I’ve written many times that interviewing is very much like dating. You go through the same phases: attraction, flirtation, getting-to-know-you meetings, and finally, a proposal and moving in together. And as in dating, the early days of the hiring process are when recruiters and applicants are on their best behavior. That’s why red flags during …
A great blog post by LinkedIn talks about the most-requested skills in employer job postings. I’ve re-posted it here. The post includes links to LinkedIn’s training courses. (available through a free 30-day trial; you can subscribe by the month after it ends.)
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, at least according to Andy Williams. For some of us, not so much. Here’s a list of resources to help you navigate the holiday season at work or in your job hunt.
He starts out by saying “I’ve lost count of the number of times I really wanted to halt an interview and provide coaching to a job candidate.” He’s seen too many candidates blow their chances at great jobs, not because of their skills, but because they haven’t mastered the basics of interviewing well.
You may think that charisma, like good looks, is something you’re born with – you either have it or you don’t. But like good looks, it can be learned and improved through practice, and the results are worth the effort.
Brené Brown is a researcher who has specialized in studying shame for most of her career. Her recent book, I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough” covers the topic of shame and how to develop resilience. She writes about how empathy …
Brené Brown is a researcher who has specialized in studying shame for most of her career. Her recent book, I Thought It Was Just Me (but it isn’t): Making the Journey from “What Will People Think?” to “I Am Enough” covers the topic of shame and how to develop resilience. She writes about how shame …
Here are some ways to make your job search more successful.
Although the common wisdom is that the holidays are a bad time to do a job search, you can make the time very productive for your transition.
I knew you’d have to read this. We’ve all had coworkers who drove us crazy, and apparently, for some of us, it’s reason enough to move on.