Three Ways You Are Screwing Up Your Phone Interview

Yes, I'm talking to you, presumably capable and qualified job seeker. You submitted a resume for a position for which you are at a fit. You were contacted for a phone interview. (yay!) The phone interview is scheduled. Just a formality, right? You are already wondering whether you should take your suit for a run through the dry cleaner. You [...]

What in the He** is a Career Coach?

Oh! So you're a recruiter? NO! You wouldn't believe how often we are asked that. So when one of my fab coaches, Jeff, got a thank-you email from one of his happy clients, I thought the client's explanation of the value of having a career coach, a Jeff, was a great answer to the question: "What [...]

Recruiters Don’t Work For You. Ever.

I am sharing part of my book "Stop Peeing on Your Shoes: Avoiding the 7 Mistakes That Screw Up Your Job Search" Want to know more? Download my podcast! http://webtalkradio.net/shows/get-career-happy/ Read my ink.  If you ever hear words resembling these come out of your mouth, or anyone else’s mouth for that matter, you will know [...]

Rock Your Interview Follow Up!!

Following up and doing so appropriately is one of the most important- and neglected- part of rocking your interview. So few people send thank-you notes (not emails!) that when you do, you really stand out as a professional- thorough, detail oriented, thoughtful and proactive. It's a way to stand out for all of the right [...]