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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]