Mid to Late Career
The Cycle of Interviewing: the Approach
Talk with Strangers
Most kids are told to avoid talking with strangers. Parents will instruct them to answer the phone or door a certain way, especially if...
Ronald Reagan believed that the nine most terrifying words in the English language are “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.” As...
Q & A about resumes
Many job seekers get stressed when they think about putting together or revising their resume. If you ask thirty different people for their opinion...
What to do about job ads
Less than 5% of all jobs are secured through answering ads. On the surface, this would seem backwards since the companies who are placing...
What happened to the “Human” part of HR?
One of the major complaints of job applicants is the time they spend filling out information for potential employers online. It can be tedious,...
Advice for “Older” Job Seekers
Many people wonder if they’re too old to be hired. I’ve noticed over the years that many “older” job seekers go to great lengths...
The Power of Relationships
I love to hear stories about how people got the jobs they have. When I ask, they typically start their response by saying, “Well,...
Seven Keys to a Successful Interview
Over the past thirteen years, I’ve had the pleasure of helping hundreds of job seekers successfully prepare for interviews. Many people feel inadequate in...