Archive for the ‘personal development’ Category

Spring is all about new beginnings, growth and change. When it comes to your career whether you are looking to stay in the industry you currently are in or thinking of changing fields entirely, I really encourage you to change your thinking and move from fearful to fearless. Susan Jeffers is a psychologist and author […]

There are 259 million LinkedIn users and if you’re not one of them your missing out! With all of the dynamic changes we’ve seen in employment the last few years, it has become imperative that you have and properly maintain a LinkedIn account.  This applies to both job seekers and the gainfully employed.  It’s important […]

Because of the work we do at JKI, our days are filled with conversations.  Not only are we privileged to speak with some of the best companies in the greater Chicago area, but we get to know the most talented people here too.    One of the common trends we have noticed this year is that […]

I’ve often been asked over the years “Why do companies want to hire younger employees?” and “Why am I not being considered for the position I’m perfectly qualified for?” Lately I’ve been hearing these questions in greater frequency so I want help provide 5 key areas to overcome this perceived hurdle. More often than I’d […]

It’s no secret that today’s workforce has changed, and there are many people that find themselves facing a job interview for the first time in 10-15 years.  Today’s job seekers face unique challenges and expectations from employers and it is no longer enough to show a long stable work history. Today’s jobs require workers to show […]

Here at Jean Kripton Inc. we are grateful for all of the established relationships that we have and we work to make new connections every day.    Many clients ask, “How do you find your people?”   The short answer is networking; in fact, some of our greatest connections have been made through referrals.   The excitement that […]

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