Handling Illegal Interview Questions

Jim, 48, is sitting in an interview, which has been going well. He's confident that his qualifications match those of the position, and he believes he'll fit into the corporate culture. As the interview is winding down, the interviewer casually asks: "Will your family mind the relocation from New York to Texas?" How should Jim … Continue reading Handling Illegal Interview Questions

You resigned.  You were given a counter offer.  Now what?

Breaking up is hard to do. To gear up for the fateful day, the “dumper” usually plays the scenario over and over in his or her mind until the perfect break up line is found; a line that has the right balance of honesty and diplomacy. The dumper’s vision usually ends smoothly, without complications, and … Continue reading You resigned.  You were given a counter offer.  Now what?

So, Why Don’t You Tell Me About Yourself?

“So, why don’t you tell me about yourself?” is the most frequently asked interview question. It’s a question that most interviewees expect and the one they have the most difficulty answering.  Though one could answer this open-ended question in a myriad of ways, the key to answering this question or any other interview question is … Continue reading So, Why Don’t You Tell Me About Yourself?

LinkedIn Workforce Report | July 2018 | 20 of the largest U.S. metro areas

San Francisco's LinkedIn Profile & Resume Writing Service I’m a big data person! Are you too?  How about localized employment trends for 20 of the largest U.S. metro areas published by LinkedIn every month?!?   Ok, I cannot lie – I absolutely love this stuff. It helps me understand the employment trends across the United … Continue reading LinkedIn Workforce Report | July 2018 | 20 of the largest U.S. metro areas

Are you ignoring connections already in your pipeline?

Here's a Social Paradigm Shift for 2019 Many of us (US, meaning me too) continue to seek NEW connections, NEW followers, NEW likes, NEW adds to our circle etc. What are we thinking? Have we forgotten the people who are holding our social media platform intact already? Yes, I believe we have. I am guilty … Continue reading Are you ignoring connections already in your pipeline?

Have you requested your LinkedIn account data lately? [Infographic Included]

The end of the year is always a great time to export your data from your LinkedIn account. As LinkedIn says, 'your data belongs to you and you can download an archive at any time.' To find the Data Export tool and request an archive, follow these instructions: Note: Steps work for both the old … Continue reading Have you requested your LinkedIn account data lately? [Infographic Included]

Unlock the 18 questions we ask clients to reveal their professional worth – Our 2018 Gift To You

It's almost 2019 and I'm giving this away to you for free. I feel like I'm giving away a 'secret' but truly it is a 'gift.' Yes, it's the questions I ask all of my clients that truly reveals how they have added value to a company and themselves [professionally]. See, I understand resume writing … Continue reading Unlock the 18 questions we ask clients to reveal their professional worth – Our 2018 Gift To You

Getting Organized as an Entrepreneur in 2019 is Paramount

My personal journey started just over 6 years ago when working corporate became exhausting and quite the juggle. I’m sure you know what falls under the umbrella of 'juggle' but just to name a few ~ raising a family, maintaining a home, activities, extended family responsibilities, keeping abreast of the office changes and policies and the dreaded Tyson's Corner, … Continue reading Getting Organized as an Entrepreneur in 2019 is Paramount