Posts From: May 2012

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When a Pay Cut or Demotion Makes Sense

May 31, 2012 Changing Careers

Changing careers requires sacrifices. You may have to give up a prestigious title and its accompanying compensation to enter a new field. Yet, it’s difficult...

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Company Culture Elements mind map

What Cultural Nuances Energize YOU?

May 24, 2012 The Job Hunt

When I read Bill Barnett’s Harvard Business Review blog entry, “Investigate Culture, Ask the Right Questions,” I shook my head in agreement. A firm’s culture...

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Bear Gifts to an Informational Interview

May 17, 2012 Effective Networking

Show appreciation when you are given a gift. An informational interview is a gift to a job seeker or a curious soul. You will surface...

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Writing a Résumé Should Hurt

May 10, 2012 The Job Hunt

A résumé enables you to put your best foot forward so be painfully thoughtful about its content. It must showcase only...

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Tell Me Your Story but Alleviate My Headache

May 2, 2012 Interviewing

Here is how to think about attacking the old, “tell me about yourself” question.  The easy way to do...

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