm Eastern. The cost is $195, but if you sign up in the next five days the cost is $145. Sign up now.

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Tips for the Executive Interview: Intensity Versus Energy.

Boomers Next Step

Don’t make the mistake of confusing intensity with energy. Most interviewers look for a high, positive energy level. Burroughs , Managing Principal of ESI Associates [link] has been recruiting and coaching executives for the Fortune 500, healthcare systems, nonprofits and universities for over three decades.

How I decide where to focus my energy

Penelope Trunk

There’s a new homepage that matches the new sections: the blog , homeschooling , coaching , and mailbag. Melissa’s in China, which means I have to wake up at four in the morning to talk, which means we have no phone calls, and her emails are unsatisfyingly delayed. I miss her. She is with Steven , who I think is buying her a ring. Going to China with Steven was a good idea because men love being in a foreign country with a woman who can speak the language.

Employee Engagement Coaching Tool: The Pyramid of Engagement

David Zinger

I am offering more coaching to people who are working with engagement in their organizations or people who want to improve how they work or develop their career. It became obvious to me very quickly that the pyramid is also a great model for coaching. Key questions we focus on during coaching, include: What result do you want to achieve? At the end of a working day is work more of an energy gain or an energy drain? Visit his coaching page by clicking here.

Group Coaching Through a Career Change or Job Search

Position Ignition

Group coaching or group guiding is about bringing together a group of people, each with a similar goal and similar challenges, in order to work together and support each other through these challenges. You can also re-direct your energy into the right places and build momentum in your job searching. For those of us who are thinking about making a career change, it can feel rather daunting and challenging. Change can be exciting.

Next Generation Career Coaching

Career Tips Blog

Next Generation Career Coaching Skill Identification is a process that expands client’s personal skill vocabulary and effects and builds a positive change in self-confidence. Step-by-step coaching to handling salary negotiations/questions given at the beginning of the search. Coaching at time of the offer generally increases comp package by 10% and more. Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

How to Say No: A Guide for Busy Professionals, Coaches, Entrepreneurs

Personal Excellence Blog

This is my guide to say no for busy people such as busy professionals, entrepreneurs, and coaches. Every time I said yes, I would have to set aside time and mental energy which would be taken away from my existing needs. The post How to Say No: A Guide for Busy Professionals, Coaches, Entrepreneurs is first published on Personal Excellence. The principles apply to anyone who wants to say no. Do you hate to say no?

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Moving the Organization to A Coaching Culture

Learning Voyager

Though Hults does not say it quite this directly, to me it seems that the critical core competency of HR therefore ought to be coaching. Coaching = “the process of directing, instructing and training a person or group of people, with the aim to achieve some goal.” What does a highly effective coach do? An effective coach supports the team – Every team needs support. An effective coach trains the team – Every team needs skills.

how much should I keep trying to coach my boss, who is drowning in his job?

Ask a Manager

A “trusted” third party told me that I ought to try and coach him on how to navigate his new world order. I’m in a good position to provide that kind of coaching. I tried to coach him around how to communicate during a Zoom call. Should I even try to coach my boss on finding his way with his current unhappy situation? That’s not to say you can never give your boss a little coaching from below. A reader writes: My boss is like, so broken. This poor man.

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This Blog Has Moved! Please Note The New URL


. . After nine years with Typepad, I''ve moved the life@work blog to the Dream Big Coaching website. It is now simply the Dream Big Coaching blog. Dream Big Coaching has a fresh, new look and the blog is up again with new posts. The Dream Big Coaching blog is for careerists in any stage of their career who want to love their work. Personally Speaking career coach career consultant job search coach Seattle career coach Seattle job search coach

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I have to coach a negative employee, can I recover from a terrible interview, and more

Ask a Manager

I’m supposed to coach a negative employee. It’s already very obvious that the majority of the problem is one of the few people I’ll be coaching, who is technically the highest ranking, but actually has lower skills than others, and really lives in a place where she enjoys complaining and being a martyr-type personality. You can’t coach someone who doesn’t think there’s a problem, and the person with the standing to explain that problem to her is her manager — not you.

