Unqualified? Don't Believe The Job Ad

Unqualified? Don’t Believe The Job Ad

At coffee with a headhunter friend of mine, I was railing about idiotic job postings. "Can you imagine Jane that a company would ...

Are You Asking The Right Questions Before Jumping Into a New Job?

Are You Asking The Right Questions Before Jumping Into a New Job?

This post is going to sound so simplistic that some readers may say to themselves…”Well, duh!”  I am prepared for it, becau...

Career Banks: Are You Invested Or Overdrawn?

Career Banks: Are You Invested Or Overdrawn?

How’s your Career Bank? Are you borrowing from it or investing in it? Are you starting to bounce career checks? It’s always th...

Protecting Your Brand During The Hiring Process: Advice for Jobseekers and Companies

Protecting Your Brand During The Hiring Process: Advice for Jobseekers and Companies

A number of people and company hiring authorities have responded to the recent post “Arrogance of Talent Supply Threatens To Con...

Job Hunt Got You Stressed? Try A 15-Minute Vacation

Job Hunt Got You Stressed? Try A 15-Minute Vacation

Engaging in competitive employment seeking is a draining, frustrating and time-consuming sport. Where you could expect a 5% respon...

The Downfall of HR; Can HR Be Saved?

The Downfall of HR; Can HR Be Saved?

I've been a Human Resources person since Cyndi Lauper ruled the airwaves, when HR was just another department. Back then, HR peop...

Didn’t Get The Job?  Don’t Forget Who Is Interviewing You: Everyone

Didn’t Get The Job? Don’t Forget Who Is Interviewing You: Everyone

As I read this past Sunday New York Times business section, I was reminded in the story by the CEO of Spreadshirt that when we are...

3 Ways To Help Companies Hire Smarter Sooner; Hint – Go Public

3 Ways To Help Companies Hire Smarter Sooner; Hint – Go Public

Quick: Name one product that you have purchased because you heard their recruiting practices were simply awesome? How about a stoc...

Ten Job Search Networking Pointers

Ten Job Search Networking Pointers

We’ve all experienced the resume black hole most companies extend as their welcome mat at their corporate career sites. It’s a...

Seven Essential Things To Know Before You Interview

Seven Essential Things To Know Before You Interview

Preparation and research are the keys to effective interviewing. For each interview you schedule, be prepared to do about 90 minut...