The No-Groveling Job Search Method

The No-Groveling Job Search Method

It goes without saying that the treatment of American jobseekers by employers is at an all-time low. I would love to see the HR c...

Advice On Keeping Your Job Search Fresh

Advice On Keeping Your Job Search Fresh

Job hunting is more like sales than it is like research. Figuring out who your target is, what they do and how to get in touch wit...

Arrogance of Talent Supply Threatens To Continue Resume Black Hole

Arrogance of Talent Supply Threatens To Continue Resume Black Hole

Job candidates are uniting and are demanding to be heard.  Employers should take heed. And what are they demanding? They are dema...

The Two-Way Street Job Interview: A Decision Making Process For The Employer & The Job Candidate

The Two-Way Street Job Interview: A Decision Making Process For The Employer & The Job Candidate

I never know what I'll find in my email inbox in the morning, but I know there'll be one or two job-interview horror stories ther...

Victims Don’t Get Jobs

Victims Don’t Get Jobs

A recent quote in an article in the Wall Street Journal was a perfect summation of something I think has been coming to a boil ove...

Nine Reasons Not To Delay Your Job Hunt

Nine Reasons Not To Delay Your Job Hunt

Who could be surprised to read in recent news that people receiving severance and unemployment benefits start their job searches l...

Tell-Tale Signs You Are Losing The Attention Of A Job Interviewer

Tell-Tale Signs You Are Losing The Attention Of A Job Interviewer

In job interviews or other business meetings we take people for granted thinking we have their undivided attention.  So we go int...

Three Ways To Start A Conversation & Improve Your Networking Skills

Three Ways To Start A Conversation & Improve Your Networking Skills

Not everyone is born with the salesperson gene that allows them to walk up to a complete stranger and talk about anything off the ...

How To Interpret A Job Rejection Letter

How To Interpret A Job Rejection Letter

Currently, there are six applicants for every open job in the American economy. The jobs we've lost are going to take a while to c...

Are Your References Destroying Your Chance At A Job?

Are Your References Destroying Your Chance At A Job?

Ten years ago I was sitting in the office of my client Dan, a marketing executive. In the middle of our meeting, the conversation...