Category Archives: For Professional Job Seekers

For job seekers in the profession

What is this thing called “Networking” and where and when did it start?

We, homo sapiens sapiens, have been around for over 50,000 years. In the early days, we were hunters and gatherers and we lived our lives in groups of [..]

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15 Dirty Little Secrets For Landing Your Next HR Job…

Did you see this last May?  15 Dirty Little Secrets For Landing Your Next HR Job… by Alan Collins. It is even more true today. More and more [..]

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Every age you ever were….

Every age you ever were is still inside of you.

For Professional Job Seekers

Is this your company’s hiring practice?

Did you get a chance to catch this blog?
Nine Ways Employers Screw Up Hiring
Honesty tests, “Must know Excel,” “Where do you see yourself in five years?” and all the other nonsense that bedevils the hiring process Read more »

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Chasing the Entrepreneurial Dream

Your thesis defense approaches. “What are you going to do with your life?” they ask. “Get a postdoc position!” you say. Four (OK, maybe five or six) years go by. “What are you going to do with your life?” they ask. “Get a faculty position!” you say. Wait – maybe not. But, if not, then what happens next? Read more »

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Uncommon Search Strategies

I’ve been cruising the web looking at various job search strategies and found a few very unconventional ones and some excellent suggestions. The  NY State Department of Labor [..]

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Immediate Next Steps

you are unemployed and you need to start your job search.

How you handle the news and what you do immediately will set the stage for the next “chapter in your career.” I am only going to cover the initial steps to take to “get going.” Read more »

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OPEN POSITIONS: SECRET #4

  No company hires unless they have a problem they can’t solve with the people they are already paying. If the company you are looking at meets your [..]

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OPEN POSITIONS: SECRET #3

SECRET #3: The person trying to solve the problem and do their regular job knows about the need to hire before the VP, CEO or hiring manager does. [..]

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