One of my company's most popular YouTube videos is about answering the question, "why do you want this job?" in an interview. Ironically, we get a ton (I mean a ton!), of snarky comments posted on it well.
Learning and development represents billions of dollars in investments for businesses – yet every time, I start a learning and development workshop by asking the audience a version of “Who resents being
By far the biggest issue I saw candidates come in with was a resume that was far too long. For example, I was once presented with a six-page resume for a director-level person. Fortunately for her, I ruthless.
For Walmart employees, seeking a promotion within the company has typically meant undergoing a comprehensive vetting process that included a detailed “paper-based assessment.” Combined with in-person the
I cover Baby Boomer careers, job search and pre-retirement topics. Jeff was a Baby Boomer executive who wrote to me to discuss his frustration that his résumé wasn’t getting any results.
Almost exactly two years ago, I had open heart surgery. They sawed my rib cage open, peeled it back, stitched and reconnected things, bolted me back up. I was immobile for three weeks and didn't feel normal
initial follow up message to the hiring manager, don’t keep contacting them. Nothing annoys a hiring manager more than a ‘just checking in’ email that’s sent prior to the date they’ve said a decision be
I’ve received thousands of resumes throughout my entire career – and believe me, I’ve seen them all: Too long, too short, too boring, too many typos, too hard to read and every layout imaginable. To be
Just when it looked as if public opinion was finally turning against the open plan office, yet another idiotic management fad has reared its ugly head. It's called hot desking, where nobody has their work