Our guest contributor, Paul Herman, offers a summary of unintended mistakes for small-business owners to avoid. Enough already with talk of our country’s fiscal cliff. How about the fiscal cliff (read more...)
Career changers and job seekers worry about getting their foot in the door. Freelancers wonder how they’ll get more clients. And ordinary workers everywhere are asking themselves: what can I (read more...)
Do you know when you log in to your LinkedIn account, how the opening screen shows (on the left hand side) the latest activity of your connections? Well, my friend (read more...)
Want to feel wildly popular and adored? Place a job posting on Craig’s List. Within minutes, your inbox will be flooded with fawning emails vying for your attention. By the (read more...)
Texting, “thx” is a perfectly fine acknowledgment when someone gives you directions to a party. It’s not so fine when they write a detailed recommendation for your business school application, get you a job, or find a buyer for your house. Here’s a better way to do it.
A friend of mine has confused asking for a LinkedIn recommendation with promiscuous sex and used car sales. “It makes me feel cheap, pushy, and desperate,” he explains. I ask (read more...)
You must be sick of people telling you that you’ve got to get a LinkedIn profile. Especially when you have clearly explained to them that you are busy, busy, BUSY. (read more...)
Imagine you and a friend are on a game show with a million dollar prize. To win it, all she has to do is explain what you do. Not what (read more...)