How To Put It, On A Job Interview

How To Put It, On A Job Interview

Let's say you're on a job interview. The interview questions and answers are flying. All of a sudden, they ask you a non-softball...

The Contract Adventure: Approaches To Life As A Contract Worker

The Contract Adventure: Approaches To Life As A Contract Worker

The prevailing thought they say, is that we will experience 10% unemployment for a long time. They also say that companies have ge...

The Joys Of Being Unemployable

The Joys Of Being Unemployable

Each day, I learn several new and interesting things as a part of my work. On the days where that doesn't happen, I'm irritable an...

Be The Non-Pleasing Job Seeker

Be The Non-Pleasing Job Seeker

A job seeker writes to me to ask: "What am I doing wrong? I research the employers I'm going to see. I answer their questions th...

Job Hunter? Take The Employer’s-Eye View

Job Hunter? Take The Employer’s-Eye View

A fellow called me on the phone and said, "I notice you do a lot of teleseminars. Would it be useful for you to have those telesem...

Is Your Job Hurting Your Resume?

Is Your Job Hurting Your Resume?

When I was a little kid, my mom used to tell us about the ice-delivery guy who would come down her street in Chicago, delivering i...

Job Recruiting Is Kaput

Job Recruiting Is Kaput

The process used to put people in jobs is really, really broken. Within the recruiting and HR professions, scant attention is bein...

Interviewing? How To Identify If A Job Is A Good Fit For Your Career

Interviewing? How To Identify If A Job Is A Good Fit For Your Career

Bet you've lived or heard the following horror story: You accepted a job and are happy to be there. Yes, your gut told you that so...

Resume Must-Haves: Relevance & White Space

Resume Must-Haves: Relevance & White Space

If I could burrow my way into the collective mind of job-seekers everywhere, I'd program this thought into its neurons: we don't ...

‘Help Me Help You’  Get Connected In Your Job Search

‘Help Me Help You’ Get Connected In Your Job Search

Not a week goes by that someone, or a number of people, ask me to connect them with someone else in the pursuit of finding a job. ...