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Job Hunting in 2010? Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000

Jennifer Anthony

Let Go of Obsolete Techniques From 2000 Posted on January 1, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar With 2010 upon us, professionals everywhere are gearing up for the job hunt, with the usual energy that accompanies a January job search. Check out this comprehensive job search success system & 12-week coaching program.

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Are You Giving Your Attention to Empty Vessels?

Personal Excellence Blog

Some time back, I had a friend criticizing my work and giving negative labels to the fields of personal development and life coaching , which shocked me as it was a very one-dimensional view. However, I had spent an immense amount of time and energy making sense out of his comments and trying to turn them into constructive steps. Because he was louder than others, he got my attention, and hence my time and energy.

2014 87

A Letter to My Discouraged Jobseeking Friends (with 11 Lessons and Tips)

Ms. Career Girl

There was a time before becoming a career coach that I felt lost, scared, and frustrated in my career path. In fact, I wish I knew career coaches existed because I could have really used one at one point. Now as a career coach, I can hear the same self-doubt, disappointment, and confusion come across when I listen to my friends rant about how difficult it is to get interviews and offers. Featured Job Search career coach advice job search advice Jobseeking advice

2017 142

The Job Interview And RedBull: A Bad Idea? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

It could be Rockstar or 5 hour energy drink. But you’ll notice that I did not recommend an energy drink. Of an energy drink. Here are my thoughts if you are thinking about combining the job interview with an energy drink: 1. I’m not saying an energy drink will have you out in the desert talking to Jim Morrison. AFTER you get the job, let’s talk about other ways to keep your energy up – like getting enough sleep at night).

2010 72

How to Boost Your Self Confidence During a Job Search


After adopting these habits my client had a lot more energy for her job search. Job Search career coaching confidence job change job search self confidence self esteemIt's ironic when during a job search, just at the time when you need to feel your most confident, you're feeling your most deflated. Earlier this year I met with a client who had been searching for a new job for over five months.

2011 191

What To Do When Your Friends and Family are Unsupportive (of Your Goals)

Personal Excellence Blog

Would you want to seek out a business coach as well to aid you in your business goal? 2) Focus your Energy on your Goals (Let the Results Do the Talking). At this point, it may be best to focus your energy on your goals and show them that you know what you’re doing via your actions and results, and not via verbal talk. 8 Simple Tips To Deal With Energy Vampires | Manifesto version. How To Deal With Energy Vampires: 8 Simple Tips.

Employee Engagement Pyramid: 10 Keys to Engaging The Power of One

David Zinger

This is a phenomenal coaching model to use with my clients who are striving towards full and powerful effectiveness, engagement, and efficiency. Energy : Ensure that work is an energy gain and determine how to energize others. … David Zinger is an employee engagement speaker and coach based in Canada. A singular approach to employee engagement. I am working on the power of one and singularity in my employee engagement practice.

2014 75

Using the One-To-Many Approach in Online Job Search

Career Alley

In other words, you can get a lot more mileage out of a little bit of invested time and energy relative to traditional job-hunting tactics. Career advice Career Coaches Careers Guest Post Job Search Job Search Boards Career Advisor Jobs“Work hard, have fun and make history.&# – Jeff Bezos. Author: Sherrie A. Madia, Ph.D. Online job search should never completely replace traditional ways of searching for a job.

2011 207

5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

Here are a few healthy habits to adopt while working at home to help keep your energy up, and your coworkers boosted and upbeat. That pause between calls will help fuel your energy. Depending on the subject matter, use different energy to keep your audience engaged.

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Invaluable Resources for Job Search Success - life@work


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! But come the afternoon, after the biting flies have found you and your granola bar is a distant memory, your energy starts to flag. But come the afternoon, after the biting flies have found you and your granola bar is a distant memory, your energy starts to flag.

2010 166

Change Your Image

Career Tips Blog

Change Your Image Lori Bumgarner of paNASHstyle.com possesses a combined fifteen years experience in career coaching and image consulting/media coaching. She specializes in the areas of image consulting and interview/media coaching to assist a variety of clients including emerging and established recording artists, music industry professionals, job seekers, and anyone looking to improve their image! Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete!

