About Jean Juchnowicz

Jean is a certified senior-level human resources executive/consultant, adjunct professor, management trainer, professional speaker, resume writer, career coach, and author.

Seeking Secretarial Job

By |September 22nd, 2017|Career Advice|

Dear Coach JJ: I worked as a secretary about seven years ago until I decided to stay home and raise my children.  I want to get back to working again but am insecure about my job skills, especially since computer use has advanced so much.  What should I do?   -Seeking Secretarial JobDear Seeking Secretarial Job: [...]

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College Grad Needs Career Start

By |September 15th, 2017|Career Advice|

Dear Coach JJ: I just graduated from college but I don't have a new job to start. I am still working at my part time job. I applied for jobs but have not been contacted back. My career objective is non-profit management.  What are things I should be doing? -College Grad Needs Career Start Dear College Grad Needs Career [...]

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Continuing Your Job Search

By |September 8th, 2017|Career Advice, Press|

Recently, Jean was featured by the Herald Tribune in an article written by Lindsay Novak about Continuing Your Job Search. See what she had to say below: Out of the blue, I was contacted by a corporate recruiter who said her large firm was looking to hire a handful of people in my field. She [...]

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Preparing For An Interview

By |August 4th, 2017|Career Advice|

“I have your résumé and I would like to set up an appointment for an interview for X position.” If you are job hunting, those words are golden. The backstory is that you have been applying to job openings for the past three weeks, going to networking events, calling people you know, and following companies [...]

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August Interview: Bill Thompson on… How to be a Superstar in Human Resources

By |August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

August’s Interview with Bill Thompson focuses on How to be a Superstar in Human Resources! Read on. Q: What do you mean by Superstar in Human Resources? A: You are a Star because you are already in likely the most important profession for two reasons: Employees are so important to any organization for its initial and [...]

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July Interview: Ardon Schambers on… Onboarding: New Strategies for Welcoming New Employees!

By |July 1st, 2017|Monthly Interviews|

Q:  The first few weeks and months after hiring a new employee are critical for the mutual success of this hiring process. Onboarding is also known as organizational socialization and was previously known as company orientation. What would you describe as a modern definition of onboarding as it pertains to the human resources function? A: [...]

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June Interview: Susan Howard on… Travel Pay: Everything You Need to Know to Pay Employees!

By |June 1st, 2017|Monthly Interviews|

Q: The US Department of Labor has rules for employers on the topic of travel pay. But, what is the definition of travel pay in the legal context? A: Title 29, Part 785 of the Code of Federal Regulations defines Travel pay in this manner: Time spent traveling during normal work hours is considered compensable [...]

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Reconnecting With Your Inner Spirit

By |May 24th, 2017|Press|

Reconnecting with Your Inner Spirit was originally published in Today’s Florida Women Volume II Issue IX Working on reconnecting with your inner spirit? Set a goal of expanding your horizon with positive actions. Your goal is to do, give or help in your community. Yes, you do have the time and can make a difference. [...]

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May Interview: Barry Demp on… Mastering Networking: When Patterns are Broken, New Worlds Will Emerge!

By |May 5th, 2017|Monthly Interviews|

In the May Interview, Barry Demp discusses how Mastering Networking can be achieved when patterns are broken. Q: Networking, we are repeatedly told, is the best tool to finding a career job, or promoting your business, and staying relevant in your field. What is your definition of networking? A: Networking is a process that provides [...]

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April Interview: Wayne Leiser on… If Computers Could Talk!

By |April 5th, 2017|Monthly Interviews|

In our April interview, computer guru, Wayne Leiser, explains what computers would say... if computers could talk! Q: What is the biggest issue you are seeing with personal or small business computers in 2017? A: PUP Infections (Potentially Unwanted Programs).  Most A/V software does not look for PUP infections.  They are annoying and will change [...]

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