Business

The Problem With Networking, Part 3

If you haven’t yet, go back and read The problem with networking, Part 1 and The problem with networking, Part 2. The brand of “you” The brand of you is the tool you need to get remembered. A quality brand of you is the tool you need to get referrals. A quality […]

The Problem With Networking, Part 2

If you haven’t yet, go back and read The problem with networking, Part 1. There is a lot of truth to the statement: “you only get one chance to make a first impression.” While many employment consultants will tell you to get right out there, doing so before you are prepared […]

The Problem With Networking, Part 1

Unemployed? Looking for a job? Network. Get out to all those networking events. Call people and ask for informational interviews. Whenever you speak with anyone, get referrals from them. Right? Well, maybe. Sort of.A number of years ago, I went through a period of fairly long-term unemployment, and I think […]

30 Minute Job Interview Seminar, Part 2

If you haven’t read it yet, might want check out Part 1 of this series. The job applicant needs to not just show competence, but also needs to show fit in the company. As a hiring manager, I know it’s rare to find candidates that have all of the skills and […]

30 Minute Job Interview Seminar, Part 1

I’ve been interviewing potential hires for close to twenty years now and a number of years back, I had a long unemployment stint myself. I think it’s fair to say that I have quite a bit of interview experience on both sides of the table. I’ve been recruiting a few […]