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Help for the Job Search Blues


life@work advice and inspiration for careerists and job seekers, brought to you by heather mundell of dream big coaching services About Hire Me and Get Going with Your Big Dream Transform vision into action and get it done! If you're feeling extremely discouraged, and the going has gotten really, really tough, try some of these ideas to regain your energy: Structure your days. Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

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Use Google Alerts to Seize the Opportunity

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY?

2010 60

Things I Wish I Knew about Business and Careers When I Was 22

Water Cooler Wisdom

While your organization and your manager probably do have your best interests at heart, no one will ever put as much time and energy into your professional development as you will because no one benefits from it as much as you. Attitude & Motivation Best Practices Books Business Coaching Entry Level Handy Resources Troubleshooting This year, I released the 10 th Anniversary edition of my first book, the bestselling They Don’t Teach Corporate in College.

2014 63

Discover Why Recruiters Are Ignoring Your Resume!

Call to Career

Unfortunately, it is very common that job seekers expend a lot of energy searching for jobs and sending out resumes, but they don’t always get a response from companies. If you feel like recruiters are ignoring you, here are some reasons why: Blog Career Coach Executive Search Find a job Job opportunities job search resumeHave you ever felt like the resumes that you send out go into a black hole?

2016 40

4 Simple Practices to Make Your Workday More Productive

Ms. Career Girl

Her motto is that “your time and energy are your most precious resources” and—through her books, courses, workshops, and coaching services—she helps people structure their work and lives to spend more of those resources on what matters.

2020 189

Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 2-11-11


For the past week government, banking, energy, retail, entertainment and airline employers announced. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment Job job search recession unemployment who's firingWho’s Firing summarizes weekly research of companies announcing and rumoring layoffs for the week ended 2-11-11. Continued at [link].

Stressed to the Max? Check These Tips for Reducing Stress

Ms. Career Girl

This is the part of your amazing vessel, the physical form, that conserves energy. Everything is energy, it’s a matter or what vibrational frequency you are functioning from. Krista Nerestant – life coach, spiritual medium, and author of Indestructible: The Hidden Gifts of Trauma.

2021 209

A Hiring Manager Headache: 3 Tips For Pain Relief

Tim's Strategy

Today the blog features a guest post by Career Coach George Dutch who is the Founder of Job Joy , a career transition firm. You want to optimize your time and energy. George Dutch is President & Founder of JobJoy , a career transition coaching firm. This is George’s 2nd guest post here. He wrote a post back in May on career transition strategies. George is an approved career expert here at Tim’s Strategy.

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6 Ways Recent Graduates Can Stand Out As Professionals

Career Realism

Enthusiasm and energy will flow through in the words you use, the way you hold yourself, the work you do, and the relationships you build. Check out my CareerHMO Coaching page. Check out her CareerHMO Coaching page. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by a CareerHMO coach. Career Advice Job Search CareerHMO Coach recent grad So, you are a recent college graduate.

Age is Just a Number: Don’t Let it Hold You Back!

Ms. Career Girl

Society’s commonly held ageist assumptions that we no longer have the cognitive ability or capacity to learn, the ambition, energy and motivation to do our jobs; that we need to look young to succeed, sabotage our careers, our well-being, and our financial security.

2020 235

What Jobs Will Exist in the Future?

Career Solvers

Green Careers Coach will teach workers how to create more eco-friendly work environments. Energy Harvesters will combine engineering and construction skills to explore alternative forms of energy. What will jobs and employment look like in 2020, 2030 and beyond? What are the mega-trends shaping tomorrow’s careers and what new opportunities can we and our children look forward to?

2014 72

7 Quick Fitness Tips For The Busy Career Woman

Ms. Career Girl

Only do what makes you feel good, what invigorates you and gives you energy. Currently, Ilana is also enrolled as a student in the Institute of Integrative Nutrition to become a health coach. . The day looks something like this.

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Who’s Firing – Layoffs week ended 2-4-11


For the past week energy, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, education and automotive employers. Employment Economy Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach Employment hiring Job job search layoff recession unemployment who's firingWho's Hiring is a weekly survey of companies showing the highest hiring activity for the week of 2/4/11. Continued at [link].