Stop Guessing About Your Job!

Stop Guessing About Your Job!

If there is any place where you shouldn’t have to guess about things, it should be your job.  But, what happens at work is that...

Ghosts in the Hallways

Ghosts in the Hallways

A friend recently asked if it was time for them to start looking for another job.  Before I could answer, I probed to unders...

Recruiter/HR Advice: How to Avoid the Arrogance of Supply

Recruiter/HR Advice: How to Avoid the Arrogance of Supply

"Arrogance of Supply." This is a phrase I coined back in the early 1990's when I was leading a staffing team that received thousan...

How many jobs in one day?

How many jobs in one day?

My Father-in-law, who is 83 and lives in the Bronx tells the story of his immigrant father who came from Italy to pursue the Ameri...

How to Control a Job Interview Once the Door Closes

How to Control a Job Interview Once the Door Closes

You have spent hours and hours preparing for this all-important interview.  You want this job and you want to work for this compa...

Retraining: Reevaluate Your Skill Set with Areas of Opportunity

Retraining: Reevaluate Your Skill Set with Areas of Opportunity

Retraining.  It is soon to be the buzzword of this time.  We have to face it that some of the jobs that have been cut are not co...

Impressions Killers: What The Interview Says About Your Company!

Impressions Killers: What The Interview Says About Your Company!

It's true.  We only get one chance to make a first impression.  When a company interviews a potential candidate they may get thr...

Employers Listen Up: Communication is like cash…

Employers Listen Up: Communication is like cash…

....you can never have enough.  This was told to me recently by an executive and nothing could be truer, especially right now.  ...

Stuck:  Handling a Relocation in this Economy

Stuck: Handling a Relocation in this Economy

Recent research by the Pew Foundation revealed that nearly 50% of Americans live somewhere they wish they didn't.  The American w...

Tips for Managing Through Salary Caps or Cuts

Tips for Managing Through Salary Caps or Cuts

All around us talented people are still losing their jobs and as many, if not more, are having their salaries cut from or capped a...