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Are you driving while looking out your rear-view mirror? The reason the rear-view mirror in your car is so small compared to the windshield is because we are taught to drive while looking ahead, not behind. While it is helpful to gaze briefly in the rear-view mirror...read more
3 Things to do when preparing to interview – 4 If you watch the video No matter how substantial a companies’ HR team is, hiring new talent is never a walk in the park. There are resumes across multiple platforms to sift through, cover letters to read over, and...read more
Trouble motivating your team? Try this for success!... We all want to live a rich life, whatever that means. Some people want money and power, others want prestige and recognition. Some of us just want respect, and most everyone wants happiness. Americans want big...read more
Early in my career running a recruiting and placement company, I accompanied a candidate on an interview for a Computer Operations job at a prestigious client that I desperately needed to impress. I thoroughly prepared and grilled him in order to help put his best...read more
So you have to write a resume and it has been a while. Where do you start? First, you have to decide how many pages your resume will occupy. Should you keep it to one page? Is more than two pages too much? If you are an entry level job searcher, or have less than five...read more
I have helped hundreds, if not thousands, of candidates, friends and family prepare for employment interviews. I am frequently asked, “What questions should I be prepared to answer in my interview?” There are several questions you should be prepared to answer. What...read more
Congratulations, you have decided to jump into the job market! How do you go about finding the job of your dreams? It isn’t difficult to find jobs to apply for, but it may be more difficult than you think to land a “good job.” To find job openings all you need to do...read more
Whether you are interviewing for an Internship or a Vice President position, you should assume there is stiff competition for the role. Prepare for your interview as if you are an underdog. Assume it is going to be a close race, and do the small things that can...read more
Reason 1. An old horse farmer told me so. I have a long-term client who is a high- level executive in a healthcare company and he runs a farm on the side. Over lunch one day he told me the secret to getting the most work out of a team of horses is the same as getting...read more
One of my clients was a CIO at a large healthcare company. He enjoyed sharing his leadership insights with me. At the time, he had a large project that was going badly. It was a serious situation that eventually cost him his job. In the midst of the bedlam, I asked...read more