When someone wants to see what you’re about professionally, they will look online. You had better be published there. (I’m not referring to LinkedIn solely, but to work-related publishing.) If you (read more...)
A reader hit the ‘Contact Us’ button and asked a question about change management and organizational behavior. What Suzanne Whang asked was: The problem I see with us “over-40-ers” is (read more...)
Let me be clear. This is the problem you face. Nowadays, even Santa Claus has trouble defining his Unique Value Proposition. Indeed, he looks like all the others, does the (read more...)
Suzanne had gone on five interviews and still had not gotten the job offer. Yet, the recruiter assured her that no one she had spoken with doubted her qualifications or (read more...)
You know it’s coming. It’s the most feared question during any job interview: Do you think I would look good in a cowboy hat? Just kidding. The real question is: (read more...)
Teaching for free can help you get everything from client leads and public speaking experience to a MacArthur Fellowship and having every parent in the world love you. Our guest poster, Will Bachman, explains how to get started with uber practical advice.
Whether you’re blanking on your date’s name, missed connecting with someone you’ve been trying to meet for a year, or getting zero response from the three emails to potentially huge (read more...)
As part of a close knit creative department, the copywriters and art directors were used to walking into each other’s offices to borrow awards books, the latest Adweek or some not well hidden enough stash of chocolate. Ed (read more...)
I recently attended the blandly titled “Writing and Publishing for Business and Professional Development” presentation at the New York City Bar. It could have more accurately been called: The Ultimate Networking Secret Especially If You Hate Networking. The panelists offered the best networking advice that I have heard since I have started paying attention to networking advice.