September 6, 2011 by Editor · Comments Off
The slow to no-growth economy and high unemployment rates have kids of all ages returning to their parents’ homes as they transition from college to work or from lost job to new job. Co-authors Joyce Richman and Barbara Demarest have been getting some attention for their guidebook, Getting Your Kid Out of the House and Into a Job, which they wrote to help parents deal with these times of transition in their children’s lives. Steve Sumerford recently reviewed the book in the Greensboro News & Record the title is Tips for dealing with kids who say, ‘I’m coming back’ and we’ve republished it here:
Tips for dealing with kids who say, ‘I’m coming back’
People all over the country are finding solace, encouragement and a passel of practical tips from a small paperback written by two Greensboro authors, Joyce Richman and Barbara Demarest. With decades of executive and career coaching between them, the pair teamed up to address a very timely topic, “boomerang kids,” a term coined a few years ago to describe adults, who, for a variety of reasons, have to move back in with their parents.
A recent CNN Money story reported that 85 percent of last year’s college graduates say they would move back home with their parents if they couldn’t find a job.
June 21, 2011 by Joyce Richman · Comments Off
Dozens of human interest stories have emerged as a consequence of this year’s earthquakes, oil spills, fires and tornadoes. We’ve learned about the brave few who helped the many; the risk taking few who endangered the many; and the reluctant few who created more work for the dependable many. Read more
April 5, 2011 by Joyce Richman · Comments Off
This April 10 – 16 is National Volunteer Week.
Individuals who choose careers in the non profit world of human services are a particularly hearty lot. They do more with much less and try harder because giving up isn’t an option. They lead, follow, direct and manage kindred spirits who join them in believing that what they do makes a difference, and those who benefit, deserve the chance it gives them. Read more
December 11, 2010 by Editor · Comments Off
December 9, 2010 by Editor · Comments Off
The Career Net, a job-focused group at the First Baptist Church in Elon, NC, welcomed executive coach and career consultant, Joyce Richman to their December 2010 meeting. Read more
December 9, 2010 by Editor · Comments Off
Joyce Richman facilitated a panel discussion at a special December 2010 meeting of the FPC Jobs Group. Hosted at the First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, NC, the panel worked with more than 70 people to manage the effects that long-term unemployment is having on families. When one member of the family is unemployed, they whole system has to deal with it. The program was designed to provide families with some ways to cope emotionally and strategies for job seekers. Joyce and other panelists responded to questions from the audience about:
- how to stay focused on the job search
- understanding the needs of all the family members affected by job loss and long-term unemployment
- the emotional roller coaster within families when there is job loss
- tools for supporting each other during difficult times
December 6, 2010 by Joyce Richman · Comments Off
Are you worried about your career?
Has your career been interrupted from a layoff?
Is your career not utilized much anymore in this economy?
And how about those interviews that are swamped with others competing for the same work?
Your head is full of worries, it’s time for your heart wisdom to take over. Now it’s time to go to your imagination and intuition for guidance. Joyce Richman, Executive Coach, columnist and TV personality will be the featured guest on Conversations with Yourself with host Joyce Anderson.
The broadcast is THURSDAY, December 9, 2010
This is an internet radio program where you can log in to listen:
And if you miss it live, you can still use this link to listen later.
March 5, 2010 by Joyce Richman · Comments Off
Career and Executive Coach, Joyce Richman visited B’nai Shalom Day School on February 23, 2010 to share information about the Myers Briggs personal style inventory.
October 15, 2009 by Joyce Richman · Comments Off
The Roanoke Times has added Joyce Richman’s career advice columns to their Online Career Center which is part or www.roanoke.com, the online outlet for the Roanoke, Virginia newspaper. Joyce’s articles focus on getting, keeping and changing jobs. The Roanoke Times has added online resources to help job seekers among their readership.
To find Joyce’s articles, go to the Career Center at www.roanoke.com/job.
June 28, 2009 by Joyce Richman · Comments Off
You can see an extensive quote from me about job-hunting in a June 27, 2009 article in the Burlington, NC Times-News. The article is called, Hire me! What people are doing to attract prospective employers in a tough economy