Subscribe to Newsletter | Subscribe to Blog

October 12, 2011
Vol. 13, Issue 15



Books Authored
by Joel Garfinkle

Getting Ahead


Executive Presence


Get Paid What You're Worth


Land Your Dream Job


Love Your Work


Time Management


Find a Job in 14 Days



getting ahead

A Well-Fed Pipeline
This time last year, there were only three women serving as heads of supervision within the Federal Reserve System. Now, unlike any point in Federal history, there are five. Retiring Kansas City Fed President Tom Hoenig, who has made talent development part of his legacy, says that gender is incidental when recognizing potential in people. "In this bank, the most important thing we do to achieve our goals is to develop our talent. Any business worth its salt does that."

Read More

getting ahead

Paul Allen on Gates, Microsoft and the birth of the PC
It is interesting how many big, high tech companies were started by two friends. Bill Gates co-founded his company, one of the most important and successful in American history, with his high school friend Paul Allen. Lesley Stahl speaks to Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen, in his first interview about his upcoming book in which he criticizes his Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates.

Read More

getting ahead

Planning For a Second Career
An article from Kerry Hannon, author of "What's Next? Follow Your Passion and Find Your Dream Job", on how to plan for a second career. The most successful career switchers take years to learn new skills, network and prepare financially. Read her 22 steps to properly plan for your second career.

Read More

Articles for your websites, newsletters, blogs and publications
» Executive Professionals: Leadership, Advancement & Productivity 
» Dream Job: Define it, Land it, Live it 
» Job Hunters: Resume, Network, Interview Negotiate 

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
~ Lao Tzu

"A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way."
~ John C. Maxwell

"One of the true tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency."
~ Arnold H. Glasgow

How to Network Effectively

Networking is the most effective, tool you can use to find a job. It is also the hardest strategy for most people to implement. Outplacement career centers provide coaching to help through the networking process. Read the six steps downsized employees can use to make effective use of their networks in seeking new jobs.

Read More


Recommended Resources

The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential. The master of leadership has done it again. After writing over 60 books on leadership, John Maxwell has distilled all of his years of knowledge into a detailed road map on how to become a leader. No matter which level you are at (level 1-5)), this book will show you the step-by-step process to reach the highest level. Buy the book.

Read More

Connect with Joel: Like on Facebook View profile on LinkedIn Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to Career Advancement Blog

» Watch the speaking video 
» Download the Speaking Brochure 
» Visit the Career Advancement Blog 


Frequent speaker at keynotes, meetings, conventions and seminars. He will energize your keynotes, meetings, conventions and seminars with his compelling and inspirational speaking style.

Hire a Speaker »

Executive Coaching
Garfinkle Executive Coaching provides individualized, customized coaching to help you move to higher levels of leadership by creating impact, exercising influence, boosting visibility and achieving significant victories on key projects. 

Hire an
Executive Coach

Career Coaching
You spend one-third of your life at work, so you deserve to feel fulfilled by it. Joel's unique 7-Step Dream Job Process focuses first and foremost on helping you find the perfect job that aligns with your passions and natural talents. 

Hire a
Career Coach

Employee Outplacement Program
This proven 9-step program provides unique, personalized services to displaced workers. Whether you are a manager on your first job or a seasoned, high-level executive, you will receive intensive one-on-one attention and support to help you move quickly and successfully through the job search process.

Hire for Outplacement Services »