Picture this: You are in kindergarten. The class is going on a walk, away from the classroom, and your teacher assigns each student a “buddy,” so no one gets lost. Imagine on your first day in third grade, your teacher pairs you with a current … Read more about Job Search Stalled? Try the Buddy System
Once upon a time not very long ago, I wanted a certain job. I knew there would be competition. I knew I had to stand out. There would be lots of people with my skills interested in the role. So, I did what most people do: I revised my … Read more about Resume Not Working? You Are Overlooking This.
I talk to a lot of people who are unhappy or uncertain about their professional futures. They can smell the layoffs coming. They have reached a glass ceiling. They are no longer as interested in their specialties as they once were. Pay has … Read more about How to Think About Getting Help with Your Job Search
I’m going to say something that might not be popular with my readers: If you are not getting a job offer, it is time to consider that you might be the problem. There, I said it. I felt I had to say something, because I see so much posted … Read more about The Hiring System is Broken (a story we tell ourselves)
I finally gave in and started watching “Modern Love” on Amazon Prime. It’s a series based on essays published in the New York Times; essays about love. It’s also a podcast featuring celebrities reading some of these essays. I’ve always loved the … Read more about Keep Going. Things are Happening. It Just Takes Time
You probably wonder sometimes when you’re talking to employers, “Why are they asking me that?” Because sometimes the questions seem so, well…canned, or in some cases, disconnected from anything practical.It’s not done to throw you off. I … Read more about How do I answer Those Tricky Interview Questions?