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 […]

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 […]