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Raymond Lee

Raymond Lee

Raymond Lee has over 25 years of human resource, outplacement, and career coaching experience. He is also an industrial/organizational psychologist and a certified retirement coach.  Raymond has contributed to SHRM, ATD, and other publications on the topics of the future of work, employee experience and offboarding, ageism and bias in the workplace, and career fulfillment. 
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Career development
Developing Communication SkillsDeveloping communication skills

"The art of communication is the language of leadership." — James Humes

Career development
Building Business and Financial AcumenBuilding business and financial acumen

“’Know your numbers’ is a fundamental precept of business.” — Bill Gates

Career development
Is Gig Employment a Good Strategy for Me?Is gig employment a good strategy for me?

Think about this - during your job search, have you noticed more and more job listings for freelance or contract positions?

Career development
Learning to Delegate EffectivelyLearning to delegate effectively

“Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out” — Ronald Reagan

Career development
Tips for Negotiating a Permanent Work-From-Home ArrangementHow to negotiate a work-from-home arrangement

Many workers have not only adjusted to the WFH lifestyle - they’ve grown to love it. A recent Prudential survey of 2,050 U.S. workers found that 68% of current home-based employees would like to continue doing so in the future - at least part-time.

Career Path
Getting a Job In the Nonprofit SpaceGetting a job in the nonprofit space

Typically when we talk about careers and organizations, we mainly focus on jobs with profit-driven companies (the private sector) or public service roles funded by some form of government (the public sector). But there are other sectors that offer many of the benefits of both these worlds.

Career Path
Starting Off With Freelancing/Contract WorkHow to start freelancing or contract work

Instead of hiring full-time employees, many companies are looking for freelancers or contractors for short projects or tasks. Maybe you’ve noticed more and more listings for “freelance” or “contract” positions.

Finding a job
Applying For Federal Jobs - The Step-By-Step GuideApplying for federal jobs - the step-by-step guide

As the private sector struggles with closures and staggered re-openings during the pandemic, many Americans are focusing their career transition into government and public service - particularly jobs at the federal level.

Career development
How To Identify Your Work Values (And Why It Matters)What are work values & why you should identify yours

Have you ever been unhappy at work? Really, truly, Sunday-night-is-ruined because-you’re-dreading-Monday-morning unhappy? If you have, you know it’s a terrible feeling - and you might be worried about having that feeling again at a new job.

Career development
Tips for Achieving Your 2021 GoalsTips to achieve your new year goals

As the new year starts, many people set new goals for themselves.

Pay & salary
Should I Negotiate My Job Offer?Should I negotiate my job offer?

If you get offered the job, that’s good news, but maybe it’s not exactly perfect. You might be wondering if you could ask for more and what you could negotiate. The short answer is that it’s all negotiable.