Networking is important. This is widely known. However, candidates aren’t quite sure whom to target for their networking efforts. Here’s the first mistake. They focus all their efforts on the HR department, or in-house recruiters. Bad idea. Don’t beat your head against the wall. These are elite troops guarding the front gate. They are inundated … Continued

“What are the 3 strongest things you bring to the table as a candidate?” the interviewer asks. “I’m a people person. I have a strong work ethic and I have a commitment to integrity,” goes the common reply. This really says nothing. There is no differentiation between you and any other candidate with this kind … Continued

On select Fridays I will pose a challenge to you, the reader, to improve your lives and careers in some small way. Do you accept the challenge? For most of my life I would simply take what was offered and not get too concerned about the small things that weren’t quite to my liking. I … Continued