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Interviewing advice

If you want to succeed in your job interview (and who doesn’t?), it’s good to understand the perspective of the interviewer. What is he or she expecting from the candidate? … Continue reading

April 27, 2007

LinkedIn Blog

LinkedIn now has its own blog. It promises to be “a sounding board for all things LinkedIn.” See it here.

April 25, 2007

Quote: self-awareness

More leaders could use a dose of self-awareness, like Reeko (the skunk) in Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild: “I always thought they didn’t want me around because I … Continue reading

April 20, 2007 · 3 Comments

Quote: Finding purpose

In her book Keeping the Faith (reviewed previously in this blog), Ana Mollindo Mims begins with what amounts to a personal manifesto. She says, in part “I believe in destiny.” … Continue reading

April 19, 2007 · 1 Comment

7 principles to work by

My reading list has historically been second-hand, meaning that I tend to build my list based on recommendations from others. Rarely do I snoop around the shelves and tables of … Continue reading

April 19, 2007 · 1 Comment

Google to release slideshow application

Google CEO Eric Schmidt confirmed at the Web 2.0 Expo yesterday that Google will soon release a slideshow application for Google Apps. The slideshow application is viewed as the “missing … Continue reading

April 18, 2007 · 1 Comment

Advice for older job seekers

Thanks to YourHRGuy for drawing my attention to this article in Forbes Magazine. It offers three rules for older (40 plus) job seekers: Rule #1: Job seekers over 40 need … Continue reading

April 18, 2007 · 1 Comment

Note to butchers: don’t hire vegetarians

Thanks to the Be Excellent blog for pointing me to this article in Entrepreneur Magazine. In the article, Robert Kiyosaki stresses that businesses need to hire people with a passion … Continue reading

April 17, 2007

Prior comments can haunt you

Developing an online presence is an effective way to establish your professional brand, expand your network, and create opportunities. In fact, many writers now consider an online presence to be … Continue reading

April 17, 2007 · 1 Comment

LinkedIn presentation at ASTD

Someone once told me that an expert is someone who knows just a little more about a topic than you. In that spirit (I’ve been actively using LinkedIn only since … Continue reading

April 16, 2007
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