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Talk at Parties Can Help Your Career

'Tis the season to go to family gatherings and parties. Sometimes the small talk can be fun and interesting, and other times, it can be awkward or just plain boring. Career plans or employment are [...]

Qualitative Contributions & Resumes

Lots of people tell me that they don’t have any accomplishments to highlight on their resume. But, if you’ve been in a job for any reasonable length of time, you have contributed something that’s of [...]

Size Matters

Like it our not, we live in a time and society where the size of things matter – especially bank accounts, income levels, and other external gauges of success. Numbers matter more than at any [...]

New Year Career Resolutions

KEEP THESE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS TO IMPROVE YOUR CAREER IN 2014 I can recommend more than four, but if you attend to these, you’ll be miles ahead of most people. I’ll introduce each with an important [...]

Patience And Persistence Opens Doors To A Career

“In all things, patience is the key to victory. Those who cannot endure, cannot hope to win. Ultimate triumph belongs to those who can forebear.”  These words of wisdom from Daisaku Ikeda, President of an [...]

Craft Your Interview To Get The Job

I interviewed a candidate for a position who made me want to call her up and share why we didn't hire her and how she was perceived by the interview team. (I was really worrried [...]

Linked For Your Job Search

I simply cannot give LinkedIn enough positive kudos for the role it plays in networking and assisting job seekers in securing employment. A few months back, I was looking for a highly specialized candidate for [...]

The Dreaded Behavioral Interview

Everyone loves to be offered a job, but I don't know anyone that says, "I just love to interview for a job!" Why don't people like to interview? Because you never know what a potential [...]