Common Cents: Know The Value Of Your Work

Common Cents: Know The Value Of Your Work

The work we have or seek has a value, and though it appears logical for companies to know the specific value each job adds to the ...

Workplace Organization: Are You The Lackey, The Arguer or The Promotable?

Workplace Organization: Are You The Lackey, The Arguer or The Promotable?

Broken lines, broken strings, broken threads, broken springs, Broken idols, broken heads, People sleeping in broken beds. Ain't ...

Ten Reasons To Run From A Job Opportunity

Ten Reasons To Run From A Job Opportunity

One of the worst things that can happen to a talented job seeker is to get caught in the Vortex -- that swirling, chaotic place wh...

Turned Down For A Job? Decide If It’s Time For ‘Fight or Flight’

Turned Down For A Job? Decide If It’s Time For ‘Fight or Flight’

We all want to be wanted.  And no matter, how we brush it off, it hurts when someone turns us down. We are confident enough in ou...

What Is the Job Search Velvet Rope?

What Is the Job Search Velvet Rope?

Have you ever been to a movie premier? Great nightclub? Concert? Then you have experienced the “velvet rope.” It's the barrier...

The Art of Elevator Dancing

Tips to Think Positive At Work Or In A Job Interview

Optimism matters when looking for a job, making a sales call or asking for…anything. Here are three action steps that may help y...

Clearview Counterpoint: Is Corporate Recruiting Broken? Career & HR Experts Debate

Clearview Counterpoint: Is Corporate Recruiting Broken? Career & HR Experts Debate

Moderator: Liz Ryan Here’s the issue:  Observers of the current organizational recruiting-and-selection process, in place at...

Dream Your Job: Part 2 - Find or Fund?

Dream Your Job: Part 2 – Find or Fund?

There are two primary ways to think about work. Your job is either a source of meaning or the source of funds for meaning you crea...

Why Talented People Don't Get Hired

Why Talented People Don’t Get Hired

Employers call me and wail, "So many job candidates, and no one to fill my job." They say that the recent economic woes haven't ma...

How Important Are Your Friends In Finding Your Next Job?

How Important Are Your Friends In Finding Your Next Job?

A very close friend or mine acknowledges that four of the six jobs in his career came from me referring him to recruiters who had ...