Why You’ll Never Get A Job By Searching For One

Why You’ll Never Get A Job By Searching For One

In the early days of internet job boards, I ran an experiment. I wanted to see how many jobs I could apply to in a day. I got on t...

12 Ways To Blow Your Job Interview

12 Ways To Blow Your Job Interview

The web is full of great articles about how to ace the interview. Preparation, listening, good eye contact, dressing for success a...

Job Hunting In A Nutshell: 57 Tweets

Job Hunting In A Nutshell: 57 Tweets

What follows is a series of tweets I sent this spring as a part of a Twitter based seminar in networking for a job. The most amazi...

12 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

12 Things To Leave Off Your Resume

The first hurdle in any job hunt is building your resume. Ultimately, your first draft is a template for something that you are go...

4 Things To Help Your Career Over The Next 40 Years

4 Things To Help Your Career Over The Next 40 Years

The top 10 jobs in demand in 2010 did not exist in 2004. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don't exist yet; using ...

Five Things A Billionaire Taught Me About Job Hunting

Five Things A Billionaire Taught Me About Job Hunting

Life is good if you are Reid Hoffman. The self-made billionaire was a part of the founding team at PayPal. He took his winnings fr...

7 Secrets To Network Effectively & Get You Noticed

7 Secrets To Network Effectively & Get You Noticed

Networking is hard work. Social media makes it seem like it should be easy. In reality, the big social sites profit from the time ...

Social Job Hunting Trifecta: Opportunity, Insider Info and Connections

Social Job Hunting Trifecta: Opportunity, Insider Info and Connections

There is a lot of fuss going around about using your social network(s) in job hunting. The theory is that your friends can help yo...

Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

Job Hunting Tricks For Veterans

Job Hunting for Veterans is very different than it is for civilians. Veterans face misunderstanding and suspicion in their search ...

Personal Branding: Workplace Narcissism Or An Effective Practice?

Personal Branding: Workplace Narcissism Or An Effective Practice?

Branding is a term that has its roots in the heyday of the American West. A brand was burnt into the hyde of an animal so that, af...